Word Processing I Unit 14

West Haven Public Schools

Unit Planning Organizer

Subject:  Word Processing I                                                                        

Grade:  9-12

Unit 14: Lists

Pacing: 7 days

Essential Question(s):

How can I key in a row of text and automatically turn it  into a numbered outline or bulleted list?

Big Idea(s):

You can automatically turn any text with a simple command   into a numbered outline or a professional bulleted outline.

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

4. Compose, organize, and edit information using keyboard and technology.

Supporting Standards


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
  • Model Digital-Age Work and Learning
  • Demonstrate fluency in technology systems and the transfer of current knowledge to new technologies and situations.

 “Unwrapped” Concepts and Skills, and Bloom Levels (BL)

Concepts(Need to Know)

Skills(Able to Do)



  • Creating a Bulleted List
  • Numbering a List
  • Add to a Numbered List
  • Converting a Bulleted or Numbered List
  • Creating a Multilevel List
  • Modify a Multilevel List
  • Reinforcement:  Multilevel Lists
  • Reinforcement:  Modify a Multilevel List
  • Sort a List
  • Reinforcement: Bulleted and Numbered Lists
  • Reinforcement: Multilevel Lists


Planning was outline would display your text the best.


Critiquing the best format for your test either number or bulleted


Interpreting the best way to clearly exhibit your document using numbers or bullets.


Execute the Bullet or numbered outline commands










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
  • Step by step instructional sheets
  • Series of documents including instructions for utilizing the Find and commands.
  • Text:

 Suggested Research-based Effective Instructional Strategies:

Whole Group Instruction

One-on-One instructional intervention

Vocabulary/Word Wall


Interdisciplinary Connections

  • Bulleted List
  • Numbered List
  • Converting
  • Multilevel List
  • Sort a List


Publishing Documentation for school.

Student’s personal documentation.

Step by step instructional sheets.

One-on-One instruction.