Typing IIPresented by the Monroe County Public Library
• Review of the home row keys• Questions?
We are now going to move into the keys just above theHome Row, known as the Top Row. We will begin withthe R and U keys which you will type with your indexfingers. Remember to always keep your fingers resting onthe Home Row, and only move one finger at a time. (From http://www/typingweb.com)
This one is a little tricky! You will now be typingthe E and I keys using your middle fingers. Practicereaching your middle fingers from the D and K keys tothe E and I keys, and bringing them back to their HomeRow positions. (From http://www/typingweb.com)
Moving on to your ring finger we will now be typingthe W and O keys. Remember - make sure the rest of yourfingers remain on the Home Row at all times. (From http://www/typingweb.com)
You will now be typing the furthest keys on your keyboard,the Q and the P keys, using your pinkies. This may be a bitof a stretch, but practice makes perfect! (From http://www/typingweb.com)
Returning to the center of the keyboard, you will now typethe T and Y keys. These are both typed with your indexfingers, and may require a little stretch. (From http://www/typingweb.com)
Now that you have been introduced to all the Top Rowkeys, we will mix them up and practice them all together.Make sure that after you type each key you are bringingyour fingers back to the Home Row. (From http://www/typingweb.com)
Continue to work through the exercises (there are 13 of them) until you reach the congratulations screen. If you run out of time today, you can catch up anytime before next week’s Typing III class. Theremaining exercises stress patterns, repetition, and ensuring you are using the correct hand/finger for each key on the keyboard. If you want to redo any exercise for practice, you easily can! If you have any questions between today and nextweek, you can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Next week, you will learn about the bottom row of the keyboard (The keys: zxcvbnm,./) as well as the shift key to capitalize words you are typing. .