In this unit, students will learn about: the basics of Microsoft Word; including parts of the screen; views; entering text, special characters and symbols; font styles and effects; and formatting text.
1. Microsoft Word Tour
2. Working with Text
3. Formatting Text
Unit: Editing and Review Tools
In this unit, students will learn about: editing tools such as cut, copy and paste; review tools, including readability statistics and a thesaurus; and find and replace tools.
1. Cut, Copy, and Paste Tools
2. Review Tools
3. Find and Replace Tools
Project: Who's Who - Getting an Autograph
This project is part of a larger group of projects based around a single theme about well-known people. Prior to beginning any of the projects, students need to generate a list of well-known people from a specific profession. Read the "Who's Who Project Guide for information.
In this project, students research and then write a formal letter to one of the well-known paople asking for an autographed photo.
1. Getting an Autograph