E-SHAKSHARTA FOR CLASS VIIISYLLABUS
Unit-1: Introduction to Computer Fundamentals. (12 Hours)
IT Concepts: -Definition of Computers, Characteristics of computer - Speed, Diligence, Accuracy, Versatility, Storage. Basic Applications of Computers, Concept of Hardware and Software, Components of computer. Hardware and software, Computer Memory - Primary, secondary, RAM & ROM, units of memory, Input/output devices. Classification of Software, Operating System and its functions, history of computers and its generations
UNIT 2 :-Introduction to windows and its Accessories (15 Hours)
Exploring your Computer. - Managing files & folders, creating folders, finding files & folders, opening & renaming files & folders, copying & moving files & folders. Setting date and time, control panel, display properties:- background, screensaver, appearance. Revision tour of paint & notepad.
UNIT 3 :-Microsoft Word ,MS-Power Point MS –Excel (50 Hours)
Microsoft Word: Creating & Editing Text:-Opening a document, Selecting & Moving Text, Editing with Cut, Copy & Paste, Undo & Redo, Spell Check .
Formatting Text: - Font Level Formatting, Aligning Text, bullets and numbering, border and shading, change case, Working with Tabs, Indents & Spacing, Formatting paragraphs, Format Painter.
Working with tables: Creating a table, adding text to tables, adding/deleting rows and columns, resizing rows and columns, deleting a table, splitting and merging cells. Inserting elements:- page numbers, headers and footers, date and time, pictures and hyperlinks. Word art, Spell check, thesaurus, using help, Page Setting and Printing
Microsoft PowerPoint: -
Creating a Presentation: - creating a new presentation, using the auto content wizard, changing the text formats, adding bullets, aligning text. Customizing Presentation: -Using templates, selecting a slide layout, using undo, redo, changing slide layouts, adding clip art to your presentation, adding charts of different types to slide, organization chart, Background colour / designs to slides. Using slide transition:-giving timing, sound and adding animations to slides and using preset animations
MS Excel: ¬
Creating & Editing Workbooks:- Creating New Workbooks, Saving, Closing and Opening Workbook, Entering Data, Selecting, Moving & Deleting Cells, Cut, Copy , Paste, using undo, redo, Find & Replace, Entering Formulas.
Formatting Workbooks:-Adjusting column and row sizes, changing cell alignments, using number formatting. Viewing. Drawing & Printing:- Viewing the worksheet, Adding headers & footers, working with page setup, setting a print area, using print preview & printing
Unit 4: Internet (8 Hours)
Internet, History of internet, Advantages of Internet, Requirements of Internet, World Wide Web, web browser, types of Internet Access, search information, Services on the web- E-mail, Newsgroups, FTP, Search Engines.
Unit 5- Typing Practice (5 Hours)
Hands on Experience for Typing practice
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