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Form 1 - Key Stage 3 Year 7



Term Plans (2017-2018)


Term 2



Period
Topic
Content
Comments/Useful Links
Weeks 1 and 2
Plagiarism and Referencing
  • Review of Plagiarism (Review is for the benefit of new students)
  • What is plagiarism, referencing and copyright?
  • How and why we reference documents?

3-4
Microsoft Power Point.
  • Create a presentation
  • Add text and graphics to the slideshow.
  • Add animations to objects.
Topic test on previous work
5-6
Microsoft Excel
Introduction and Review of MS Excel
  • Row
  • Columns
  • Cell reference
  • Formatting cells
  • Borders, shading
  • Creating a table

Week 7-8
Web Page Design (Basics)




Principles of webpage design
  • Purpose
  • Communication
  • Font
  • Colours
  • Images
  • Navigation
  • Layout
Practical test (Power-point)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zgx3b9q
Week 9-10
Web Authoring

Review of Practical:
  • Identify different tags <p>,
  • How open and close tags
  • Creating first web page
  • Creating styles
Topic test (Principles of web design)
http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_basic.asp
On-going project: webpage design


Term 1


Period
Topic
Content
Links
Week 1
Class Introduction
Class introduction and expectations of students.
Introduction to syllabus

Week 2
Types and components of computer systems
  • Main components of a general-purpose computer: central processing unit, main/internal memory (including ROM and RAM), input devices, output devices and secondary/backing storage.
  • Describe the data flow in a computer : Input, Process, Output, Storage
http://www.igcseict.info/theory/1/comp/
Week 3
Operating System and types of interfaces
  • Identify operating systems, including those which contain a graphical user interface, a command line interface.

Week 4
Types of computers
  • Identify different types of computer including Personal Computer or desktop, mainframe, laptop, palmtop and Personal Digital Assistant.

Week 5-6
Introduction to word processing (Ms. Word)
  • Open a Microsoft Word Document and Enter and Edit Text
  • Insert an image from a picture saved from the internet
  • Emphasize text
  • Change page background colour
  • Format the page layout by setting the page size, orientation and margins.
  • Appropriately use headers and footers.
  • Use columns and breaks to adjust pagination and text flow.
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/word2007/
Week 7-8
Computer Practical
Practical
  • Set text alignment.
  • Set line spacing.
  • Adjust the tabulation.
  • Ensure the consistency of page layout.
  • Set the font styles and emphasise text.
  • Format a list as specified.
  • Create/edit and format a table.

Weeks 9
Communication (Searching the Internet)
  • Locate specified information from a given website URL.
  • Find specified information using a search engine.
  • Download and save information as specified.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/ict/datacomm/0internetrev7.shtml
Week 10-12
Internet Practical
  • Searching for information on the internet.
  • Introduction on the internet and creating accounts
  • Social Networking Sites
  • Internet Safety
Week
13

End of Term Revision




















Objectives
Weeks
Topics
Reading Assessment Objectives:
R1 demonstrate understanding of explicit meanings
R2 demonstrate understanding of implicit meanings and attitudes
R5 select for specific purposes.
Writing Assessment Objectives:
W2 organise facts; ideas and opinions
W3 use a range of appropriate vocabulary
W5 make accurate use of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
1
Class Introductions
Introduction to Cambridge IGCSE assessment breakdown.
2
Introduction to Summary Writing:
Reading and Writing Assessment Objectives
Things to Avoid in Summary Writing
Tips for writing an effective summary.
3-5
Identifying key points / notes for Question 3 (a) of assessment
Manipulating Person and Tense in Summary Writing
Manipulating language through the use of synonyms, euphemisms etc.
6-8
Understanding how to summarise texts of varying structures. Formats and degrees of formality
Reordering information in a summary
Sentence Construction and Connectives
9
A look at Question 3 Mark Scheme: Understanding technical terms and concepts.
10-13
Past Paper Practice
A look at Example Candidate Responses for Summary Writing
Recap / Revision
14-15
End of Term Examinations