Presentation on theme: "Terminology & Computer Parts"— Presentation transcript:
1Terminology & Computer Parts Shannon RoseTanya Wildman
2Kindergarten Terminology Press- steady pushingClick- to select by pressing a button on a mouseIcon- a graphic symbol for an application, file or folderCursor- is the blinking line that marks the place where you are working
3Kindergarten Terminology Menu-a list of program commands listed by topicInternet- an electronic communications network that connects computers around the worldSave-to write a file onto a diskOpen File- a file that is open for use or for changes
4Kindergarten Computer Parts MouseKeyboardMonitorCPUHeadphones
5First Grade Terminology Toolbar- a strip of icons on a computer display providing quick access to certain functionsShutdown-the command from the Start menu that shuts down the computer safelyDelete- to remove by cutting out or erasingBoot- to start up a computer
6First Grade Terminology Click- to select by pressing a button on a mouseDouble Click- to select by pressing a button on a mouse two timesDrag- to move the mouse while its button is being depressedOpen File-a file that is open for use and for changesHour Glass/Busy- a graphic shaped like an hour glass to let user know to wait while an application finishes opening, closing, processing, etc.
7First Grade Computer Parts PrinterSpeakerHeadphonesMicrophone
8Second Grade Terminology Eject- to remove floppy disk or CD-RomShutdown-the command from the Start menu that shuts down the computer safelyRe-boot- to restart a computerInput- the process of putting information into the computer
9Second Grade Terminology Menu Bar- the horizontal bar across the top of the computer screen that lists the menus availableOutput- information produced by a computerEdit- to change an entrySave as- allows you to name the file and choose the place where it will be stored
10Second Grade Computer Parts CD-RomFloppy DriveWindowScanner
11Third Grade Terminology Login- to start a session on a network by logging into the network, giving a user name and passwordNetwork- system of computers, terminals, and databases connected by communication linesFolder- electronic storage place for work and other informationPull-down menu (same as drop-down menu)- a menu of commands or options that appears when you select an item with a mouse. The item you select is typically at the top of the display screen, and the menu appears just below it, as if you had pulled it down.
12Third Grade Terminology Mouse Pointer- the arrow that moves about the screenPresentation Software- software used to present a topicInsert-To place an object between two other objects. Inserting characters, words, paragraphs and documents is common in word processingWord Processing- program used to create, edit, format, print, save, and retrieve text