Spot Check: Sentences

Why It Works

In Spot Check: Sentences, students are assessed on using both hands to type individual sentences. This Spot Check measures student accuracy with punctuation and use of the space bar. Students speed is measured in Words Per Minute (WPM) and accuracy is measured by the percentage of correct keys hit.

How It Works

  1. Type each row of sentences as fast and accurately as possible.
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Bits About It

Why It Works

  • Develops fluency for typing sentences
  • Builds space bar fluency
  • Practices appropriate use of capitals, punctuation, and action keys
  • Builds connections between content and images

How It Works

  1. Type the first part of a sentence.
  2. Then type the second part of a sentence.
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Slide It Over

Why It Works

  • Practices fluency with typing words, phrases, or sentences
  • Expands fluency using capitals, punctuation, and action keys
  • Increases cross-curricular, content knowledge
  • Expands vocabulary
  • Makes connections between vocabulary and images

How It Works

  1. Type the first words or sentences.
  2. Repeat for each section of content.
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What’s It Mean?

Why It Works

  • Build fluency with typing words, sentences, and paragraphs
  • Makes connections between vocabulary and images
  • Expands fluency using capitals, punctuation, and action keys
  • Increases cross-curricular, content knowledge
  • Builds vocabulary

How It Works

  1. Type each sentence in the voice bubble.
  2. Type the vocabulary word and corresponding definition.
  3. Type the paragraph describing the vocabulary word.
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Center of Attention

Why It Works

  • Develops fluency with typing paragraphs
  • Exposes students to a variety of fun topics
  • Expands fluency using capitals, punctuation, and action keys
  • Increases cross-curricular, content knowledge
  • Builds vocabulary knowledge

How It Works

  1. Type each paragraph.
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Spot Check: Sentences

Why It Works

In Spot Check: Sentences, students are assessed on using both hands to type individual sentences. This Spot Check measures student accuracy with punctuation and use of the space bar. Students speed is measured in Words Per Minute (WPM) and accuracy is measured by the percentage of correct keys hit.

How It Works

  1. Type each row of sentences as fast and accurately as possible.
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Face Flip

Why It Works

  • Builds sentence typing fluency
  • Practices proper capitalization and punctuation
  • Engages students with interesting topics
  • Increases cross-curricular, content knowledge
  • Enhances vocabulary skills
  • Includes fun facts about famous people

How It Works

  1. Type the sentence about a famous person.
  2. Repeat for each card about a famous person.
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Type to See

Why It Works

  • Engages students with interesting historical figures
  • Includes engaging illustrations
  • Apply sentence typing skills
  • Discover fun facts about famous people
  • Expands fluency using capitals, punctuation, and action keys
  • Increases cross-curricular, content knowledge
  • Makes connections between vocabulary and images

How It Works

  1. Type the sentence.
  2. Repeat until the historical figure is revealed.
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Write About It

Why It Works

  • Develops fluency with typing paragraphs
  • Exposes students to a variety of fun topics
  • Expands fluency using capitals, punctuation, and action keys
  • Increases cross-curricular, content knowledge
  • Builds vocabulary knowledge

How It Works

  1. Type each paragraph.
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Sounds the Same

Why It Works

  • Practices word, sentence, and paragraph typing skills
  • Expands fluency using capitals, punctuation, and action keys
  • Increases cross-curricular, content knowledge
  • Builds understanding of homonyms
  • Makes connections between vocabulary and images

How It Works

  1. Type the first word and corresponding short paragraph.
  2. Type the second word and corresponding short paragraph.
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Pages

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