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, Microsoft 365, Office 2016, Office 2013

Program: Word, Docs

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 images, text wrap, object order, and grouping.

Session 4: Edit a Comic

Explore drawing tools including lines, shapes, and word art.

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

Get Help: Gain independence using tools.
Make a Name Card: Apply text formatting.
The Lion: Use a template to practice new techniques.
The Dragon: Practice adding images to a template.
Get Creative with Word Art: Learn advanced skills.
Balloon Trouble: Illustrate a comic.

Master Essential Word Processing Skills
Versions for Microsoft 365 and Google Docs
Fun Activities Engage Learners
Edit Stories, Poems, and Comics

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 lines, shapes, and word art
  • Illustrate story events using images
  • 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

Elementary and middle school students assume the role of an editor. They improve the quality of a document to prepare it for publication. Using Google Docs or Microsoft Word, they learn essential word processing skills that allow them to edit a collection of tales written for children. An exploration of text, graphic, and page layout formatting techniques allow them to revise stories, comics, and poetry.

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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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Sandhill School,

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