Typing Lessons: 

Home Row - Sept. 18, 2013 (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.


Home Row + g h Sept. 19, 2013 (This is the first Dance Mat Typing Lesson.)
                                                 Do this over and over until you can type the Home Row without looking at your fingers.
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Space Bar Invaders-Home Row     Sept. 20, 2013 Click on BEGINNER.  Play. Put fingers on Home Row keys. Type the letters you see.
Retro Typer      Sept. 20, 2013  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    Sept. 23, 2013  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:
e, i   middle fingers, top row   Sept. 24, 2013    Dance Mat Typing  
r, u   pointer fingers, top row  Sept. 25, 2013  
Dance Mat Typing       
t, y  pointer fingers, top row        Sept. 26, 2013    Dance Mat Typing    
w, o  ring fingers, top row     Sept. 27, 2013   Dance Mat Typing            
q, p  pinky fingers, top row  
Sept. 30, 2013    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     Oct. 1, 2013    Do Lesson 2 Exercises 1-10. Practice only.
Typing Web   Ignore ads. Click Games at the top. Choose Type-a-Balloon, Type Toss, or Fire Typer Start Game. Top Row Play Now (Extra practice.)

Typeonline-Top Row & Home Row     Oct. 2, 2013    Do Lesson 2 Exercises 1-10. Test. Keep accuracy above 90%.  Ignore speed.

v, m pointer fingers, bottom row   Oct. 3, 2013         Dance Mat Typing
b, n   pointer fingers, bottom row    Oct. 4, 2013        Dance Mat Typing
c, comma  middle fingers, bottom row   Oct. 7, 2013     Dance Mat Typing
z, x ' pinky ring pinky fingers, bottom and home row  Oct. 8, 2013   Dance Mat Typing  Do this over and over until you can type the Top, Bottom and Home Row without looking at your fingers.
. period, /slash   right ring finter and right pinky finger, bottom row   Oct. 9, 2013   
Dance Mat Typing
Shift ? :   pinky fingers          Oct. 15, 2013     Dance Mat Typing            Last Dance Mat Typing lesson

 

Typeonline- All 3 Rows   Do Lesson 3 Exercises 1-10. Keep accuracy above 90%.  Build to 15 wpm.
Typing Web   Ignore ads. Click Games at the top. Choose Type-a-Balloon, Type Toss, or Fire Typer Start Game. Bottom Row Play Now


Typing Practice:

Practice typing the c:
C, comma  middle          Practice the middle finger C and comma.   Many students are using their pointer finger for the c. Watch for this.

Space Bar Invaders     Go to level #14. Click in front of BEGINNER.  Click Play. This practices the c and x which many students need.
Trick or Type        First time: Go to Customize. (at top) Type these letters: dec fr nu lo  Save Settings. Home Page. Games. Trick or Type. Beginner.


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
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.

Typing Exercise      Type All Letters for 30 seconds. Click OK. Then type more than you did before.
Key Seeker                       Cover your fingers with a cloth. Type purple letters with left hand and green letters with right hand. Get all the bananas.
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)
Find the Letter              Work on accuracy.  Play this over and over until you get 100 or more correct.  Also get less than 10 mistakes.
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
I Do Dog Tricks       Type a command and press return: beg, roll over, walk, play dead, fetch, bark, shake, jump, sit, kiss, down, lick, spin, dance, etc.
Typing Exercise      Change All letters to 2, 3, 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!
SkyWords         Click Play Game.  Type the words.  Use correct fingers.  Press spacebar. Pass off Level 10.
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.
Fearless Frieda            Skip Intro. Listen. Type the word she says. Level 1: Long vowels with silent e 2: Short vowels with beginning blends 3: Short vowels with ending blends
DMT Lesson 12            This reviews all the letters and the shift keys. Practice typing names with capital at beginning.

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 words: 3rd grade: 8
Typing Test                   Click on > Start Typing Test. Click on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.  Goal: > 93% 2nd grade: 10 wpm 3rd grade: 15 wpm