Wednesday, June 16, 2010

June 16, 2010

Happy Last Day of School.

I want to wish you all a safe and healthy summer.
Please answer the following questions in word, print and submit.
  • What did you enjoy the most about this class?
  • What did you enjoy least about this class?
  • What would you change about this class?

Thank you for being such a wonder class. I truly enjoyed my time with you.


Mrs. Wilk

Friday, May 7, 2010

May 7, 2010

Welcome to Fun Friday!
Today you will be finishing all Newsletters.
You should have completed the following assignments:
  • 15 Most Beautiful People
  • Birthday Newsletters
  • Chocolate Newsletter
Today's Assignment:
Flyer Worksheet: Please retype and make changes according to the directions.
Also, Add a boarder, make it "Pleasing to the Eye"

When finished, you may play games on free, or textwist2
Have fun!!!

Thursday, April 29, 2010

April 29, 2010

1. Create a newsletter for the 11 rules of life.
Include Subtitles with background color change.
2. People Magazine isn't the only one creating the Most Beautiful People List.
Create a Newsletter of "15 Most Beautiful People"
Choose people who have accomplished something ex: Donated Money to Haiti, Organized a fundraiser, Won a Grammy etc.
Use the Drop Cap, Highlighter, Justify features.

**Remember, beauty comes from within. You are all beautiful people!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

April 27, 2010

Today we are going to add a table to a newsletter.
  • Please retype and use proper formatting skills to create the Newsletter "Throwing out the First Ball"
  • Use the Internet to complete the table in the newsletter

Textbook Page 173

Activity 1

Learn and apply rules. Retype sentences and apply the rule to the sentences marked "apply"

Have a wonderful Day! :)

Friday, April 23, 2010

April 23, 2010

Complete 2 five minute timings in ATRT.

Finish Strategies for Success newsletter

Retype Gotta Dance Newsletter

Fun Friday challenges!

Monday, April 19, 2010

April 19, 2010

Warm up: Who won an award last night at the ACM's?
Page 180
55A 3x
Letter 1
Personal Business Letter Retype the letter on the right. Add the information in the left margin for the return address, and date (sample letter found on page 78)
Letter 2
Create letterhead for this letter. Format letter as a business letter. Use proper layout

Finish Travel Assignment
Complete News Internet research

Thursday, April 15, 2010

April 15, 2010

Hello All
Today you will be typing the Business Letter on page 177
Please insert comments to label the parts of the letter
Print, show it to me and put in your folder for futher use

Please complete the Travel Activity: follow directions

If you did not vote on your favorite music video, you may do now

Have a wonderful spring day!

Friday, April 9, 2010

April 9, 2010

Create Letterhead by following the instruction sheet.
  • Personal Letterhead
  • Business Letterhead
  • College Letterhead

If you did not finish your timings, please do so!

Report Test: Page 165, 166, 167 (table of Contents)

Add endnotes on a seperate sheet to the report.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

April 7, 2010

Welcome Back!
Please open up a new folder for "April"
Textbook page 161 Warm up 49A 1-3 three times each
Open your Globalization Report from your March Folder (page 159)
Add 49B to your report (located in textbook on pages 161-162)
Complete 3, three minute timings in ATRT Print your report and calculate your grade.
Have fun! :)

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

March 17, 2010

Happy St. Patty's Day! Please complete your table project. When you finished, print and stable together Hand in with your name on the front page.

Monday, March 15, 2010

March 15, 2010

Please continue working on your table assignment. Remember to put one table on each page and save your work according to your instruction sheet.
Have a great day!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

March 11, 2010

You are going to create 7 different tables. Please follow directions for each table. Use reference sheet (handout) to make changes to your table.
You will be given two blocks to complete this test.
If you did not complete your Olympic table, you will have time today to do so.
Have a fun.

Friday, March 5, 2010

March 5, 2010

Continue working on Tables:
  • Open Monday's Table page 89
  • Delete bottom three rows
  • Add three rows at top of table under title
  • Insert information found on the bottom of page 89
  • Complete Activity 3 & 4 page 90 follow directions
  • Complete Activity 8 & 9 page 92 follow directions
  • Current Event Assignment: One paragraph
  • Fun Friday Games if time remains.

Monday, March 1, 2010

March 1, 2010

Hello All and Welcome Back to March Madness!
Today we will be learning how to create tables.
Please complete the following activities before we start to learn about tables.

Create your March Folder
Warm up: Type a one paragraph essay on what you did on your Snow Day and save it to your March folder as warm up 3.1.10

Complete two 3 minute timings in ATRT. Print your results for grading

Retype definitions on page 87 print and save to your folder.

Friday, February 12, 2010

February 12, 2010

Today we are finishing our collages.

Take two 3 minute timed writings in ATRT.

Complete Love Song Activity: research two love songs on the internet. and retype, format, center, change fonts, add picture.

Retype St. Valentine's Day paragraph

Have Fun!

Thursday, February 4, 2010

February 4, 2010

Students are to complete handouts
Handout 1 Finish complete activities Five Six and Seven, print and save
Handout 2 Have students retype Personal Business Letter Example 3 and 9 Print and Save

If finished:
Students are to continue working on their Collages that they started last block.
Students are to retype Approved typing games: Typer Shark, Text Twist (

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

January 29, 2010

Warm up Page 99 Type the rules in Bold. Type each learn sentence and the add corrections to each apply sentence under the rule. (complete lines 1-25) Print and hand in

Retype the memo: "Madison National Bank". Correct the errors in spelling and end-of line division. Mark the errors on the paper using appropriate proofreading symbols. Hand in the correctly typed memo and the handout with the proofreading symbols inserted.

Approved typing games: Typer Shark, Text Twist (
Key Man, Bubbles (

January 27, 2010

Block 5
Page 102 Personal Business Letter (bottom of page)
Follow directions for block 6

Block 6
Pronoun agreement
Type the rules and learn sentences, Type the Apply sentences and insert proper pronouns to each sentence by following the stated rule. lines 1-18

Page 76 Proofread and Correct the 10 sentences

Activity 2 Use the Internet to answer the questions

Activity 4 Read the paragraph and decide whether the student's action was right or wrong (legally, ethically, or morally). Compose a paragraph stating your view and given your reasons.

Monday, January 25, 2010

January 25, 2010

Proofreading Day
1. Retype handout Job 7, "City Of Dallas, Texas" Insert proper proofreading changes.
Follow MLA print and save
2. Retype handout Job 2, Halls of Fame Insert prper proofreading changes.
Follow Unbound report format. Print and Save

Thursday, January 21, 2010

January 21, 2010

Students are to log into All The Right Type. Complete 2 two minute timings. Print Results.

Students are to complete the following activities: (follow directions in the margins)
Retype memo page 102 using proper format
Retype Personal Business Letter page 102 using proper format, substitute your name for senders name
Lesson 36 B Retype unbound report page 103 -104 using proper format

** If time allows, students can start the internet search on “New Jersey”
Assessment: students are to complete all three activities using proper format, technique and proofreading skills

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

January 19, 2010

1. Lesson 27 on page 72
2. Complete Warm up: Lesson 27A 2 times each
3. ATRT: Complete a 2 minute timed writing twice Lesson 2A and 3A
4. Complete 27B Imigration to America Report Use proper format. Refer to notes for settings
5. Retype Martin Luther King Handout. Follow directions

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

January 14, 2010

Refer to Textbook
1. Type "Samuel Clemens", pg. 70 as an unbound report. Save as unbound, report, pg. 70
2. Type References, pg. 71 in a separate document. Save as References, pg. 70
3. When all parts are complete, assemble your unbound report in the proper order and hand in.
Complete a current event assignment: Choose an article on the internet using approved web sites. Include the follow: Who What When Where and Why?

Friday, January 8, 2010

January 13, 2010

Learn to Format Unbound Reports

Retype page 65 Print and label parts of the. report Save in Jan. folder as report p 65
Continue with the following:
Write a personal business letter to someone that you admire. Follow proper formatting skills. Proofread, print.
Create an envelop for you letter and print on paper. Save & Print

January 8, 2010

Create Your Own Scavenger Hunt
Choose a topic. (make sure it is not offensive to anyone in anyway)

Generate 10 questions related to your topic. The answers to these questions must come from at least three web sites.

In Word, create two documents.

The first document is the Scavenger Hunt with the questions. Put your name and "block" in the header of the document.

Key in a title centered on the line.

Number your ten questions.

Format the document so it looks nice. You may use graphics, if you wish.

Save the document as "Scavenger Hunt" in your 1st Marking Period folder.

The second document is the answer key.
Be sure that the questions are on both documents. (I recommend that you open the "Scavenger Hunt" file and Save As "Scavenger Hunt Answer Key." On the answer key, note the web site you used to get the answer next to each question.

Be sure that both of these documents are saved in your January folder on the network.

Print the documents and submit.

Total points: 30 points: 20 for Scavenger Hunt, 10 for Answer Key

Monday, January 4, 2010

January 4, 2010

Happy New Year!
Today you will be constructing a Business Letter using the Project Handout located in the front of the room in the folder. You are to choose one scenario. Your Personal Business Letter should include at least 2 paragraphs long. The most creative letter in the class will receive an extra 5 points. Refer to the sample letter on page 78 if necessary.

When you have completed the project, format the letters on page 82 and 83. Print and Save.