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Sixth Grade Activity

posted May 30, 2011, 7:09 PM by Abdulkader Alriyashi   [ updated Jun 13, 2011, 5:33 PM ]

 You must do these activities for each computer lab session
  • Practice touch typing for the first 30 minutes
  • For the rest of the time, update your website
    • For each subject add a post.
    • When adding a post, write about what have you learned in that subject in this week ( or anything you did in that class)
    • You could insert images, links, and videos related to the post


 Have a nice summer break

Internet and WWW

posted Apr 7, 2011, 10:06 AM by Abdulkader Alriyashi   [ updated Apr 12, 2011, 11:42 AM ]

  • Some of the internet services:
    • Email
      • Gmail
      • Yahoo
      • Hotmail
    • LISTSERV(Mailing List Software)
    • Newsgroups
    • Chat
      • Yahoo chat
    • Instant Messaging (IM)
      • Needs a client software
      • Yahoo messenger
      • MSN messenger
    • Video Conferencing
      • Skype
      • Yahoo Messenger
    • File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
    • Rich Site Summary ( RSS)
    • Blogging
      • blogspot.com
    • Podcasting
    • Forums
    • World Wide Web ( WWW )
      • Search Engines
        • Google
        • Yahoo
        • Bing
      • Wikies 
        • Wikipedia.org
        • Wikimapia.com
        • wikiquote.org

World Wide Web


Web Search



What is a Wiki



Assignment:
Conduct a research ( using wikipedia.org  and google search engine ) for the following web services:
  1. Email
  2. Chat 
  3. Instant Messaging
  4. Video Conferencing
  5. Blogging
  6. Podcasting
  7. Forums
  8. Search Engines
  9. Wikis 
For each service you need to specify:
  • Description 
  • At least two examples for that service
  • How could you use it to help you in your education  

Thesaurus and Text Boxes

posted Mar 29, 2011, 8:38 AM by Abdulkader Alriyashi   [ updated Apr 7, 2011, 10:04 AM ]

 This project is due by Friday, 3-18-2011

  •   Write at least two paragraph  about one of the following topics

1.      A sport I’m good at

2.      My idea of a fun weekend

  •  Apply the following

1.      The title

§   Has to be inside a text box, place the text box in the upper middle of the page.

§  Drop a shadow ( shadow style 1) for the text box

2.      Paragraphs body

§  Set alignment to (justified)

3.      Your name

§  Insert a shape of your choice and insert your name into it.

§  Place the shape in the bottom of the page.

4.      Highlight any ten words in yellow and use the thesaurus to find three synonyms for each word. 

        If you can’t find any synonyms for the word you chose, chose another word. 

        Put the synonyms inside parentheses right after the original word and highlight them red)

5. Copy your work to the student share folder.


How to create charts in MS.Word

posted Mar 15, 2011, 11:27 AM by Abdulkader Alriyashi   [ updated Mar 17, 2011, 11:37 AM ]

 This project is due by Friday, 3-18-2011

  1. Create a Microsoft Word Document and save it as ( your name + _ + your grade + "charts")
    1. Example Adam_6-1_charts
  2. Add four empty pages then add two charts in each page, (pie chart and column chart), for each of the following data:

    1. Students count in grades 5th, 6th, 7th  chart
  Students Count 
 6th grade 70 
 7th grade 50 
 8th grade 26 

2. Spending chart

  Spending (in dollars)
 Books  100
 Candy 20 
 Games 70 
 Others 10 


3. Video Games Sales charts
  Items sold (in dollars)
Nintendo Wii  1000000 
 Playstation 3 412000 
 Xbox 21000 
 Nintendo DSI 9000 

4.Typing competition winners

Name

Speed

Accuracy

Nusrat

45

97

Waseem H

40

98

Ahsma Tamba

28

96

Sayam

28

96

Yacoob

24

97

Labib

24

97

Montakim

25

95


Microsoft Word

posted Mar 8, 2011, 11:19 AM by Abdulkader Alriyashi

Type in at least two paragraphs about  (Amazing facts I know)

o    Apply the following formatting:

§  The title

¨  Bolded

¨  Underlined

¨  Font size (18)

¨  Font face (Broadway)

¨  Font color (Red)

¨  Aligned to the center

§  The paragraph body

¨  Font face (Bradley Hand ITC)

¨  Font size (16)

¨  Font color (Black)

¨  Paragraphs are set to (Justify)

¨  The first line of each paragraph is indented

§  Student’s name

¨   At the bottom of the page

¨  Right aligned

¨  Italic

¨  Highlighted yellow

¨  Font face (Freestyle Script)

¨  Font size (20)

¨  Underlined


Computer Parts

posted Feb 15, 2011, 5:40 AM by Abdulkader Alriyashi   [ updated Feb 15, 2011, 9:47 AM ]

  1. A tower
  2. Power Supply
  3. CPU
  4. A Motherboard
  5. RAM
  6. Video card / Graphics Card
  7. Sound card
  8. Hard drive(s)
  9. Speakers
  10. Screen (LCD)
  11. Keyboard
  12. Mouse
  13. Optical drive (DVD burner or Blu-ray)
  14. Network Interface Card
  15. Wi-Fi
  16. USB Port
  17. Operating System software
  18. Modem (optional)
  19. Printer (optional)
  20. Scanner (optional)
  21. Webcam (optional)

Assignment

For all the parts above, use Wikipedia.org to find a brief description and a picture.

Put your results in a table that has three  columns: 

 Part name     Part Description         Image
  
   

Email your work to alriyashia@student.gee-edu.com

 

Computer Hardware

posted Feb 8, 2011, 11:15 AM by Abdulkader Alriyashi

  • The four main categories of any computer system
    • Input
    • Output
    • Processing
    • Storage
  • Computer Measuring Units ( Storage )
    • Bit        ---------------> 0 or 1
    • Byte   -----------------> 8 Bits
    • Kilo byte-------------->1000 bytes
    • Mega byte-----------> 1000 Kilo byte
    • Giga byte------------> 1000 Mega byte

Assignment:
  • Open Paint and draw the relationships between bits,bytes, kilo byte, Mega byte and Giga byte.
    • Draw a shape for each unit ( a square, circle , etc...)

Thesaurus and Text Boxes

posted Jan 25, 2011, 5:55 AM by Abdulkader Alriyashi   [ updated Jan 27, 2011, 5:41 AM ]

  •     Write at least two paragraphs  about one of the following topics

1.      A sport I’m good at

2.      My idea of a fun weekend

  •  Apply the following

1.      The title

§   Has to be inside a text box, place the text box in the upper middle of the page.

§  Drop a shadow ( shadow style 1) for the text box

2.      Paragraphs body

§  Set alignment to (justified)

3.      Your name

§  Insert a shape of your choice and insert your name into it.

§  Place the shape in the bottom of the page.

4.      Highlight any ten words in yellow and use the thesaurus to find three synonyms for each word. 

        If you can’t find any synonyms for the word you chose, choose another word. 

        Put the synonyms inside parentheses right after the original word and highlight them red)

5.  Email me your work to alriyashia@student.gee-edu.com.

Charts

posted Jan 18, 2011, 7:18 AM by Abdulkader Alriyashi   [ updated Jan 20, 2011, 6:44 AM ]

  1. Create a Microsoft Word Document and save it as ( your name + _ + your grade + "charts")
    1. Example Adam_6-1_charts
  2. Add four empty pages then add two charts in each page, (pie chart and column chart), for each of the following data:

    1. Students count in grades 5th, 6th, 7th  chart
 Students Count 
 6th grade70 
 7th grade50 
 8th grade26 

2. Spending chart

 Spending (in dollars)
 Books 100
 Candy20 
 Games70 
 Others10 


3. Video Games Sales charts
 Items sold (in dollars)
Nintendo Wii 1000000 
 Playstation 3412000 
 Xbox21000 
 Nintendo DSI9000 

4.Typing competition winners

Name

Speed

Accuracy

Nusrat

45

97

Waseem H

40

98

Ahsma Tamba

28

96

Sayam

28

96

Yacoob

24

97

Labib

24

97

Montakim

25

95



5.Once you are done, Email me your work

Microsoft Word Review

posted Jan 3, 2011, 5:39 AM by Abdulkader Alriyashi

Type in at least two paragraphs under the topic (How I spent my winter break)

o    Apply the following formatting:

§  The title

¨  Bolded

¨  Underlined

¨  Font size (18)

¨  Font face (Broadway)

¨  Font color (Red)

¨  Aligned to the center

§  The paragraph body

¨  Font face (Bradley Hand ITC)

¨  Font size (16)

¨  Font color (Black)

¨  Paragraphs are set to (Justify)

¨  The first line of each paragraph is indented

§  Student’s name

¨   At the bottom of the page

¨  Right aligned

¨  Italic

¨  Highlighted yellow

¨  Font face (Freestyle Script)

¨  Font size (20)

¨  Underlined


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