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BUS:Fun Desktop Publishing Projects - Microsoft Word

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Social & Civic Responsibility
  • Employability

Time Frame:
4 class periods that run 45 minutes each.

Group Size:


Students will learn the basics of desktop publishing and design. They will create various projects in Microsoft Word as directed by the teacher.

(This unit has been used by CTE Intro teachers for some time. We do not know who originally created it, so if it is you, please contact Jeff Hinton or Mike Wood and we would be happy to list you as the author.)

Main Curriculum Tie:
College and Career Awareness
Strand 4 Standard 1

Explore the careers, education, and training related to accounting and finance, HR management, and hospitality and travel.

Career Connections:

  • Information Technology Occupations
  • Technical Career Path, Business Career Path

Software application = Microsoft Word, Color printer and small laminating machine strongly recommended.


Background For Teachers:
Teachers should review the materials below. Teachers should demonstrate basic desktop publishing principles in Word.

Student Prior Knowledge:
A basic understanding of Word, design principles, use of clipart, etc.

Instructional Procedures:
To be determined by teacher


Web Sites

Assessment Plan:
Answer keys and activity samples are included in the student instructions booklet. Students complete and compare their finished product to the answer key within the booklet before printing. Assignments are assessed on a pass/fail basis.

Jeff Hinton

Created Date :
Jul 30 2002 07:49 AM