Monday, August 13


Essential Question: Why is file management important?
Key Questions: How do you create, move, rename, copy, and delete files and folders?
Activating Strategy: Fact of the day: A file name can have up to 255 characters. Discuss with students why they think organization is important in this class and in the workplace.
Instructional Strategies and Student Activity:
  • Seating chart
  • Turn in FBLA Membership and Dues
  • Complete FBLA Scavenger Hunt and Practice Test - get these from your instructor
  • Go over file management
    • Discuss importance of organizing files and folders
    • Identify and discuss various file types and extensions
    • Discuss MyFiles
    • Go over file naming procedure
    • Show students how to move files into appropriate folders
    • Show student how to rename files
    • Stress the importance of not deleting needed files
    • Discuss storage space and limitations
  • Begin Daily Journal; demonstrate how journal should be set up and where it should be saved
  • Begin Daily Vocabulary; define terms 1-5
  • Begin Proofreading, Keying, and Math Review
Summarizing Strategy:

TOD: Why do we create folders on our Z drives?

Assessment: Observation
Resources: File management handout
GPS: BCS-CA1-1,2,7,10

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