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01.00 Use the touch method in operating the keyboard and numeric keypad Objective 1.03 Execute the touch method in operating number and symbol keys.

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1 01.00 Use the touch method in operating the keyboard and numeric keypad Objective 1.03 Execute the touch method in operating number and symbol keys

2 Keyboarding Middle Grades 2 Posture and Technique Review Sit up straight Feet flat on the floor Body centered in front of the computer Elbows naturally by side Fingers curved Wrists low, but not touching the keyboard Quick, snappy strokes

3 Keyboarding Middle Grades 3 Quick down and in motion of the thumb Right pinky used for the enter key; other fingers remain on the home row Examine the number keys carefully to form a mental picture of the layout. Keep your eyes on the copy (what you are typing from, not the keyboard and your fingers) Place your fingers on the center of each key with the fingers slightly curved Strike keys firmly and release them quickly Posture and Technique Review--continued

4 Keyboarding Middle Grades 4 Home Row Keys Review

5 Keyboarding Middle Grades 5 Keyboard Fingering Layout Number and Symbol Keys ~ #3#3 $4$4 %5%5 ^6^6 TabQWERTYUI : L K \ } { P O Backspace + = _- _- )0 )0 @2 @2 !1!1 (9(9 * 8 &7&7 Caps Lock Shift D Ctrl JFGH Z Enter SA >< MNBVCX ? Shift CtrlAltSpacebarAlt A S D F J K L ;

6 Keyboarding Middle Grades 6 Spacing Around Symbols. (period)space once after when used with abbreviations or initials, space twice after at the end of a sentence, (comma)space once after ; (semi-colon)space once after : (colon)space twice after except when stating time ? (question mark)space twice after at the end of a sentence * (asterisk)no space between word and symbol ! (exclamation point)space twice after at the end of a sentence @ (at)one space before and after except in an email address # (number/pound symbol)no space between figure and symbol $ (dollar sign)no space after (quotation)no space after beginning, one space after ending

7 Keyboarding Middle Grades 7 Spacing--continued - (hyphen)no space before or after (dash)no space before or after / (slash or diagonal)no space before or after + (plus)one space before and after > (greater than)no space before or after < (less than)no space before or after ( (left parenthesis)no space after ) (right parenthesis)no space before, one space after = (equals)space before and after (apostrophe)no space before or after & (ampersand)space once before and after % (percent)no space before


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