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									 Please take out a
piece of paper and
be prepared to take
  some notes on
  NEWSLETTERS.

           thanks
Newsletters
with Microsoft Word
Three
Major Parts
to a
Newsletter:


Masthead
Columns
Pull-outs
 Masthead




Logo    Title
         Masthead

Publisher/Slogan   Date




         Volume 3, Number 3
Masthead

  ½-inch margins




Center Tab         Right Tab
           Masthead
       Paragraph Borders

      Style          Sides
• Select Text
• Format then
  Borders
  and
  Shading
         Box
Drop Caps
                Drop Caps
 • Select first letter
   of paragraph
 • On Menu bar,
   Format then
   Drop Cap…
• Choose Dropped
• and the number of
  lines to drop down
   Columns
• Microsoft Word can
  format your text into
  newspaper columns.
• You can have as
  many columns as
  you’d like, but two
  or three are plenty
  for a newsletter.
                 Columns
• To create
  columns,
  first select
  your text
• Then, on
  Menu bar,
  Format
  then
  Columns
Left Justification (Ctrl + L)
Left Justification (Ctrl + L)
Full Justification (Ctrl + J)
 Equal Column
   Lengths?
• Force columns
  of equal length
  with a
  Continuous
  Column
  Break

• Move cursor to
  the end of the
  last column
  Equal Column
    Lengths
• On the Menu bar,
  choose Insert
• then Break


• then Continuous
• then OK
Equal Column
  Lengths
• Poof!
• Equal
  Column
  Lengths!
                     Pull-outs
• A picture,
  emphasized
  sentence or
  phrase from the
  article
• Designed to
  attract a casual
  reader to the
  story
               Pull-outs
• On the Menu bar, Insert then Picture
  then Clip Art
OR…
• On Menu bar, Insert then Text Box
  then drag a rectangle
• Then just drag the picture or text box where
  you want it!
Text wrap (Pull-outs)
             • Text must wrap
               around a picture
               or text box
             • To change how
               text wraps, right-
               click the picture
               or text box and
               Format it
             • Choose the
               Layout tab
Watermarks
A Watermark is a word,
phrase or picture that
appears behind the printed
text.
Typical watermarks might
include the words

CONFIDENTIAL
or
DRAFT COPY
Watermarks

• Watermarks
  can be
  distracting.
• They should
  be simple and
  only faintly
  visible.
            Watermarks
On the Menu bar, choose
      View | Headers and Footers
• In the Header and Footer toolbar, choose the
  Show/Hide Document Text button (it looks like
  two sheets of paper
          Watermarks, cont.
• Change the view to Whole Page
• On the Menu bar, choose
      Insert | Text Box or
      Insert | Clip Art
• Size and position the watermark
  on the page
        Picture Watermarks
• Right-click your
  watermark and choose
  Format Picture

 • On the Picture
    tab,
  • change the
     Image
     Control to
     Washout
• Click OK
Three
Major Parts
to a
Newsletter:


Masthead
Columns
Pull-outs
    Other Features

• Drop Caps
• Justification
• Equal Column Lengths
• Watermarks
Open these files on the shared
teacher’s desk folder and follow
the directions in them:
1.   Borders.doc
2.   Equal.doc
3.   Bones.doc
4.   Computer.doc
5.   Cooking.doc

								
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