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86 resources with the keyterm word processing

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Formatting Fun

For Teachers K - 5th
Launch this lesson by saving the provided Formatting Fun template on your classroom or library computers. Young learners can then practice formatting basics for use in writing activities. Exercises include practice in highlighting text,...
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Acrostic Poetry to Teach Font Changes and Centering

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students engage in a discussion about how to write an acrostic poem. They demonstate the ability to use a word processor by typing an acrostic poem by following instructions. Word processing skills such as, centering text, changing font,...
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Solid Geometry

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders review solid geometry and measurement with a partner. They identify shapes and how they are measured then complete a word processing exercise on a computer. They exchange papers for grading.
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Communism

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study how Russian government has changed and how the attitudes of people have changed as a result of these political changes, while learning how to write a persuasive paper, type paragraphs, and use WP utilities.
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The Earth's Interior

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify the layers of the Earth's interior, while learning to use WP utilities.
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Ecology

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify the steps of the different cycles of matter, while learning to use WP utilities.
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Writing Stories

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Use word processing software to write a story with a given parameter. While working on the computer, students practice beginning techniques such as the space bar, shift key, and inserting material. After creating their draft, students...
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ADd IT-- ADjectives and ADverbs

For Teachers 6th
Descriptive writing is a must for students to understand. Using adverbs and adjectives, they turn simple sentences into works of art. Each simple sentence gets a descriptive make-over. This activity suggests using Laptops and SMART board...
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Inserting Tables

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students practice creating tables using Microsoft Word. They insert tables into Microsoft Word pages to create calendars complete with images. Step by step instruction pages are provided for student use.
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Using Word Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the use of Word Art using a variety of contexts. The program is used to enhance word processing documents. They practice inserting word bubbles with different messages. The lesson contains some specific instructions...
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Developing Good Written Communication Skills and the Word Processing Student

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are introduced to the skills needed to complete a word processing assignment. In groups, they identify the reasons why it is important to communicate in different situations and participate in role-playing exercises. They...
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Word Processing With Pizazz

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students use a word processor and some of its tools to create an exciting and visual autobiography. They download a sample letter and then create one of their own.
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Teaching Writing on a Computer

For Teachers K - 2nd
Walk your young writers through the basics of typing and saving their work on a computer. Step-by-step instructions not only help you prepare classroom computers for this exercise but also provide specific instructions so that class...
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Inserting Text - Word Processing Lesson Plan

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper graders practice the skills of inserting text and images into a word document. After a demonstration, students are allowed to practice at their own computer station. At the end of the lesson, examples of the documents produced are...
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Petrochemical Technology

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders complete a computer file assignment - Petrochemical Technology. They use editing marks to proof and correct their work, save and print. They type a report, including illustrations, on the manufacturing of a petrochemical...
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Business Cards

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students follow step-by-step instructions to create a business card. They experiment with a variety of fonts and word processing features to create a business card and then design and produce an original business card.
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Passive Voice and Grammar Checkers

For Students 10th - 12th
This handout gives an overview of the passive and active voices as well as pointing out that the grammar checkers in word processing programs mark sentences written in the passive voice as incorrect. While this is not an interactive...
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Writing

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a writing project and tutorial using word processing on a computer. They focus on voice, word choice, details, sentence variety, staying on topic, supporting details and connecting sentences. They edit, save and...
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Introducing Microsoft Word

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners explore Microsoft Word. In this technology lesson, students discover the basic word processing commands. Learners enter and change text within the word document.
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Make a Compare/Contrast Diagram

For Students 6th - 8th
In this make a compare/contrast diagram worksheet, students use the drawing tools in a word processor to create a diagram by following detailed instructions for each step.
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How do we write a report?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students write a report on a word processing program. In this report lesson plan, students write about what qualities a hero possesses. They type it on a word processing program and proofread for spelling, grammar, punctuation and more.
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Computer Enhanced Instruction

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders complete several computer skill lessons. In this computer skills lesson, 8th graders complete word processing, keyboarding, electronic research, and a PowerPoint presentation.
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Menus

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students explore different styles of writing. In this writing lesson, students look at menus to get an idea of how many different types of writing there are. Students create their own menus and add border and clip art.
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Greeting Card Poetry

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students write poetry using desktop publishing software. In this poetry lesson, students write a poem to create a greeting card through the use of a desktop publishing program.