Karen NorthPeriod 1A, 2A, 4AComputer Science I Lesson 1

TEKS / Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills:
LEARNER OBJECTIVES:
  1. Know class procedures.
  2. Access basic computer literacy skills through observation in using a word processing program.
  3. Understand why everyone should learn to program.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge and use of hardware components and software programs.
  5. Differentiate current programming languages.
TAAS:
PROCEDURES/ACTIVITIES:
  1. Explain Terms:
    • application package
    • program generator
    • programming environment
    • essence of programming
    • computer's native language / high-level language
  2. Write Motivation Biography
ASSESSMENT:
Presentation of partner and printed Biography
MATERIALS:
1. Software: Microsoft Office 97
2. Hardware: Dell 586, 75 mhz computer
3. Reading from How to Design Programs: Preface