cmscomputerlit Mrs. Brown
Creekwood Middle School Computer Literacy Class
 
Assignment:  Using Microsoft word create a two page, four column newsletter about Creekwood Middle School.  Include graphics and pictures.  The CMS website is a good place to start.  Good luck!
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Vocabulary  -  Copy and paste these words into your vocabulary notebook.  Then use Bookshelf, Onelook.com or your glossary folder to define.  Always use the "Computer Science" definition.

Module 1
1. global village
2. computer
3. interactive
4.  PDA

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Activity 1 -  Slide Show Presentation

Sudents you will create this in ClarisWorks.  Hey, by Friday you will have created the most incredible slide show for everyone to see. 

Slide 1  -  The Global Village
Slide 2  -  Who Uses Computer?
Slide 3  -  Computer, Computers Everywhere
Slide 4  -  How Computers Remember                       
Slide 5  -  Programming Language
Slide 6  -  Applications Software
Slide 7  -  Computers are fun!
Slide 8  -  Credits (optional)

You will be graded on presentation, clear and interesting graphics, important information that teaches...short phrases that get the message across!

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Module 2
5. input
6. processing
7. storage
8. output
9. systems software
10. applications software
11. hardware
12. software
13. Read-Only Memory (ROM)
14. boot
15. soft copy
16. Central Processing Unit (CPU)
17. data
18. control unit
19. Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU)
20. integrated circuit
21. silicon
22. chip
23. microprocessor
24. binary system
25. bit
25. byte
27.  Kilobyte  (K)
28.  Megabyte  (MB)
29.  Gigabyte  (GB)
30.  terabyte  (TB)
31.  primary storage
32.  secondary storage
33.  floppy disk
34.  hard disk
35.  CD-ROM
36.  RAM (random access memory)

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Module 7

37.  telecommunications
38.  network
39.  e-mail
40.  file transfer
41.  modem
42.  baud rate
43.  online
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Cyber Terms
44.  browser
45.  Netscape Navigator
46.  web site
47.  home page
48.  icon
49.  search engine
50.  LAN
51.  hyperlinks
52.  hypertext links
53.  HTTP
54.  HTML
55.  domains
56.  bookmarks
57.  toolbar
58.  scroll bar
59.  uploading
60.  downloading
61.  server
62.  ISP
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Edutainment Vocabulary
Define the following "Edutainment Vocabulary." Add to vocabulary notebook.

63. pixels
64. JPEG
65. GIF
66. bitmap
67. wave file (WAV)
68. animation
69. interactive animation
70. digital compositioning
71. digitizing
72. virtual reality
73. simulation
74. real time
75. MIDI
76. DVD
77. digital
78. Digital camera
79. Digital video
80. HDTV
81. 3-D Graphics
82. CD burner
83. MP-3 Player

Activity:
Visit www.howstuffworks.com. Choose one of the above terms and report on how it works. Use your own words (step by step)Example: 1, 2, 3, 4. Give graphics if available. Make it a poster in drawing.

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Module 3
84.  video game
85.  virtual reality
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Module 4
86.  computer graphics
87.  graphical user interface (GUI)
88.  icon
89.  touch pad
90.  graphics tablet
91.  scanner
92.  digitizing tablet
93.  clip art
94.  pixel
95.  resolution
96.  toolbox
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Module 5
97.  copy and paste
98.  cut and paste
99.  delete
100.  insert
101.  word wrap
102.  find and replace
103.  formatting
104.  flush left
105.  flush right
106.  justified
107.  boldface
108.  desktop publishing
109.  impact printer
110.  nonimpact printer

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Module 6
111.  database
112.  file
113. record
114. field
115. entry
116. sort
117. arrange
118. search
119. find
120. template

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Module 8
121. spreadsheet
122. grid
123. coordinate
124. column
125. row
126. cell
127. address
128. active cell
129. selected cell
130. status line
131. formula line
132. formula

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Module 9
133.  card
134.  field
135.  button
136.  page
137.  hypermedia
138.  bug
139.  debugging

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Review

140.  telenetworking
141.  ascending order
142.  decending order
143.  scroll
144.  piracy
My Quia activities and quizzes
Module 2
https://www.quia.com/quiz/213275.html
Module 3 & 4 Graphics Quiz
https://www.quia.com/quiz/218586.html
Module 5 Quiz
https://www.quia.com/quiz/224859.html
Module 6 Quiz
https://www.quia.com/quiz/224882.html
Quiz Module 8
https://www.quia.com/quiz/228906.html
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