Item Number: JNR-EDITOR
WORD PROCESSING ACTIVITIES FOR BEGINNERS: Designed especially for elementary and middle schools, lessons introduce word processing with fun activities.
DEVELOP EXPERTISE: Templates support learners as they master text, picture, and page layout formatting techniques in either Microsoft Word or Google Docs.
HELPFUL RESOURCES: TechnoEditor includes a digital Teacher Guide and Student Workbook with easy to follow instructions. Worksheets may be printed or used in PDF format. Assessment tools include marking sheets, quizzes, and a skill checklist.
HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES: Assignments support exploration, discovery, and experimentation. Students gain confidence as they create content for a book. When the story is completed, they share it with a younger student.
Technology Integration: Language Arts
Technology Skill: Graphics, Word Processing
Version: Google, Office 2019
Session 1: Edit the Front Cover
Format text on the title page of A Collection of Stories Written for Children.
Session 2: Edit a Poem
Apply your formatting skills to make words look like their meaning.
Session 3: Edit a Story
Illustrate a story by formatting clip art: text wrap, object order, and grouping.
Session 4: Edit a Comic
Explore drawing tools including shapes, AutoShapes, and WordArt.
Session 5: Cut, Copy, and Paste
Edit a story using Cut, Copy, and Paste tools.
Session 6: Final Edit
Check spelling and grammar, edit page layout, and print!
Optional Word Processing Lesson Plans
Make a Name Card: Apply formatting skills.
The Lion: Use a template to practice new techniques.
The Dragon: Practice adding clip art to a template.
Edit Clip Art: Learn advanced skills to change pictures.
Shapes and WordArt: Match the tool to its function.
Balloon Trouble: Illustrate a comic.