Typing Lessons:  

Parents,  Thank you for helping your child practice their typing.  All homework is using "Dance Mat" and there are 12 numbered assignments.

Home Row - Sept. 22 (Do this before the Dance Mat Typing Lesson)

           Type F and J     pointer     Start. Fingers on Home Row keys. Type F and J with pointer fingers & space bar with rt thumb.
           Type D and K   middle     Start. Fingers on Home Row keys. Type D and F with middle fingers & space bar with rt thumb. 
           Type S and L    ring          Start. Fingers on Home Row keys. Type S and L with ring fingers & space bar with rt thumb. 
           Type A and ;   pinky        Start. Put fingers on Home Row keys. Type A and ;  with pinky fingers & space bar with rt thumb. 


1-Home Row + g h Sept. 29 (This is the first Dance Mat Typing Lesson.)   If this link doesn't work click here: Dance Mat Typing
                                                 Do this over and over until you can type the Home Row without looking at your fingers.
                                                  
Space Bar Invaders-Home Row     Sept. 23 Click on BEGINNER.  Play. Put fingers on Home Row keys. Type the letters you see.
Retro Typer      Sept. 24  Level 1 (Practice Home Row.)
Keyboard Invasion Level 1 (Home Row)
Meteor Typing Blast-Home Row     Click on BEGINNER. Play. Type the letters to blast spaceship. Spacebar for shield. Home Row

Typeonline-Home Row    October 3  Do Lesson 1 Exercises 1-10. Keep accuracy above 90%.  Ignore speed. Home Row-Final Review

Click on the underlined letters below to continue the Dance Mat Typing lessons:
2e, i   middle fingers, top row   October 4   Dance Mat Typing   
3r, u   pointer fingers, top row  Oct. 5  
Dance Mat Typing        
4t, y  pointer fingers, top row      Oct. 6   Dance Mat Typing     
5w, o  ring fingers, top row     Oct. 7  Dance Mat Typing             
6q, p  pinky fingers, top row   
Oct. 10    Dance Mat Typing  Do this over and over until you can type the Top Row and Home Row without looking at your fingers.

Typeonline-Top Row & Home Row        Do Lesson 2 Exercises 1-10. Test. Keep accuracy above 90%.  Ignore speed.

7v, m pointer fingers, bottom row   Oct. 12       Dance Mat Typing
8b, n   pointer fingers, bottom row    Oct. 13        Dance Mat Typing
9c, comma  middle fingers, bottom row   Oct. 13     Dance Mat Typing (note home says e ,)
10z, x ' pinky ring fingers, bottom/home row  Oct. 14   Dance Mat Typing  Do this over and over until you can type the Top, Bottom and Home Row without looking at your fingers.
11. period, /slash   right ring finter and right pinky finger, bottom row   Oct. 15, 2013    
Dance Mat Typing 
12Shift ? :   pinky fingers          Oct. 16     Dance Mat Typing            Last Dance Mat Typing homework lesson


Typing Practice:

Type Letters:
Keyboard Climber                           Click Play. Type the letter you see. Letters appear on same side of screen as the hand they are typed.

Keyboard Climber 2                        Click Play. Level 1:lower case Level 2: Upper Case Level 3: Lower and Upper case Level 4: Numbers
Super Spider Type

Typing Rocket Junior       Type the letter on the rocket. Notice your final score. Play it again. See if you can get a higher score. (3 minutes given)
Alpha Munchies               Type the letters as they fall. If they break through the wall and get your lunch you get a Game Over.
AlphaQuick             Click Begin. Type the alphabet in order. See how fast you can type it.
AlphaScramble        Click Begin. Type the alphabet in random order. See how fast you can type it.

Popcorn Typer

 
Type 'em Up                                         Click Practice Mode. Click on Start Game. Type the letters you see. Press space bar to avoid enemy shots.  
Marcelino's Letters                     Take your time. Find the right letter. Type the letter before it falls to the ground. (52 letters)
Alpha Drop                       Type the letters inside the hearts as they fall. Each level gets faster. Do levels 1, 2, and 3. (Sorry about ads.)


Type Words:

Keyboard Invasion    Level 12: All letters, Level 13: all letters with capitals, Level 14: all letters with puctuation
Typing Exercise                      Change All letters to 23, 4, or 5 letters words. Type for 30 seconds. Click OK. Type more than you did before. 
Space Bar Invaders
 
  
        
Level #26 - Classic Tales. Click in front of BEGINNER.  Click Play. Use shift key and punctuation. Or do any level.

Retro Typer              
Level 12: All letters, Level 13: all letters with capitals, Level 14: all letters with puctuation
Typing Race                           Level 12: All letters, Level 13: all letters with capitals, Level 14: all letters with puctuation
Meteor Typing Blast   Level #26 - Classic Tales. Click in front of BEGINNER.  Click Play.  Use shift key if needed.
Attack of the Spellerz                Click Play Now. Click Choose your invasion! Play with 100 words. Click in front of Third Grade. Click Go!
Typing Web                                           Ignore ads. Choose Baron Typesfast, or Fire Typer. All Letters 

Fingerjig                                   Wait a minute. Click Start. Click on the American flag. Click Start. There will be 6 one minute timings. Notice net wpm.

Type Sentences:
Learn 2 Type for kids     Type the sentences. You don't need to type any capital letters or punctuation marks.


                                                                       Typing Tests:

Free Typing Test        Go to #26 Classic Tales. 2nd Grade Speed: 10 wpm with 0-3 errors  3rd Grade Speed: 15 wpm with 0-3 errors.

Also use to practice building speed:
Quick Brown Fox Test                   Ignore ads. Click Begin Lesson. Type The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dogs. It shows accuracy and speed.                                                  

                                                               Do it twice. 2nd Grade Net Speed: 10 wpm with 93-100% acc.  3rd Grade Net Speed: 15 wpm with 93-100% acc.
Typing Exercise                     Change "All letters" to "5 letter words"  Goal: 2nd grade: 5 words3rd grade: 8
Typing Test                         Click on > Start Typing TestClick on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.  Goal: > 93% 2nd grade: 10 wpm 3rd grade: 15 wpm

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