Why is Keyboarding important?
In High School and college you will need to type up essays and reports on a regular basis.
You probably send some time on Facebook, sending emails search the internet – all of which requires you to be able to type.
5 rules for keyboarding success are;
1. Eyes on what you are typing
2. Fingers on the homerow
3. Back straight and feet on the floor
4. Fingers curved and relaxed
5. Practice, practice, practice!
|(1) Homerow||(4) Homerow and Beyond||(7) Easy Top Row Words|
|(2) Top Row||(5) Venturing Out||(8) Easy Bottom Row Words|
|(3) Bottom Row||(6) Easy Homerow Words||(9) Beginner Wrap up|
Did you know?
“Stewardesses” is the longest word typed with only the left hand and “lollipop” with your right.
The sentence: “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter of the alphabet.
The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.
TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
The only 15-letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is “uncopyrightable.”
There are only four words in the English language which end in “dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: “abstemious” and “facetious.”