Word Processing I Unit 3

West Haven Public Schools

Unit Planning Organizer

Subject:  Word Processing I                                                                    

Grade:  9-12

Unit 3: Basic Text Editing                                            

Pacing 7 days

Essential Question(s):

How can I go back to a document and edit the document for corrections?

 Big Idea(s):

You can edit any document that is already saved at any time using Word application editing tools and commands.

 CT State Standards (includes West Haven’s “Priority” GLES’s in BOLD and “Supporting” Standards)

3.  Use technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication.

2, Identify and select current and emerging application software appropriate for specific tasks.

 Supporting Standards

The ISTE

National Educational Technology standards and Performance Indicators for Teachers

 

  • Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
  • Promote, support, and model creative and innovative thinking and inventiveness
  • Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using digital tools and resources
  • Promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify students’ conceptual understanding and thinking, planning, and creative processes
  • Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments
  • Design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources to promote student learning and creativity
  • Customize and personalize learning activities to address students’ diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities using digital tools and resources
  • Model Digital-Age Work and Learning
  • Demonstrate fluency in technology systems and the transfer of current knowledge to new technologies and situations and innovation

 

Concepts and Skills, and Bloom Levels (BL)

Concepts(Need to Know)

Skills(Able to Do)

BL

  • Inserting Text
  • Keying Repeated Text
  • Overtyping Text
  • Reinforcement: Basic Editing
  • Using autocorrect
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Start new Paragraph

 

Distinguish the concept of the basic function.

Execute basic functions.

Integrate basic functions.

Recall past basic functions.

Reorganize text.

Implementing the Paragraph format commands.

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Instructional Planning:

  • Instructor will illustrate commands using a Smart board or Overhead. Instructor will also supply individual instruction sheets and or Text pages explaining commands.
  • Students will complete a series of assignments selected by instructor to displaying that they have mastered the commands.

Suggested Resources/Materials:

  • Computer Lab
  • Microsoft Application Word 2007
  • Smart board or Overhead instruction
  • Separate instructional sheets
  • Series of documents including instructions for utilizing Basic Text Editing.
  • Text:  ?

Instructional Planning:

  • Instructor will illustrate commands using a Smart board or Overhead. Instructor will also supply individual instruction sheets and or Text pages explaining commands.
  • Students will complete a series of assignments selected by instructor to displaying that they have mastered the commands.

Suggested Resources/Materials:

  • Computer Lab
  • Microsoft Application Word 2007
  • Smart board or Overhead instruction
  • Separate instructional sheets
  • Series of documents including instructions for utilizing Basic Text Editing.
  • Text:  ?

 

Suggested Research-based Effective Instructional Strategies:

Whole Group Instruction

One-on-One instructional intervention

Vocabulary/Word Wall

  • Text
  • Overtyping Text
  • autocorrect
  • Paragraph formatting
  •  

 

Enrichment/Extension

Creating publications  for school activities

 

 

 

Interdisciplinary Connections

One on One instruction, handing instructional sheets

  • Selecting Text
  • Highlighting Text
  • Selection Bar
  • Deselecting
  • Pointer-movement key
  • Overtype Mode
  • Undo/Redo
  • Repeat Command
  • Deleting Text
  • Normal View
  • Print layout View
  • Full Screen View

Creating publications  for school activities

 

Step by step instructional sheets.

One-on-One instruction.