Advanced Word

This Advanced Word lesson plan also includes:

How do you manage the formatting of a lengthy document, like a research paper or dissertation, in Microsoft Word? Discover how to use built-in tools to organize research and citations in a Word processing document, automate tedious actions, insert external objects, and prepare a document for distribution.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide this document to learners who are about to complete a longer research paper as an excellent cross-curricular resource
  • Instruct, practice, and assign each task one at a time so learners can focus and become proficient on a subtopic, rather than become overwhelmed by all the information in the lesson.
Classroom Considerations

  • Go through some of the steps prior to beginning lesson to see what elements might be different for you depending on the version of Word you have installed on your computer
Pros

  • Gives particular attention to the Styles Gallery, added in Word 2007
  • Step-by-step instruction with supporting images
  • Some topics covered include: inserting and formatting a photo, linking external files, embedding Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations, and using hyperlinks
Cons

  • None