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Word Chapter 1

Chapter Demonstrable Skills

After completing the Word Chapter 1 portion of the Word & PowerPoint unit, students will be able to:

Demonstrable Skill Learning Activities
& Informal Assessments
Formal Assessments
(excluding Exams)
Manage documents including creating, opening, and saving files.
  • Data Analysis: Online Scavenger Hunt Participation Project
  • Word: Layout & Pagination Participation Project
  • Word: References & Workflow Participation Project
  • Word: Styles & Illustrations Participation Project
  • MyLab Lesson F
  • Homework #6
  • MyLab Lesson F
  • MyLab Bonus Project #2
Display non-printing characters.
  • MyLab Lesson F
  • MyLab Lesson F
Use the spelling and grammar checker.
  • Word: References & Workflow Participation Project
Specify page headers and footers including page numbering.
  • Word: Layout & Pagination Participation Project
  • MyLab Lesson F
  • Homework #6
  • MyLab Lesson F
  • MyLab Bonus Project #2
Change the margin and page size of documents
  • Word: Layout & Pagination Participation Project
  • MyLab Lesson F
  • Homework #6
  • MyLab Lesson F
  • MyLab Bonus Project #2
Insert symbols and special characters.
  • MyLab Lesson F
  • MyLab Lesson F
Insert page breaks.
  • Word: References & Workflow Participation Project
  • Homework #6
Edit text in a document.
  • Data Analysis: Online Scavenger Hunt Participation Project
  • Word: References & Workflow Participation Project
  • Word: Styles & Illustrations Participation Project
  • MyLab Lesson G
  • Homework #6
  • MyLab Lesson G
Insert text reused from other files.
  • Word: Styles & Illustrations Participation Project
  • Homework #6
Adjust the alignment and orientation of pages on a document
  • Word: Layout & Pagination Participation Project
  • Word: References & Workflow Participation Project
  • MyLab Lesson F
  • MyLab Lesson F

Chapter Notes

Displaying non-printing characters

You can display non-printing characters such as tabs, spaces, and returns by toggling the Show/Hide option on the Home ribbon [1].

Creating headers and footers

Headers and footers are areas in the top and bottom margins of each page in a document. They can be used to display information like the page number, file name, or date of the revision [1].

Tips & Tricks

Status bar

Don't forget the status bar at the bottom of the window. It gives a running tally of word count, your location in the document, and what section you are in.  It's often overlooked and is very helpful [2].

References

  1. A. Poatsy, K. Mulberry, C. Krebs, L. Hogan, A. Rutledge, and E. Cameron, Exploring Microsoft Office 2013, 1st ed., vol. 1. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, 2013.
  2. R. G. Phipps and B. M. Powell, “Word Chapter 1,” Computer Science 101, May 18, 2016. Available: http://cs101.wvu.edu/materials/units/word-powerpoint/word-chapter-1/.