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BMS DAWG Computer Class



School:Baker Middle School
Location:Baker City Oregon
Comments:Vocabulary building games for 7th and 8th grade Computer classes



Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.




Pinball

Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!




Word Find

Play the classic Word Search and find game.




Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Hangman

Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.




List Content

7th Grade List 6

  • Status Line -- A display that shows the location of the cursor, pages, etc.
  • Left Margin -- Amount of blank space on the left side of the page
  • Data -- Any information inputted into the computer
  • Save -- A software function that records keystrokes on a disk or drive so information can be later retrieved
  • Line Spacing -- Number of blank lines between lines of text
  • Proofread -- To compare copy on a display screen or printout to the original and correct errors
  • Font Effects -- Allow major changes to the font such as shadow, emboss, etc.
  • Copy/Paste -- Feature that duplicates text from one location and places it in another
  • Bold -- Feature that prints designated text darker than the rest to add emphasis
  • Print -- To produce a paper copy of information
  • Graphics -- Pictures or images, located in clip art or other files
  • Justification -- A feature that allows text to be aligned at the left and right margins.
  • Font Point -- Size of the font
  • Center -- A feature that centers lines of text horizontally
  • Error -- Any mis-stroke of a key

8th Grade List 6

  • Acronym -- A fast way of typing a phrase by using select first letters
  • Document -- Formatted information that may contain text, pictures, maps, etc.
  • Links -- Include graphics or hypertext, if clicked take you to another page in cyberspace
  • Forum -- a special on-line place for chatting about a certain subject.
  • File -- A folder on the computer that holds saved information
  • Icon -- A picture you click on with the mouse to open a new web page
  • Graphics -- Files containing images and pictures
  • Address -- A location in cyberspace
  • Document -- Formatted information that may contain text, pictures, maps, etc.
  • Byte -- A unit of information equal to 8 bits or one letter or number
  • Forum -- A special on-line place for chatting about a certain subject
  • Internet -- International network of smaller computer networks.
  • Icon -- A picture you click on with the mouse to open a new web site.
  • Password -- A secret word you type into the computer for access to web sites
  • Address -- A location in cyberspace
  • Gigabyte -- A unit of information equal to one billion bytes
  • Browser -- A program that allows you to look at web sites on the internet
  • Byte -- Unit of information equal to 8 bits, represents one letter or number
  • Freeware -- Software you can download and use without paying for it.
  • Internet -- International network of smaller computer networks
  • Acronym -- A fast way of typing a phrase by using select first letters.
  • Password -- A secret word you type into the computer for access to web sites
  • Links -- Include graphics or hypertext, if clicked take you to another page in cyberspace
  • Gigabyte -- A unit of information equal to one billion bytes
  • File -- A folder on the computer that holds saved information
  • Conference -- A live, scheduled discussion on-line
  • Freeware -- Software you can download and use without paying for it

BMS Computer 8-7

  • Public Domain -- Like freeware, but not copywritten
  • Document -- Text, pictures, maps, video clips inputted on the computer
  • Site -- The physical location of a computer or its location in cyberspace
  • Page -- A document on the Internet
  • Server -- A computer that provides a particular service over the Internet
  • Shareware -- Software you can download and try before paying for it.
  • Download -- Getting information from the Internet to your computer
  • Bounce -- When an email message comes back undeliverable
  • Search Engine -- Web sites that search the Internet for you
  • Signature File -- A special message added to the bottom of email or IM
  • Flaming -- Unreasonably criticizing someone in cyberspace
  • Snail Mail -- Mail sent through the postal service
  • Cyberspace -- The on-line world, including World Wide Web and the Internet
  • Bookmark -- A way to mark your favorite websites for easy retrieval
  • Header -- Phrase at the start of an email telling what its about
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Teachers, Parents, Anyone! The time has finally come. You can now create your own class page and game content for our games! Create vocabulary lists and math problems for pinball or word lists for word search. Your vocabulary lists will automatically show in Word Find as well. It is easy! Just create a login, add your class page detail, and create lists! Your lists will automatically show up in the games!
    
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