You have learned and worked with a number of functions and commands in
Microsoft Word. You will now take this knowledge and apply it in a letter to your
favorite super hero.
Write a typical letter to your favourite superhero that mentions what you admire
about them, how you are like them, etc. You may also reveal a crime that is
going to happen in the near future and ask them for help on the matter. You may
also ask to meet them in a secure location in order to reveal what you know. Be
The letter should be about 2 pages in length (single spaced, size 12 font) and
follow the conventions of a proper letter format (dates, addresses, etc.).
In your letter, you are encouraged to be creative, have fun and you must include
1. Header and Footer.
2. Background page colour.
3. WordArt features.
4. A table.
5. A border.
6. Clip Art or pictures or images imported from the Internet or on file.
7. Text boxes.
9. Varied fonts and font colours
10. Some bullets or numbering.
11. Other art and creative designs to enhance the visual appeal.
12. A hyperlink to a map of where you and the celebrity will be meeting to
further discuss the role.
Professional Letter Checklist
Please make sure you have the following items to ensure you have the proper
format of a business letter.
Your Company Logo and Name of Business at the top (where you work)
Date of letter
Your address and telephone number
Name of superhero and their complete address
Dear (Name of Superhero),
Your Name and Job Title
Save the letter in your M: drive as “Superhero Letter” and then copy and paste or
drag it to your personal folder in the Hand-In folder.
Creativity, Content, Format, Spelling & Grammar 15 marks
Use of Word functions listed 15 marks
TOTAL 30 marks
Niagara Falls Regional Police Phone 123 456 7890
12345 Main Street Telex 123 456 7890
Niagara Falls, ON L2P 4P4 Fax 123 456 7890 Company
Niagara Falls Regional Police
July 4, 2012 Date of letter
123 Main Street
Name of Superhero
Redmond, WA 12345 and Address
Dear The Hulk, Dear Superhero,
Subject: Professional Letter Template
To delete the company “letterhead” elements, in print layout view, click on each section to reveal the bounding frame.
Click on the bounding frame border, and press Delete.
How to Customize This Letterhead for Your Own Use
To customize this template, edit the contents and then save your changes as a template.
Insert your company name and address by selecting the text and typing over it.
To save changes to this template for future use, on the File menu, click Save As. In the Save As Type box,
choose Document Template (the filename extensions should change from .doc to .dot) and save the template.
To create a document from your newly saved template, on the File menu, click New. In the New Document task pane,
under Templates, click On my computer. In the Templates dialog, your updated template will appear on the General
tab. Double-click to create a document using that template. Your company information should now appear in the new Body
To change the “logo icon” in the top-left margin: double-click the existing icon to bring up the Symbols dialog.
Select a new icon and click Insert.
To delete the page number, choose Header and Footer from the View menu. Highlight the page number paragraph,
and press Delete. Click the Close button to exit the header.
John Smith Your signature choose a font that looks like
John Smith Your name
Chief of Police Job Title
Niagara Falls Regional Police Company name