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Proper Keyboarding Techniques

Life Skills:

  • Communication
  • Employability

Curriculum Tie:

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 30 minutes.

Group Size:
Large Groups


Students will be introduced to the 7 proper keyboarding techniques needed to keyboard. These techniques will help them to complete the other standards in 3rd grade keyboarding.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Keyboarding - (3rd Grade)
Standard 1 Objective 2

The student will know the purpose of correct keyboarding techniques.

Career Connections:

  • Teacher
  • Secretary
  • Office Assistant

Computer, Projector, Screen, PowerPoint Presentation

Background For Teachers: Teacher must be familiar with the proper keyboarding techniques

Student Prior Knowledge:

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to tell you the proper keyboarding techniques and why they are important. Students will be able to show you the proper keyboarding techniques. During keyboarding lessons and timings.

Instructional Procedures:
Teacher will introduce the importance of proper keyboarding techniques by showing the PowerPoint presentation and also modeling the proper techniques.

Strategies For Diverse Learners:
Students will have the opportunity to use a foot stool that has been made in different sizes to allow their feet to be flat white keyboarding. Students also with hand disabilities will be able to use the keyboard that will best allow them to keyboard.

Assessment Plan:
Students will be asked to keyboard a paper while the assessment is being given. Also a timing will be given for another assessment.


Eda Hill

Created Date :
Nov 21 2007 21:12 PM

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