Computer Assignments For 8th Grade

Three Branches of American Government and Three Texans Who Have Influenced Our Democracy

Title – Three Branches of American Government and Three Texans Who Have Influenced Our DemocracyBy – Mary MillsPrimary Subject – Social StudiesSecondary Subjects – Computers / Internet Duration: 3 days – 45 minutes each session Texas Knowledge and Skills Standards Addressed: Social Studies TEKS: …

Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Differentiated Learning Egyptian Project

Title – Differentiated Learning Egyptian Project By – Natalie Runice Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art, Language Arts, Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6-8 This is a differentiated learning project that wraps up our study of Egypt. The …

Subjects:

Art, Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Ordering Rational Numbers

Title – Ordering Rational Numbers By – Dawn Agar Primary Subject – Math Secondary Subjects – Language Arts, Computers / Internet Grade Level – 8 Background: This lesson plan is part of a larger unit covering number sense and operations. The students …

Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Math  

Grade:

8  

PowerPoint Book Reports

Title – PowerPoint Book Reports By – Sherry Langfitt Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6-12 PowerPoint Book Report Goal: A different way of presenting a book report utilizing technology Anticipatory Set: Teach students …

Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

My Dream Room

Title – My Dream Room By – Julie A. Mater Primary Subject – Computers / Internet Secondary Subjects – Math Grade Level – 7-8   Objectives: The student will be able to use his spreadsheet abilities to keep track of his spending. …

Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Math  

Grades:

7, 8  

A Photo Story 3 personal narrative is created here

Title – Personal Narrative Photo Story Presentation By – Liza Moreno Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6-8 Concept / Topic to Teach: Multimedia Presentations, Biographies, Narrative Writing Texas Standards Addressed: 6.14 A-E 6.16 …

Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Plant Transpiration – Plants Sweat Too!

Title – Plant Transpiration – Plants Sweat Too! By – Erik Hanchett Primary Subject – Science Secondary Subjects – Computers & Internet Grade Level – 6-8 Objective: Students will identify the factors and processes of plant transpiration in context of the water …

Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Science  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Students create a travel brochure to an imaginary place in this lesson

Title – Travel Brochure By – Charisse Riser Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Social Studies, Art, Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6- 8 Have students fold a piece of paper into threes. Your paper is to become a …

Subjects:

Art, Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Here is a good beginning-of-the-year lesson for introducing essay structure

  Title – Essay Structure Lesson By – Christine Helwig Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subject – Computers & Internet Grade Level – 6-9  This is a great lesson for introducing the essay structure to your students. By introducing the essay …

Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8, 9  

Here is an elaborate idea for creating an interactive media community service project involving the creation of a logo, letterhead, brochure, newspaper ad, and PowerPoint presentation about a local ca

  Title – Interactive Media Community Service Project By – Ron Ross Primary Subject – Computers / Internet Secondary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 8-12 Working in groups of 2 or 3, determine a school or community need and prepare …

Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts  

Grades:

8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

Here students study multimedia persuasion techniques and use them to create Photo Story 3 advertisements

Title – Improving Multimedia Literacy Skills Using Photo Story 3 By – Emily Moore Primary Subject – Computers / Internet Secondary Subjects – Language Arts, Social Studies, Music, Art, Grade Level – Grades 5-8  Concept/Topic to Teach: Deliberate juxtaposition of images, sound, …

Subjects:

Art, Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

This lesson is for creating a PowerPoint Presentation on the Revolutionary War

Title – American Revolutionary War PowerPoint Presentation By – Michelle Anderson Subject – Social Studies, Language Arts, Computers Grade Level – 5th – 8th Materials: Microsoft PowerPoint, reference materials for the Revolutionary War (this could easily be adapted to any unit of …

Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

A fun idea for an online lesson on Leap Year

Title – Leap Year Day by – Lorah A. Perry Subject – Math, Science, Computers & Internet Grade Level – 5-8 Today is a special and unusual day that happens only once every 4 years.  1) When did the practice of adding …

Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Math, Science  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

Here’s a fun Jeopardy-style game idea for learning computer terms

  Title – Computer Terminology Jeopardy Review Game By – Leslie Allen Primary Subject – Computers / Internet Secondary Subjects –  Grade Level – 7 – 10 Supplies Needed: Large blackboard or dry erase board. List of five-six categories and questions for …

Subject:

Computers & Internet  

Grades:

7, 8, 9, 10  

A good lesson that involves making a poetry notebook

  Title – Putting Together a Poetry Notebook By – Marna Peck Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Art, Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6-8 grade This project can be introduced at the beginning of an extensive poetry unit …

Subjects:

Art, Computers & Internet, Language Arts  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

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Projects and Class Assignments!

(Check below for the Elementary Themes and Projects Page)

 

Class assignments etc., that I have used from various years, click on the appropriate link

(Some documents require Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and these software applications must be installed on your computer to view certain files)

 

Presentation Rubric for Grading Purposes

Computers and You

What do you do?  What do you do answers:

Basic Troubleshooting

Computer Terms

Computer Terms Grades 3-8 http://kingofalltechnology.com/bencomputerwords.pdf

Word Art Example for demonstration purposes

Setting up a Yahoo E-mail account

Slide Show Project (3rd quarter 6-8th grade) A

Slide Show Project (3rd quarter 6-8th grade) B

Slide Show Project (3rd quarter 3-8th grade) C

Car Data and Car Template (use for projects possibly grades 4-8)

Roller Coaster Project Template (use for projects possibly grades 4-8)

Fast food graph and Fast food worksheet (use for projects possibly grades 4-8)

Shopping Spree (use for projects possibly grades 4-8)

Fun with Fonts, Microsoft Clipart, Microsoft Word Art, and Skittles Activity (Elementary Grades)

Skittles Activity (what it should look like)

Quiz on Microsoft Excel

Excel pictograph lesson provided by Sandy Gonsowski, Holy Cross Elementary School

APA Scavenger Hunt Activity

 

Projects November 2010 - 2017

Animal Project Using PowerPoint

Chapter Presentation Project Using PowerPoint

Multiplication Table in PowerPoint

50 States Project using PowerPoint (have students select a state and research this)

Black History Month Project using PowerPoint (have students research about Black History Month) (download will take a few minutes, I like the graphics in this powerpoint)

Have students create a Journal using this template with Microsoft Word

Create your own Jeopardy Game with this PowerPoint

How to create interactive Google Presentations by Eric Curts

Jeopardy Game Templates for Google Slides http://sparccplugs.blogspot.com/2014/02/jeopardy-game-templates-for-google.html

 

Scratch Videos

Scratch Video 1 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/scratch1A.mp4

Scratch Video 2 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/scratch1B.mp4

 

Scratch Guides and Workbooks

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/scratchguide.pdf

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/scratchworkbook.pdf

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/scratchworkbook.pptx

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/scratchguide.pptx

Other Technology Projects (found online etc. and used in experiences)

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/cheyenneindians.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/copyandpasteanimal.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/copyandpastefractions.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/copyimages.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/excelbarchart.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/excelfirstchart.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/facebooktemplate.ppt

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/formattingfun.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/formattingfun2.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/kwakiutlindians.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/navajoindians.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/newspapertemplate.ppt

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/somestatepowerpoint.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/techchoiceboard1.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/wordbeginningpractice.doc

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/wordtips2016.doc

 

Student Examples

Green Sea Turtle Facts (Third Grade) (pdf download)

 

Class Projects 2013-2017

Voyage of the Mimi 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kvz1Ey2JipI&list=PL9666B29071E188E6 Episodes 1-13

Voyage of the Mimi 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3re1ROrBZsg&list=PL906D4A47FFF4D76F Episodes 1-12

How to create Notecards:

http://kingofalltechnology.com/howtonote1.pdf

http://kingofalltechnology.com/howtonote2.pdf

http://kingofalltechnology.com/notecardspres1.pdf

http://kingofalltechnology.com/notecardspres2.pdf

Example Source Cards http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/source1.pdf

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/source2.pdf

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/source3.pdf

http://kingofalltechnology.com/elementarypp.pdf Research Writing Introduction

http://kingofalltechnology.com/grade3research.pdf Research 3rd Grade

http://kingofalltechnology.com/bigsix.pdf Big 6 Doing Research and Writing the Research Paper

http://kingofalltechnology.com/bigsixrub.pdf Big 6 Rubric

http://kingofalltechnology.com/nauticalterms.pdf Nautical Terms

http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaexampleword.doc APA Example Microsoft Word

http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlaexample.pdf MLA example

http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlamiddle.pdf MLA Guide for Middle School Guidelines for Bibliography and Documenting Sources

http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlaexample2.pdf MLA example #2

http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlaexample3.pdf MLA example #3

http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaexample.pdf APA Example

http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaelementary.doc (4th-5th Grade APA example word document)

http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaelementary.pdf (4th-5th Grade APA example PDF document)

http://kingofalltechnology.com/apamlainternet.pdf (APA and MLA in text and reference using Websites)

In Text Citations APA http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/intextcitapa.pdf

In Text Citations APA http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/intextcitapa2.pdf

5th Grade Gifted Research Paper http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchpaperwhales5thgrade.pdf

4th Grade Gifted Research Paper http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchpaperwhales4thgrade.pdf

isearch example http://kingofalltechnology.com/isearch.pdf

3-5th Grade State Project NEW http://kingofalltechnology.com/statesproject.pdf

http://teacher.scholastic.com/Mathhunt/index.asp Math Hunt Activities

3-5th Grade Mad Libs Project http://kingofalltechnology.com/madlibs.pdf

3-5th Grade License Plate Quickies http://kingofalltechnology.com/licenseplate.pdf

3-5th Grade Animals http://kingofalltechnology.com/animals.pdf

Comic Strips Activity 3-5th Grade http://kingofalltechnology.com/comic1.pdf http://kingofalltechnology.com/comic2.pdf http://kingofalltechnology.com/comic3.pdf

Perfect Vacation http://kingofalltechnology.com/perfectvacation.pdf

Picture Writing http://kingofalltechnology.com/picturewriting.pdf

Locked Locker http://kingofalltechnology.com/lockedlocker.pdf

Elementary Rubric for Writing http://kingofalltechnology.com/rubricwriting.pdf

Outline Example http://kingofalltechnology.com/outlineexample.pdf Whale

Outline Example Mexico http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/mexicooutline1.pdf  Mexico

Choice Research Paper 4th Grade http://kingofalltechnology.com/choiceresearch4.pdf

Choice Research Paper 5th Grade http://kingofalltechnology.com/choiceresearch5.pdf

Tic Tac Toe Reading (Grades 3-5) Fiction and Nonfiction Project http://kingofalltechnology.com/tictacreading.pdf

Cursive Writing New American Cursive http://kingofalltechnology.com/cursive1.pdf

http://www.newamericancursive.com/

Cursive Writing Older http://kingofalltechnology.com/cursive2.pdf

Cursive Writing Older http://kingofalltechnology.com/cursive3.pdf

Current Events Assignment 1 http://kingofalltechnology.com/currentevents1.pdf

Current Events Assignment 2 http://kingofalltechnology.com/currentevents2.pdf

ARTICLE LESSON GRADES 3-5 http://kingofalltechnology.com/articlelesson.pdf

Research Paper Grades 4-5 http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchpaperwhalesmexico4-5.pdf

Research Paper Grades 6-8 http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchpaper6-8thgrade.pdf

Research Project Guide A Handbook for Teachers and Students http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchguideELEM.pdf

Big 6 Skills Handouts for both younger and older students http://kingofalltechnology.com/big6handout.pdf

Research Project Guides

Elementary http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/researchguideelem2.pdf

Middle School http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/researchguidemiddleschool.pdf

High School http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/researchguidehighschool.pdf

Voyage of the Mimi 1 Worksheets

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage1.pdf Episode 1

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage2.pdf  Episode 2

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage3.pdf Episode 3

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage4.pdf Episode 4

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage5.pdf Episode 5

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage6.pdf Episode 6

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage7.pdf Episode 7

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage8.pdf Episode 8

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage9.pdf Episode 9

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage10.pdf Episode 10

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage11.pdf Episode 11

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage12.pdf Episode 12

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage13.pdf Episode 13

Packet for Voyage of the Mimi 1 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Shamblinvoyage1packet.pdf

Packet for Voyage of the Mimi 1 Expedition Vocabulary http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinvoygeepevocab.pdf

Packet for Voyage of the Mimi 1 Expedition Questions

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyageexpequestions.pdf

Wild About Whales Assignments

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/wildwhales.pdf

 

Voyage of the Mimi 2 Worksheets

Packet for Voyage of the Mimi 2

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Shamblinvoyage2packet.pdf

Episode 1 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_1.pdf

Episode 2 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_2.pdf 

Episode 3 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_3.pdf

Episode 4 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_4.pdf

Episode 5 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_5.pdf

Episode 6 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_6.pdf

Episode 7 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_7.pdf

Episode 8 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_8.pdf

Episode 9 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_9.pdf

Episode 10 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_10.pdf

Episode 11 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_11.pdf

Episode 12 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_12.pdf

Map Page http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/mappage.pdf

 

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/burgeressay.pdf The 5 Paragraph (Burger) Essay

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinhamburger1.pdf Hamburger Paragraphs How to write a really great paragraph

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinhamburger2.pdf How to Write a Hamburger Paragraph

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinhamburger3.pdf Hamburger Worksheet

 

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/tableofelements1.pdf The Periodic Table of Elements Chart

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/tableofelements2.pdf Worksheet on The Periodic Table of Elements Chart

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinvolcanoresearchproject.pdf 4th Grade Science Research Paper on Volcanoes

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinreadingproject1.pdf Quarterly Reading Project Packet

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/readingproject3.pdf Reading Project 3rd Quarter

 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/readingproject4.pdf Reading Project 4th Quarter

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/circuits1.pdf Using Electricity

 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/circuits2.pdf Intel: Circuits and Switches Activities http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/education/k12/the-journey-inside/explore-the-curriculum/circuits-and-switches.html

Slavery Book Choices http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/slaverybooks.pdf

Fourth Grade African American Biography Scrapbook Project http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ShamblinBlackHistory.doc (Microsoft Word File)

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ShamblinBlackHistory.pdf (PDF File)

Peter Pan Study Guide Microsoft Word http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/peterpanstudy1.doc

Peter Pan Study Guide PDF http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/peterpanstudy2.pdf

Peter Pan Book PDF http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/peterpanbook.pdf

The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963 packet Microsoft Word http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ShamblinWatsons.doc

The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963 packet PDF http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ShamblinWatsons.pdf

The Watsons Go to Birmingham Youtube and Chapter Summaries https://www.shmoop.com/watsons-birmingham/chapter-1-summary.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXybALKqUoU&t=110s

The Giver Entire Book http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/msgiver.pdf

The Giver packet http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/giverstudy.doc

The Giver packet http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/giverstudy.pdf

The Giver Final Project http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/giverfinal.pdf

The Wind in the Willows Packet http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ShamblinWindWillows.pdf

 

 

OTHER

HOW TO CITE INTERNET SOURCES (APA AND MLA STYLES) PDF Document for Download

http://kingofalltechnology.com/googlelinks.pdf 20 Google Tools for Today's Classroom

 

 

STEM PROJECTS (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS)

 

 

How to Build a Soapbox Derby Car Videos!

How to Build a Soapbox Derby Car Part 1

How to Build a Soapbox Derby Car Part 2

How to Build a Soapbox Derby Car Part 3

 

Additional Links on Soapbox Derby Cars

http://www.aasbd.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soap_Box_Derby#External_links

 

Physics Involved in Soap Box Derby Racing by Paul Gale (Please download document)!

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/soapboxderby.pdf

 

 

To view online projects, visit these sites:

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ohiocanal.htm Created by Mr. Shamblin (Updated June 15, 2014)

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/webquest.htm Created by Mr. Shamblin (Updated June 15, 2014)

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/egghunt.htm (Easter Egg Hunt for elementary grades, Created by Mr. Shamblin, updated June 15, 2014)

Intel: The Journey Inside (Introduction to Computers, Circuits and Switches, Digital Information, Microprocessors, The Internet, and Technology and Society)

PowerPoint in the Classroom (How to create effective PowerPoint slide shows)

The Erie Canal - A journey through history (Click on this link to download the worksheet to the scavenger hunt)

Internet Sites Supporting Project Based Teaching and Learning

Remember to visit Pete's Power Point Station for more examples of Power Point's that you can use in your classroom

eThemes- an extensive database of resources organized around specific themes

WebQuest.org Search for WebQuests to use for your students

QuestGarden Search all QuestGarden WebQuests

Travel Around the World: Geography WebQuests for Kids

K5 Computer Lab This is a site with technology lesson plans for elementary school children. There are activities for word processing, spreadsheets and graphing, PowerPoint presentations, graphic arts, multimedia, internet research and more.
(http://oakdome.com/k5/)

Computer Literacy Lessons

https://www.infohio.org/educators/library/toolkit/bags INFOHIO School Bags!

 

 

 

 

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