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Word Processing

Students learn the essentials of word processing such as word processing basics, formatting, proofreading, spelling and grammar tools, and complete activities such as poem creation and advanced report writing. Students can also play word processing games and take quizzes to check their knowledge of these essential skills.

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Grades

6-8

Tools of the Trade (Updated!)

When people create posters, flyers, or other documents on the computer, they want them to look nice. Not only do the right font and image size make a document look more appealing, they also make it easier for people to read and understand the information that the document contains. In this lesson, students will pay attention to specific text and image formatting techniques as they create hypothetical welcome packets designed to provide valuable information to visitors of their town. Students should complete this activity after viewing the EasyTech lesson "Shaping Up."

Application Exercises give students an opportunity to apply concepts they have learned in previous instruction. Work completed by a student will be graded through a variety of scoring options including participation and teacher assessment via rubric to provide flexibility with the type of grade sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook. Student work may include open-ended questions, correct/incorrect responses, a final product and/or self-assessment.

Application Exercise
Mixed Graded

Work completed by a student will be graded through a variety of scoring options including participation, student self-assessment and teacher assessment via rubric to provide flexibility with the type of grade sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook. Student work may include opened-ended questions, correct/incorrect responses, a final product and/or a self-assessment