Microsoft Word Template for a Fax Cover Sheet by pso19902


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									                           Computer Applications I
                            Microsoft Word 2007
                        Created by Kimberly Sterne, LSHS

                           STAGE 1—DESIRED RESULTS

Established Goals (from curriculum current guide):
   1. Apply basic word processing concepts in creating, editing and formatting
      documents for a professional appearance.

     Microsoft Word is used to create and format documents, such as letters,
     memorandums, fax cover sheets, newsletters, reports, and business proposals.

Essential Questions:
     What types of documents can be created in Word?
     What is the advantage of using Word for some types of tasks, as opposed to
     Excel, PowerPoint, or Access?
     Why would a computer user use shortcuts?
     What is the advantage of using Find/Replace and the Office Clipboard to edit an
     existing document?
     Why would a computer user use paragraph spacing, line spacing, bullets,
     themes, etc. to format a document?
     Why would a computer user use columns, breaks, page numbers, headers and
     footers, etc. when formatting a document?

Students will know. . .
     The parts of the Word screen
     Shortcut keys of commonly used features in Word
     Various terms related to Word (Examples: word wrap, Show/Hide button, etc.)
     Ways to format text and paragraphs to make them more attractive and
     Ways to format documents, such as reports and newsletters, to make them more
        attractive and appealing

Students will be able to . . .
     Explain the purpose of word                     Select text
     processing software                             Format text using the Mini
     Label the parts of the Word                     toolbar
     screen                                          Create a document using a
     Label the parts of a letter                     template
     Start a document                                View and navigate a document
     Save a document                                 Cut and paste text

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      Copy and paste text                             Work with Tabs
      Use the Office Clipboard                        Work with Indents
      Find and replace text                           Add bullets and numbering
      Check spelling and grammar                      Add borders and shading
      Research information                            Add footnotes and endnotes
      Add hyperlinks                                  Set document margins
      Prepare a document for                          Divide a document into sections
      distribution                                    Insert page breaks
      Format with fonts                               Format columns
      Copy formats using the Format                   Insert page numbers
      Painter                                         Add headers and footers
      Change line and paragraph                       Edit headers and footers
      spacing                                         Insert a table
      Align paragraphs                                Insert clip art

                        STAGE 2—ASSESSMENT EVIDENCE

Performance Tasks:
      Use a template to create a memo and fax cover sheet.
      Properly format and compose a business letter.
      Make corrections to an existing document using Find/Replace and the Office
      Format text and paragraphs using tabs, indents, line and paragraph spacing,
      bullets and numbering, borders and shading, footnotes and endnotes, etc.
      Format documents using breaks, sections, columns, headers and footers, tables,
      clip art, etc.

                             STAGE 3—LEARNING PLAN

Class Discussion
• Explain that word processing software is used to create documents such as letters,
   memoranda, reports, and proposals. The key characteristic of most documents
   created with a word processing program is that they consist primarily of text, even if
   they also contain other elements such as graphics, logos, tables, charts, and drawn
• Refer to Figure A-1 to point out the Word features you can use in a document.

Word Screen Parts
• Copy Figure A. Whiteout the parts of the screen. Handout to the students.
• Refer to the bulleted list on page Word 4 to review the different elements of the
  Word program window.

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                                         Unit A

Getting to Know Word
• Have the students open a brand new Word document. Save as practice.
         o Things to point out:
                    Saving to H: Drives in folders
                    File type drop down menu
                    Saving things as Word 2003 documents
                    Navigating through save dialog box in and out of folders
• Give them 3-4 minutes to type the “Planning a Document” paragraph on page Word
         o Things to point out:
                    Word wrap
                    AutoCorrect feature
                    AutoComplete feature
                    Spelling & Grammar checker
                    Show/Hide button
• Practice selecting text using the methods described on page Word 10.
• Format the text using the mini toolbar.
• Save the practice file and close.

Templates, Viewing a Document, Navigating a Document
• The students should complete the steps on page Word 14 on their own.
• With WimFax open. . .
        o Different Views
        o Zooming

Formative Assessment
• Word Screen Parts Quiz

Letter Formatting Notes
• Pass out a copy of the “Letter Diagram” file, which is sample business letter.
• On the SmartBoard, spotlight and label different parts of the letter as well as the
   different types of spacing used throughout the letter.
• The students will copy this information down for themselves on their handout.

 Formative Assessment
• Have the students type the letter from the Letter Diagram handout independently.
• Once finished, review proper letter formatting. Help with any formatting issues they
   might have.
• Print letter called Letter 1.

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• Skills Review on pages Word 19-20.
          o Print fax called Card Fax
          o Print memo called Sold Out Memo

Formative Assessment
• Labeling Letter Parts Quiz
         o Students will be given a letter diagram and asked to label the parts
            identified (examples: inside address, salutation, double-space, etc.)

• Readiness Assignment—22 points possible
        o Group 1—Students who performed poorly on letter diagram quiz—
           Independent Challenge 1 page Word 21—20 minutes (Edo Letter)
        o Group 2—Students who performed well on the letter diagram quiz—
           Independent Challenge 3—20 minutes (Moynihan Letter)

Quick Quiz
  • Visual Workshop on page Word 24—15 minutes

                                        Unit B

Guided Practice
  • Shortcut Keys handout—Pass out handout. Pass out notecards with the
     shortcuts on written on them. Give them out randomly as the students enter the
     classroom. Go through the handout as a class. The students will be able to
     guess what some of the shortcuts are by using their notecards.
  • Students will work with a partner to fill out the the following sections of Unit B.
     As they work through the sections, have them complete the Unit B Notes
                  Show Go To Command (insert an image first from the Internet)
                  Discuss AutoCorrect

Formative Assessment
   • Assign Skills Review on pages Word 43-44.
        o Print PAOS 2010 PR Public.

   • Assign Visual Workshop page Word 48—10 minutes
        o Print Australian Visa Letter.

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   • Readiness Assignments
        o Group 1—Students who struggled on the Skills Review—Independent
           Challenge 1 with ACE on page Word 45—20 minutes (Lyric Fundraising
        o Group 2—Students who did well on the Skill Review—Independent
           Challenge 2 with ACE on page Word 47—25 minutes (Business Courses

Quick Quiz
  • Independent Challenge 3 on Word 47—25 minutes

                                       Unit C

Guided Practice
  • Go through the practice exercises in Unit C together. As they work through the
     sections, have them complete the Unit C Notes Handout.
  • Point out the extra items below.
        o Formatting with Fonts—themes & drop cap
        o Copying Formats Using Format Painter—discuss change case button
        o Changing Line and Paragraph Spacing—discuss Quick Styles
        o Adding Bullets and Numbering—Discuss Multi-level lists
        o Adding Borders and Shading—Discuss Highlighting Text

Formative Assessment
   • Give the students the tab stop formative assessment at the end of an hour.

      Group for Readiness:
         o Group 1—Students with no clue—Tab Stop Practice Activities
         o Group 2—Students who know how to do tabs—Tab Stop Practice Activities
            without specific instructions—give them the finished copy and have them
            recreate it using the appropriate tabs and formatting.

     Tab Stop Quiz

Independent Practice
   • Skills Review on pages Word 69-71—45-50 minutes (Franklin EDA Report)
         o Students will work with a partner on this skill review. They must alternate
             after each number. For example, if Sally does #1, then her partner must
             do #2.
         o They should print ONE copy for the pair with both names in the header.

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          o They should email the copy to their partner so both have it saved on their
              H: Drives.
   •   Independent Challenge 1 on Word 72—15 minutes (Jermanok Construction)
   •   Independent Challenge 2 with ACE on Word 73—25 minutes (Membership
       Drive 2010)
   •   Real Life Independent Challenge on Word 75 steps a-d only (Personal

Quick Quiz
  • Visual Workshop on Word 76—25 minutes (Nina’s Trackside)

                                        Unit D

Guided Practice
  • Pass out the Unit D Notes Outline and have the students complete as they work
     through the practice exercises as a class.

Formative Assessment
   • Skill Review Word 97-99 (Greenwood Fitness)

Independent Challenges
   • Independent Challenge 1 Word 100 with ACE—25 minutes (Blue Chair)
   • Independent Challenge 2 Word 101—20 minutes (Pacific Parking FAQ)
   • Readiness Assignment—20 minutes
        o Independent Challenge 3 Word 102—Advanced
        o Extra Independent Challenge 2—Basic

Quick Quiz
  • Visual Workshop Word 104—30 minutes (Gardner’s Corner)

Summative Assessments
  • SAM 2007 Word Capstone Project—30 minutes
  • SAM 2007 Exam for Word

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