Keyboard Fun

Lesson 1 - Getting started

Prerequisites: None

Start with the 'ASDF' line

Cover up the other two lines with masking tape.

asdf keyboard line

Select Keyboard Fun from the Main Menu

Keyboard Start

The first letter to find is 'a'

Point out to the student that 'a' is highlighted. Explain that the letters on the screen match the position of letters on the keyboard

a-line

If your keyboard has capital letters you can change the screen to have capital letters too so the keys match the screen:

Click the Capitals button in the menu bar: Capitals button

The screen changes to:

ASDF line in Caps

Have the student find and press the 'a' key -

they will be rewarded with response, sight and sound :

A for alligator

Once the student has seen the pictures and heard the sound, click on 'Next ' and show that the next letter is highlighted - 's'

Point out to the student that 's' is highlighted.

s key

Again explain that the letters on the screen match the position of letters on the keyboard.

Have the student find and press the 's' key -they are rewarded with a response: sight and sound

S for sheep

Once the student has seen the pictures and heard the sound, click on 'Next ' and show that the next letter is highlighted - 'd' Continue this way until all letters have been pressed.