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AppleWorks

An earlier integrated software package from Apple for the Mac and Windows. It was introduced in 1991 for the Mac as ClarisWorks (from Apple's Claris subsidiary) and included word processing, spreadsheet, database, drawing, painting and communications functions. Quite popular, a Windows version followed two years later.

In the late 1990s, long after the Claris subsidiary had been absorbed back into Apple, ClarisWorks 5 became AppleWorks 5. Replacing the communications function with presentation graphics, AppleWorks 6 was the last version of AppleWorks, with its final update in early 2004. See iWork.

Originally for the Apple II
AppleWorks came out in 1984 for the Apple II. It combined a word processor, spreadsheet and database in one program that was very popular. Apple acquired StyleWare and rebranded its GSWorks software to AppleWorks GS for the Apple IIgs. In the 1990s, when the Mac had become Apple's flagship platform, AppleWorks for the Apple II and AppleWorks GS were turned over to Quality Computers for development and marketing. See Apple II.
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At about the same time, the district moved from Macs to PCs, which forced Ponton to search for an alternative to the Mac-based ClarisWorks.
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Day Cocurricular Activities 1 Reading: The Fly on the Ceiling Writing: Activities in computer lab Computer: Art Pad in ClarisWorks for kids Social lessons: Neatness, group work, cooperation 2 Reading: The Fly on the Ceiling Writing: Stars Computer: Art Pad in ClarisWorks for Kids Social Studies: France 3 Reading: The Fly on the Ceiling and Seven at One Blow Art: Make construction-paper flies Science: Body parts of insects; videotape on insects, including flies 4 Reading: The Fly on the Ceiling Writing: Flies 5 Writing: Hexagons (six-sided objects) Computer: Art Pad in ClarisWorks for Kids 6 Language: Letters and vowels Writing: Descriptions of lines in words
In the educational technology course, students developed skill in the use of various forms of graphics programs such as KidPix2, and the Paint program in ClarisWorks.
We used the Painting Document of ClarisWorks to create our computer paintings.
ClarisWorks includes word processing, graphics, database, spreadsheet and telecommunication functions.
In the seventh grade at Conestoga Valley Middle School, we teach students how to use the drawing and painting tools in ClarisWorks.
I have my students work in small groups and use Powerpoint or ClarisWorks to prepare a presentation for each of the major portions of grammar covered on the tests.