Keyboarding:
Home Row Keys, Finger
Placement, and Posture
Created by: Sherri Turner
February 24, 2014
What is the name of this
computer workstation part?
It is a “keyboard”.
How does the keyboard help us
when using a computer
workstation?
It is an input
device.
You use the keyboard to
tell the computer what
to do.
Home Row Keys
The middle
row of letters
is the home
row keys.
Left Hand Home Row Keys
Finger tips on the
Left Hand rest on A,
S, D, and F keys.
The thumb hovers above the space
bar and...
Left Hand Home Keys
spaceba
r
A
S D
F
Right Hand Home Row Keys
Finger tips on the Right Hand
rest on the J, K, L, and ;
(semicolon) keys.
The thumb hovers above...
Right Hand Home Keys
spacebar
J
K L
: ;
Fingers and Hands
Remember that
fingers are bent or
arched.
Finger tips rest on
the home row keys.
Hands & Arms do not res...
Posture
Sit up
straight!
Posture
No Slouching!
Posture
Feet flat on the
floor.
Posture
Elbows at sides of
body.
Activity 1
Open the jpg of this slide in MS
Paint or print this slide to use with
slides 17 and 18.
Follow these
instructions:
Color the “A” and “:/;” Yellow.
Color the “S” and “L” Green.
Color the “D” and “K” Blue.
Color ...
Follow these
instructions:
Color the “Space Bar” Purple.
Color the “Enter” key Yellow.
Color the “Backspace” key
Yellow.
C...
How to Save & Submit Activity
1:
Save your work as a picture
(jpg).
Name the file like this example, but
use your first an...
Activity 2
Open Microsoft Word.
Follow instructions on slides 21
and 22.
You will practice typing home
row keys.
Practice Drill
Position your hands on the home row
keys.
Type your first and last name. Press
“Enter”.
Type the letter “a”...
Practice Drill
Position your hands on the
home row keys again.
Type the letter “j” 5 times. Press
“Enter”.
Type the letter...
How to Save & Submit Activity
2:
Save the document as a docx
file.
Submit your work by
attaching it to an email and
send t...
End of Lesson
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Narrated presentation sherri_turner

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  • 1. Keyboarding: Home Row Keys, Finger Placement, and Posture Created by: Sherri Turner February 24, 2014
  • 2. What is the name of this computer workstation part?
  • 3. It is a “keyboard”.
  • 4. How does the keyboard help us when using a computer workstation?
  • 5. It is an input device. You use the keyboard to tell the computer what to do.
  • 6. Home Row Keys The middle row of letters is the home row keys.
  • 7. Left Hand Home Row Keys Finger tips on the Left Hand rest on A, S, D, and F keys. The thumb hovers above the space bar and may be used to press this key.
  • 8. Left Hand Home Keys spaceba r A S D F
  • 9. Right Hand Home Row Keys Finger tips on the Right Hand rest on the J, K, L, and ; (semicolon) keys. The thumb hovers above the space bar and may be used to press this
  • 10. Right Hand Home Keys spacebar J K L : ;
  • 11. Fingers and Hands Remember that fingers are bent or arched. Finger tips rest on the home row keys. Hands & Arms do not rest on the table or keyboard.
  • 12. Posture Sit up straight!
  • 13. Posture No Slouching!
  • 14. Posture Feet flat on the floor.
  • 15. Posture Elbows at sides of body.
  • 16. Activity 1 Open the jpg of this slide in MS Paint or print this slide to use with slides 17 and 18.
  • 17. Follow these instructions: Color the “A” and “:/;” Yellow. Color the “S” and “L” Green. Color the “D” and “K” Blue. Color the “F” and “J” Red. Home Row Keys
  • 18. Follow these instructions: Color the “Space Bar” Purple. Color the “Enter” key Yellow. Color the “Backspace” key Yellow. Color the keys you use to type numbers Orange.
  • 19. How to Save & Submit Activity 1: Save your work as a picture (jpg). Name the file like this example, but use your first and last name instead of mine: Keyboarding_1_SherriTurner.jpg Submit your work by attaching it to an email and send to: st02796@georgiasouthern.edu
  • 20. Activity 2 Open Microsoft Word. Follow instructions on slides 21 and 22. You will practice typing home row keys.
  • 21. Practice Drill Position your hands on the home row keys. Type your first and last name. Press “Enter”. Type the letter “a” 5 times. Press “Enter”. Type the letter “s” 5 times. Press “Enter”.
  • 22. Practice Drill Position your hands on the home row keys again. Type the letter “j” 5 times. Press “Enter”. Type the letter “k” 5 times. Press “Enter”. Type the letter “l” 5 times. Press “Enter”. Type the punctuation mark “:/;” 5 times.
  • 23. How to Save & Submit Activity 2: Save the document as a docx file. Submit your work by attaching it to an email and send to: st02796@georgiasouthern.ed Name the file like this example, but use your first and last name instead of mine: Keyboarding_2_SherriTurner.docx
  • 24. End of Lesson