Programs: Microsoft Word


Microsoft Word  is a program that is designed primarily for word processing. It makes this very easy by enabling us to create text documents that can be easily edited and formatted to fit the needs of the user.
Here is a summary of the main purpose/ purposes of the program:
  • Creation of word processing documents
  • Basics of the program
  • Individual elements of Word
  • Editing of text
  • Helpful features
  • Proofreading tools
  • Saving techniques
Here is a list of lessons and what will be learned in each.
Lesson Description Link
Glossary: This Glossary defines all of the Italicized words seen in the Power Point slides.  Use the Glossary for quick reference to this chapter's many terms. Glossary
Lesson 1:  Learn about word wrap and how to tell the difference between a hard and a soft return. Lesson 1
Lesson 2:  Learn about the insert and overtype functions.  Learn to delete text. Lesson 2
Lesson 3:  Explains many of the buttons and toolbars on the Microsoft Word screen. Lesson 3
Lesson 4: Learn how to create, save, retrieve, edit and print a document. Lesson 4
Lesson 5: Find out how to use Spell Check. Lesson 5
Hands On I: After Reviewing lessons 1 through 5 you are now ready to start the second Hands On exercise.  This will guide you through the process of using what you have learned and applying it in your own work. Hands On Exercise I
Lesson 6: Learn about AutoCorrect and AutoText and its features. Lesson 6
Lesson 7: Learn how to use the built-in thesaurus to find synonyms and antonyms. Lesson 7
Lesson 8: Learn how to use Grammar Check. Lesson 8
Lesson 9: Learn how to tell the difference between the Save and Save As functions.  This lesson also describes other backup options. Lesson 9
PowerPoint Presentation: View the PowerPoint presentation for this chapter. PowerPoint Presentation
Hands On II: After Reviewing lessons 6 through 9 you are now ready to start the second Hands On exercise.  This will guide you through the process of using what you have learned and applying it in your own work. Hands On Exercise II
Homework Exercises: You will have to use your own knowledge from the above lessons to complete these homework exercises. If you get stuck feel free to go to the lesson in which the information you need is located. Homework Exercises
Interactive Quiz: This interactive quiz will prepare you for the Chapter Test.  You are encouraged to complete it and learn from any mistakes you make. Interactive Quiz
Additional Projects and Test: These projects and test will further solidify your knowledge of the first chapter. Additional Practice
20 Additional Projects There are 20 additional projects for more practice.  Have fun! 20 Additional Projects
Chapter Test: This test will cover everything you have learned from the Power Point slides and the lessons.  It has 30 multiple choice and True/False questions.  Good luck! Chapter Test
100 hands-on exam questions Test your knowledge of what you have learned with 100 of these hands-on exam questions.  Good luck! Hands-on Exam Questions
Instructor Resources Access the folder that contains the instructor resources. Instructor Resources

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Programs: Microsoft Word