Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:10 minutes

Grades:3-5

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

Available Languages: English, Spanish


Vocabulary: audience, columns, format, margins, page numbers, page orientation, page size, publish, word processing


Primary Objectives:

  • Student learns to adjust page size.
  • Student learns to format columns.
  • Student learns to insert page numbers.
  • Student learns to set page margins.
  • Student learns to specify page orientation.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student learns that the formatting applied to information can influence the message that's communicated.
  • Student presents and publishes a document as the final step in the writing process.

Subjects:

Audience Definition 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Audience Definition 

Awareness of / Adjust For

Language Arts > Writing > Purposeful Writing > Audience > Awareness of / Adjust For

Bold Italicized Headings Layout

Language Arts > Writing > Visual Aids Expository > Bold Italicized Headings Layout

Communication to Others

Library Media > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Create Communication Products 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

Desktop Publishing 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Desktop Publishing 

Internet

Science > Concepts and Processes > Tools / Instruments > Software Tools > Internet

Listening / Pay Attention

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Comprehension > Listening / Pay Attention

Principles of Design 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Principles of Design 

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing

Visual Literacy 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Visual Literacy 

Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Vocabulary and Abbreviations 
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