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BUS:Fun Desktop Publishing Projects - Microsoft Word

Life Skills:

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

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

Group Size:
Individual


 

Summary:
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:
Career and Technical Education Introduction
Standard 4 Objective 1

Students will demonstrate basic knowledge and application of hardware, software, and Internet use.

Career Connections:

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

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

Attachments

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

Extensions:

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.

Author:
MICHAEL WOOD
Jeff Hinton

Created Date :
Jul 30 2002 07:49 AM

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