7-8 Grade

Lesson Objective: Students will...

Create Original Works using Microsoft Word.

Students will create and format:
  • a party invitation
  • a certificate
  • a timeline

Week 1:





WEEK 1 - TYPE 2 LEARN:

To log into the Type 2 Learn program:

Username: first initial + full last name
Password: jasi


WEEK 2 - WORD BASICS:
Students will create a party invitation using Microsoft word 2007.



Week 3: CREATING A CERTIFICATE
Examples:
Requirements:

Extra Help:


Week 4: USING WORD TO CREATE A TIMELINE

Directions: http://www.microsoft.com/education/TimelinesWord.mspx

1. Direct instruction will be given on how to create a timeline using WORD.
2. Students will create the timeline using 7-10 events from their life.

We will practice using the following functions:
  • Orientation of page
  • WordArt + tool bar
  • Clipart
  • Drawing tool bar
  • Font, color, size
  • 7 events on History of Computers




Week 5: (Assessment) Create a timeline of computer history using the site given and Microsoft WORD.

Computer History: http://library.thinkquest.org/5862/


Students will create the timeline on the History of Computers.
They will need to include (show me how to do/use) the following:
  • Orientation of page
  • WordArt + tool bar
  • Clipart
  • Drawing tool bar
  • Font, color, size
  • 7 events on History of Computers

Week 6: Powerpoint Basics

Students will research a topic of choice.


  • Students will need to find information and pictures on a topic of their choice.
  • Notes and pictures will be added to PPT note sheet and saved to the Jasi drive.

Students will learn the basics of Powerpoint:


Slideshow: Creating a Presentation
http://oregonstate.edu/instruction/ed596/ppoint/sld1.htm

Students will create a PPT presentation on a topic.