Thursday, December 13, 2012

December 14 & 17 2012

Hello All
Today we are going to some fun activities!  You will start with a journal write.  Please write in your journal what act of kindness you experienced this week.  If you didn't experience any, please write what you plan on doing this weekend as an act of kindness.
Then you will write a letter in a holiday card to a soldier who is now actively serving. The letter should not include your last name or your address.  You might want to include the following:
What is happening at Morris Knolls  ex spirit week, sports, concerts, plays etc
Tell the solider what you are doing for the holidays.  You can include family traditions, activities you do on Hanukkah, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's or what you plan on doing during break.
You can also talk about how Sandy affected your life.
Remember:  do not include your last name, address or telephone number.
Thank you for making our soldiers feel loved :)

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

December 6 & 7, 2012

Hello Everyone
Today we are working on the following assignments:
1.  Pearl Harbor Day Activity:  Retype, add a boarder, add a small picture, enhance with special fonts.

2.  Work on a Winter Scene.  Add shapes, color, shading, using grouping and move your shapes around the document. Have fun creating your winter scene. 

Monday, December 3, 2012

December 4 & 5, 2012

Hello All,
Please complete the following activities:
page 38 Retype the capitalization rules pages 38039 .  Type the learn sentence then retype the apply sentence and apply the corrections where needed.
Review the following keys:  /, $, ! ,%,  <,  >
complete the following exercises:
17 A 3 times each using different fonts
17B each line twice double spacing after the sets.  Remember:  do not  space between a figure and the/ or the $ sign.  Space twice after an ! at the end of a sentence.
17C lines 1-2 2 times each
17 D lines 1-6 using different fonts
17E retype the paragraph (not the numbers above the words)
Continue working on All the Right Type.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

November 30 & December 3, 2012 Memos

Hello All
Please complete memo handout.  Retype and use proper format. Complete the famous phase handout.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

November 28 & 29, 2012 Memos

Hello All
Today we are going to learn how to create a memo.  Please complete the following:
Lesson 22 page 56 in textbook. 
Objective:  To learn to format interoffice memos.
22A 3 times each lines 1-3
Create a memo on page 56 
22B retype memos ( two)  page 57 Proofread your copy; correct all keying and formatting errors.
Page 54 Activity 8 Retype the definitions first, then type page 55 # 4 & 5
Activity 9 Bold and italicize the city and state; underline the name of the team captain as shown.

November 26 & 27, 2012

Today you will be doing your first marking period assessment.  Good luck, try your best and you will do fine.

Monday, November 19, 2012

November 19 & 20, 2012

Hello All
It's almost Turkey Day so lets get ready to eat!  Please create 3 Thanksgiving Day Poems.  You are going to add a picture to every other line to take place of word.  Then, add a boarder, center on page and double space.  Please show them to me before you print your favorite one.
If time allows, see if you can complete the Thanksgiving Day riddle.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

November 15, 16 2012

Hello All,
Today we are working on TAB keys and Bolding.  We are also going to work on Thanksgiving Day Poems.
First, log into All the Right Type.  We will be printing the reports today.

Monday, November 12, 2012

November 13, & 14 2012

Hello All
Today we are going to be working on Proofreading skills.  Please retype the Proofreading assignment " The Amazing Ccomputer".  When finished, please retype the Veteran's Day Activity.  Include a picture and send it to the back, fade it out and stretch it over all the text.
If you haven't finished ATRT, Please do that first!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

October 26 & 29, 2012

Hello All
Begin with a journal write. What are you doing on Halloween?  Do you enjoy Halloween? What is your favorite candy?
Today we are going to learn to key numbers

Page 29 Lesson 13
Students will type from rough draft and script.

13A 2x each Conditioning practice
13B Review number
13D Review numbers
Halloween Activities:  Retype Poem, Create a card

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

October 24& 25, 2012

Good Day All,
Today you will write your journal entry about how you feel about quarterly assessments.  Are you in favor of have 4 test in the place of one?  Are you nervous about taking the test?  Do you have more than one on a given day? 


Retype the proofreading exercise 2   Insert proofreading symbols on handout and retype each sentence then retype essay handout provided by Mrs. Wilk  "Amiscot High School"
Finish up with All the Right Type. 

Friday, October 19, 2012

October 22 & 23, 2012

Hello Everyone
Today you are going to begin by writing about your weekend......What did you do? Where did you go? Who did you see?
Start off with ATRT.  Complete the next exercise.
Complete handout assignments on "Pictures" Use the necessary tools to change your photos
Textbook page 27 Activity 1,2 3 & and; 4
Read the yellow highlighted definitions.  Retype the learn sentences, then retype the apply sentences.  When you are typing the apply sentences, make the necessary corrections.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

October 18 & 19, 2012

Good Morning All,
Today we are working on Proofreading Skills.  Begin by doing a journal write in you journal log.  Please write about what you are doing today after school. .  Include at least 5 sentences.
Textbook:  lesson 11
11A 1-3 2 times
11B lines 1-12 odd only
11C skip
11D and 11E Refer to handout before completing. retype each sentences making proper corrections.
Complete proofreading handout.  Insert proofreading marks and make corrections by retyping the activity.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

October 15, 16 2012

Hello All,
Here is today's lesson:
Let's begin by doing a journal write about "How was your Weekend?"  Please write at least five sentences. 
Activities:  Today we are working on speed and accuracy. 
10A  each line twice.  Be sure to capitalize when necessary.
10B  lines 1-12 each line once
10C  each line 3 times
10D skip  (don't do this :) ! )
10E Key each line twice
Complete  "Basic Interenet vocabulary handout"

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

October 11, 12 2012

Hello All,
Today you are going to begin by writing in your journal. (Create a new folder  call it "Journal Writing". Write at least 5 sentences about how your day went yesterday.  Remember to indent, and double space.

Lesson 9
9A 2 times each
9B 1 time each
9C 2 times each
9D 3 time each
9E once
9F once
Complete "FRIEND"  Activity Use indenting, change font, have fun!
Complete the Fire Prevention handout.  Retype and add a picture and boarder.

Monday, October 8, 2012

October 8 & 9, 2012

Good Morning All
Today we are working on All the Right Type.  You should be finishing lesson 7 today.
Warm up by beginning drills in the All The Right Type  program.
Complete Columbus Day activity and Fall Colors Activity.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

October 3 & 4

Hello all,
Today we are working on proper key strokes of the followig keys. Q, (Comma) Z and : (colon).
Warm Up:
Page 14 6 D Odd only
              6 E (2X)
               6F  (2X)
Lesson 7 page 15
7B 1-3 2(x) each
7B 1-6 2(x) each
7C 1-10 Odds only 2(x) each
7D 1-6 2(x) each
7E paragraph 1 and 2 once, each.
continue working on last class assignments (Fall Poetry)
Coninue with All the Right Type

Thursday, September 27, 2012

October 1, & 2

Hello All
Hope your all ready to type.  Today we are working on Fall Poetry and propery key stroking.
For your warm up:  Please complete the following activities
Warm Up page 13 Lesson 6A each line twice
Page 13 6B  Evens only two times each
              6C Odd only two times each
              6D  Evens only two times each
Page 14 Even lines on all sections, twice

Complete the Fall Poetry assignment:  See teacher for instructions

Monday, September 24, 2012

September 25 & 27, 2012

Hello All
Today you will be working on the Right Shift Key, the W, B, Y Keys.
You will start with a warm up:
Page 10 Even lines only
Complete lessons in All The Right Type
Complete Activity:  "What's in the Font" handout.
Drill Exercises: Lesson 5  --5B lines 1-6 (2x) each.   (W and the Right Shift KEYS), 5 C lines 1-10 2(x) each, page 12 each lines two times, (yes two times each)

Thursday, September 13, 2012

September 24, 2012

Hello All!
Welcome to my blog.  Here you will find your assignments posted.  Please check every day when you enter the classroom.  
We will be working on a webpage research activity today along with key stroke activities.
Open up your September folder and begin your warm-up.  
Enjoy your day.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

September 13, 2012

Hello Class,
Today will be  completing an internet search using rhe Morris Knolls school district website.  Please complete and hand in to Mrs. Wilk.We will also be having a short quiz on "What's on My Screen".

Thursday, May 10, 2012

May 14, 2012

Hello All
Today you are going to work on a travel project.  You will be using google to determine your traveling time and  the amount of gas it will cost you to get to your destination.

You will also plan a vacation today for you and a friend.

Happy traveling  :)
Mrs Wilk

May 10, 2012

Hello All,
We are completing our review packet today "Twins City"  Proofread all work before handing in to me.  This is a test grade.
Complete review sheet.

Monday, May 7, 2012

May 8, 2012

Hello All
We are going to continue to work on our review packet.  Please complete jobs 4, 5, 6, 7
Thank you!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

May 4, 2012

Hello All
We are finishing up our Birthday Newsletter, then moving on to a Final Exam Review Packet.
Work hard.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May 2, 2012

Hello All
Today you are working on a birthday newsletter.  Please see Mrs. Wilk for instruction sheet.

Monday, April 30, 2012

April 30, 2012

Good Day All,
Today you are completing the following:
Take 3 5 minute times and print your scores, then grade them according to your grading scale. Hand in for grade.
Complete the following:
Document 4:  Create a table save to Column folder as Doc 4
Document 5:  Create a table save to Column folder as Doc 5
Document 6:  Create a table save to Column folder as Doc 6
Document 7:  Create a table save to Column folder as Doc 7

Thursday, April 26, 2012

April 26, 2012

Hello All,
Here is today's assignment:
Finish last class assignment of "Throwing Out the First Ball"
Then complete the following 2 Newsletters which will be graded.  Chocolate and The 12 Rules of Life
When you finish, please print out your five minute timing grades and then grade them according to your grading scale.

Friday, April 20, 2012

April 23, 2012

Hello All, Today were are going to continue to work on Newsletters. Please retype "Throwing Out the First Ball" Read over directions in the second column. Add a chart and add what games will be played this week in the major leagues. Finish timings and drills in ATRT.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

April 20, 2012

Hello All,

Today wer are going to finish our work from last class. Please complete the following before starting something new.

3 five minute timings in ATRT.

Page 174 Proofread and Correct 1-10 retype making proper proofreading changes.

Page 175 Read situations and type your answer using at least 3 sentences.

Construct the Newsletter, "Gotta Dance", save in Column folder

Friday, April 13, 2012

April 18, 2012

Hello Everyone

Today we are going to learn how to create a Newsletter using columns.
Please copy notes into your folders and follow along for instructions.

You will be completing "Strategies for Success" Newsletter. When finished keyboarding the information, follow format instructions on the board. Then, complete 5 three minute timings in ATRT.
Page 174 Proofread and Correct 1-10 retype making proper proofreading changes.
Page 175 Read situations and type your answer using at least 3 sentences.

April 16, 2012

Good Morning All,

Here are today's assignments. Prepare (3) business letters as listed on handout. Use yournotes for proper handout. Create a new LetterHead for each letter. Read letter first, then create the Letterhead. Each letter sould have different Letterhead.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

April 12, 2012

April 12, 2012

Hello Everyone!

Please complete the following activities:

Use your letterhead and type business letter on page 177 Print

Skill Building exercise: page 169 53B and 53C

Page 173 1-20 Learn and Apply exercise, Review learn sentence then apply rule to apply sentence

Page 174 Proofread and make corrections where needed

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

April 10, 2012

Welcome Back All,

Today you are going to create your own letterhead for a business. Following these instruction:

Set top margin to .5 (Don't go below 1 1/2 inches in total )

Must include the following:

Name, Address, (city state zip code) email address, cell phone number and phone number, Fax number, graphic and logo

Make sure your picture identifies with your product.

Finish your assignment form last class on Easter Internet Search, New York State of Mind

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

March 28, 2012

Hello All
Today we are going to continue to work on reports.
1. Please finish creating the report on page 165 "Delivering the Mail"Then create the following:

  1. Endnote sheet

  2. Table of Content

  3. Cover Sheet (using Word)
Go back to report on page 164 and create:

  1. Table of Content

  2. Cover Sheet

Internet research Activity: complete "The Facts, just the Facts" Retype questions and hand answers then hand in for grading.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

March 26, 2012

Hello Everyone
Happy Monday....
Today we are working on reports. You will construct a bound report, print and save
Read the instructions in the margins in order to create your report on page 164. "Information Superhighway"
You will create a seperate page for endnotes and follow proper format. (they are listed on the left margin. Then, create report "Delviering the Mail on page 165 and 166
Create a table of content for the report on page 167

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

March 22, 2012

Hello Everyone,

Happy spring! Today we are going to be working on bound reports. Please complete the following warm up: page 142 Activity 1 & 2 lines 1-10 Use Underline, Bold and italicize where necessary.

page 144 44B Report formatting

Class demonstration on continuing note taking for bound reports.

Monday, March 19, 2012

March19, 2012

Hello All,
Here is today's assignment:
Do Now: Activity 1: Page 149 Retype rules 1-5 and key the learn sentence and then apply the Rule to the Apply sentence.

We are going to learn how to type bound reports. Type dark blue definitions on page 151
We will complete the following Activities on page 153 (see teacher for instructions) Note taking and example writing

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

March 14, 2012

Hello Everyone

If you are not finished with your assessment, finish your tables from last class.

Today you are going to complete the following:

Page 106

37 A 2x each

37 B Table 1 & 2 save as table 106 A and 106B

page 108 38 C

Part 1 Create the email written and send to Mrs. Wilk at

Part 2: Format a modified business letter use information on left margin for address

Part 3 Create a memo

Print the letter and the memo and hand in to Mrs. Wilk

Friday, March 9, 2012

March 12, 2012

Good Day All

Today you are finishing up your table assessment. All tables are due today and the end of class.

When you finish your tables, print on separate documents, stable and hand in to Mrs. Wilk

Complete a current event on your choice. Include in paragraph form,: Who was the article about, what happened, where did it happen. Then write a reaction paragraph about your article. Include: what is your opinion of the article, how does this affect you, and will it change your view point in any way?

Page 99: Study each of the six rules. Key the Learn lines beneath each rule, then key the apply lines choosing correct verbs. Save in March folder as page 99

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

March 6, 2012

Hello All

Today you are going to begin your table assessment. Please complete the tables listed on the handout. Remember to center your tables, add color, change fonts etc.


Wednesday, February 29, 2012

March 2, 2012

Hello All

Today we will are going to complete 3, (3 minute timings). Log on to ATRT and complete three timings in the testing center. Print our your 3 best scores with 3 errors or less. Calculate your grade by using your Grading Scale Sheet.

Using your proofreading skills, retype table "selected Works by American Authors" page 96

Then create a table 3 from information given.. Follow instructions for the title and changes in the yellow margin.

Page 98 Arrange a four column table following directions in yellow margin. Sort by composers in alphabetical order.

Complete a current event on the Oscar Awards. Find the following:

Who won for best Picture?

Who won best Actress?

Who won best Actor?

Who won best Supporting Actor?

Who won best Costume?

Who was oldest person to ever receive an Oscar?

Who was honored at the 2012 Oscar Award?

Complete the Enrichment Handout

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

February 29, 2012

Happy Leap Day!

First, please complete the Mardi Gras History. Add a boarder, add a picture and save in your Holiday Folder.

Pleases complete the following:

Warm up page 96 33 A 3 times each

retype the Learn and Apply language skills 33B

We are continuing to work on tables.

page 95 table 3 "Children's stories"

page 95 table 4 "Longest -running Broadway Shows

page 96 table "Top 5 Broadway Grosses"

Monday, February 27, 2012

February 27, 2012

Welcome Back Everyone!

I know you can't wait to start, so here we go!

Warm up page 93: 31A 1-3 2 times each

complete the following tables:

Activity 8 and 9 page 92 create tables on seperate pages and save as activity 8 and 9

page 93 31 B save as directed 31B tbl1 31b tbl2

page 94 table 3 save as 31Btbl3

Thursday, February 16, 2012

February 16, 2012

Hello Everyone

Today you are going to continue to work on tables. Please complete the following:

page 90 Activity 3 and Actively 4, Activity 6 Save each as Activity 3, Activity 4, Activity 6 in your table folder

Then, love is in the air. Create a Love Song Activity using handout

Monday, February 13, 2012

February 12, 2012

Hello Class
Today we are going to become familiar with how to create tables and Valentine's Day Cards
Please complete the following:
Textbook page 87 Parts of a Table
Create a table on page 88 Center horizontally and vertically
Create a table on pg 89 Activity 1 & 2 "American League CY Young Award Winners and Activity 2 : read directions and make changes then save as Table 2
When finished, create a Valentine's Day card following instructions on handout.

Friday, February 10, 2012

February 10, 2012

Hello Everyone
Today we are finishing up our Benchmark Assessments. Please print and hand in and save.
Complete the following: Ground Hog Day, ATRT timings complete 5, when finished, go to Yahoo games and have a Fun Friday!

Monday, February 6, 2012

February 8, 2012

Hello alll,

Today we are beginning our benchmark assessments. Please complete the following assignments:

Using your textbook page 101 Complete a Memo Save as page 101

Page 102 Top of page complete a Memo Save as page 102A

page 102 bottom of page complete a Personal Business Letter Save as page 102B

page 103 Report with references Save as page 103

February 6, 2012

Welcome all you Giant Fans!

Today you are going to finish your collage.

Then complete the following:

Go into mkshare folder, then open the composing folder and complete the following 2 assignments:

The Teenager


When finished: research your favorite football player in the NFL. Answer the following:


What team or teams did he play on?

What college did he attend?

How many years in the NFL?

How much money does he make?

Has he gone to the Superbowl?

Where does he live?

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

February 2, 2012

Happy Groundhogs day!

Please complete the following:

Collage assignment

Go into shared documents, find WordProcessing/Internet based and open the folder that labeled compose Copy and paste the following 2 documents: Parents and teenager and answer the questions.

January 31, 2012

Hello All,
Today you are going to creat a collage using pictures that represent you. Include pictures of the following: Your favorite food or restaurant, sport,activities, pets etc.
Fill the whole page and have fun!

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

January 27, 2012

Please complete the following:
Create a portfolio cover sheet that represents you. Use Word Art and and include 4 pictures.
Then, go into your folders and find the following and reprint if they are done perfectly. If the documents are not perfect, fix them and then print.
Documents are: Memo, business letter, and a two page report.

Then complete the Internet handout.

Friday, January 20, 2012

January 23, 2012

Hello All

Today you are going to complete the 2 minute timings in All the Right Type. and then go on to finish the Netiquettes worksheet and then work on the following:

Complete the Proofreading report. Make corrections while typing. Practice your speed and retype the sections from "Common Word" handout.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

January 19, 2012


Here is today's assignments:

First, Log on to internet and find a current event that is interesting to you. Write a one page paper explaining what happening in your article. Include: the who, what, when, where and why

Complete the Netiquette assignment and Martin Luther King Assignmemt

When finished, please complete the report handout. Include the proper proofreading techniques.

January 17, 2012

Good Day All,
Today we are going to be working on 2 page reports. Please do the following:
pg 72 lesson 27A 2 times each
27B: Unbound Report "Immigration to America". Use proper format. This report will be grades.
Page 73 Write type the report, "Play Review" and make corrections as needed.
Page 74 Format poem "The New Colossus" Use a 2"' top margin, center the body, Bold the title and italicize the body.
Continue working on Martin Luther King Poem and "Netiquette"

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

January 12, 2012

Hello Everyone,

Today you are going to complete lesson 26 page 69 in textbook.:

26A 2x each

page 70 construct report of "SamuelClemens" follow spacing rules. Inlude REFERENCES on second page. Follow spacing and format instructions.

Complete a Martin Luther King Poem and a research assignment on "Netequette". Please print and hand in your Netequette assignment and SAVE the Martin Luther King assignment in your January folder.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

January 10, 2011

Good day everyone!

Today you are going to be using the internet to complete the project "Just for Fun". When you finish, you can create the SNOW POEMS.

Think SNOW!