The lessons found here range from building basic word skills, such as learning to add the "ing" suffix to verbs, to creative writing, such as imagining what a cat might think. There are 24 computer projects in all, including:
*10 language skill lessons -- adding endings, alphabetical order, guide words, definitions, spelling, rhyming, plurals.
*5 reading lessons: character map, comparing characters, vocabulary, problems solutions, story time lines
*9 writing lessons: writing letters, journal writing, creative writing
There are 14 templates to scan to make the projects even more student-friendly, and each exercise is followed up with extension activities and literature connections. In each instance, the student's computer skills are reinforced and challenged. The 15-page user manual covers such topics as computer etiquette, screen snapshots, creating templates, printing, saving student work, getting students started on the computer, and not letting the computer intimidate you or your students. You also get reproducible cards of practice terms and icons. Illustrated with simple, light-hearted line art, this 80-page resource is as friendly as it is effective.