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.

PURCHASE ONE PROJECT PER SCHOOL: No per student fee. Not a subscription. Use on an unlimited number of devices within your school. See Terms of Use below to find out more.

Technology Integration: Language Arts

Technology Skill: Graphics, Word Processing

Version: Google, Office 2019

Program: Word

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.

Learn Essential Word Processing Skills
Explore Formatting Options
Edit using Word or Docs
Complete Fun Enrichment Activities

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    Teach Essential Word Processing Skills

    Integrate technology into a language arts writing unit. Develop advanced word processing skills using Microsoft Word or Google Docs lessons.

    • Revise a publication to improve content and layout
    • Format text to communicate a message effectively
    • Organize text in a list using bullets or numbering
    • Produce a comic strip by combining images and text
    • Format shapes, images, and WordArt
    • Illustrate story events using online pictures
    • Apply text wrapping and a picture style to images
    • Use cut, copy, and paste to edit a story
    • Proofread and correct writing based on guidelines
    • Publish a book using technology

    Customer Reviews

    Middle school students learn advanced word processing skills using Microsoft Word or Google Docs lessons. They use a provided template to revise a collection of poems, short stories, and comics.

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    I am extremely satisfied with your products. I find the lessons are excellent for my 5th and 6th grade computer literacy students. I am now focusing on TechnoEditor and the students are enjoying it. One of my students this morning said, "Where do you learn all this stuff?" Thanks for your great products.

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    N. Jaeckel,
    Sandhill School,
    WI, USA

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