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  • 1. MSWord for Teachers Module 3
  • 2. Module 3 Tutorial
    • Welcome to the tutorial for module 3.
    • The purpose of this tutorial is to help you create assessments for use in your classroom.
    • This project is a little more complicated than the two before it. Creating and saving assessments is a great timesaver, so learning these Word components will be well worth your time and efforts!
  • 3. Before we get started . . .
    • Remember that the toolbar pictured may look different from yours, but the functions are still the same.
    • In Module 1, we covered basic document formatting.
    • In Module 2 we:
    • Changed the page orientation to landscape.
    • Chose an appropriate text size.
    • Inserted borders.
    • Aligned text vertically .
  • 4. Objectives:
    • Identify the document using Header and Footer.
    • Insert Page Numbers into the footer.
    • Organize information using Bullets and Numbering.
    • Highlight information using an alternate Line Spacing.
    • Organize information using Draw Table.
    • End pages using Page Break.
  • 5. My Document
    • I’ve got a science quiz that only looks OK. I’d like to clean it up so that it is more user friendly for the student.
  • 6. Header & Footer
  • 7. Header & Footer
    • Headers and footers provide information that shows up on every page in a document.
    • Headers and footers can be used together, but one can be used independently of the other.
    • You can use headers and footers to identify the document, the writer, the date, page numbers. Whatever you would like to show up on every page can be put into a header or footer.
  • 8. Header & Footer – Example
    • Here is a header and footer I used on an assignment that I made for Algebra.
    • The data in gray will show up on every page.
    Header Footer
  • 9. Header & Footer – How To
    • Click on the View menu found at the top of the screen.
    • Click on Header and Footer.
  • 10. Header & Footer – How To
    • Header and footer sections will open with a small Header and Footer menu.
    • The Header and Footer menu moves from the header to footer sections as you scroll from one to another.
  • 11. Header & Footer – How To
    • To enter text, move the cursor to the section header or footer section and enter the text.
    • Within the header or the footer, you can align text or change the font face and size.
    • You can even change the right and left margins.
  • 12. Header & Footer – How To
    • I’m going to put the quiz title in the header:
    • I’ll put my name and the year in the footer so I’ll know what year I last modified the quiz.
  • 13. Page Numbers
  • 14. Page Numbers
    • Page numbers can be inserted into the headers or the footers.
  • 15. Page Numbers – Example
  • 16. Page Numbers – How To
    • To insert a page number in a header or footer, move the cursor to the spot where you want the page number.
    • On the Header and Footer menu, click on the white button that has a # sign. This inserts the page number.
  • 17. Page Numbers – How To
    • When you are finished with the header and footer, click on the close button on the menu.
    • The menu will close and your cursor will be back in the body of your text.
    • Now my document’s pages will all be numbered within the footer.
  • 18. Bullets & Numbering
  • 19. Bullets & Numbering
    • Bulleted or numbered lists make your documents more readable and visually interesting.
    • You can quickly add bullets or numbers to existing lines of text, or Word can automatically create lists as you type.
  • 20. Bullets & Numbering – Example
  • 21. Bullets & Numbering – Example
    • The Bullets and Numbering Menu offers several choices.
    • Bullets or numbering will work for your needs most of the time.
  • 22. Bullets & Numbering – How To
    • To insert bullets or numbers after you have typed the text:
    • Highlight the text you want to bullet or number.
    • Click on the Format menu found at the top of the page.
    • Choose Bullets and Numbering.
  • 23. Bullets & Numbering – How To
    • When the Bullets and Numbers menu pops up, choose one.
    • Then click on a box that best fits your material.
    • Then click OK.
  • 24. Bullets & Numbering – How To
    • I’ve got a couple of areas that could use numbers or bullets.
    • This section really needs some numbering.
    • After adding the numbers, it looks like this:
  • 25. Bullets & Numbering – How To
    • The short answer section could be bulleted.
    • Before the bullets:
    • After the bullets:
  • 26. Line Spacing
  • 27. Line Spacing
    • You can change the spacing between the lines or the spacing before or after each paragraph.
  • 28. Line Spacing – Example Single Double 1.5
  • 29. Line Spacing – How To
    • Select the text where you want to change the spacing.
    • Click the Line Spacing Button.
    • Then choose the spacing you would like to use. While the text is highlighted, you can try several different spacings.
  • 30. Line Spacing – How To
    • These section needs more room between the numbered items.
    • Double spacing gives the student more room to write answers.
  • 31. Draw Table
  • 32. Draw Table
    • A table is made up of rows and columns of cells that you can fill with text and graphics.
    • Tables are often used to organize and present information.
    Row Column
  • 33. Draw Table – Example
  • 34. Draw Table – How To
    • Move the cursor to where you want the table to begin in the document.
    • Click on the Insert Table Button on the toolbar.
    • Remember that your button may be in a different place than mine, but it looks the same.
  • 35. Draw table – How To
    • A grid will appear when you click on the Insert Table button.
    • You can drag your cursor to select the number of rows and columns you want.
  • 36. Draw Table – How To
    • The Insert Table button works great for tables up to 4 rows and 5 columns.
    • For bigger tables, you can use the Table Menu.
    • Move your cursor to where you want the table to begin in the document.
    • Click on the Table Menu at the top of the page.
  • 37. Draw Table – How To
    • Click on Draw Table.
    • A new menu will appear called Tables and Borders.
  • 38. Draw Table – How To
    • Click on the button that looks like a a table.
    • Now you get a menu that allows you to choose how many rows and columns you want.
  • 39. Draw Table – How To
    • In my quiz, I have some information that a table will help to organize.
    • I tried to organize it using my tab button, but when I changed my margins, it didn’t stay in place.
  • 40. Draw Table – How To
    • Since I’ve already got the information typed, I can draw the table and cut and paste the material or I can just retype it into the table.
    before after
  • 41. Page Break
  • 42. Page Break
    • When you fill a page with text, Word inserts an automatic page break and starts a new page. To force a page break at a specific location, you can insert a manual page break.
    • You may want to do this to ensure that certain information stays together.
  • 43. Page Break – Example
    • This is a sub plan I left. These pages run together.
    • This is the same sub plan with page breaks, and it’s much easier for the sub to read.
  • 44. Page Break – How To
    • To insert a page break, position the cursor where you want the new page to begin.
    • Click Insert in the toolbar menu.
    • Choose Break.
  • 45. Page Break – How To
    • A Break Menu will appear.
    • Choose Page Break.
    • Click OK.
    • The pages separate at the proper place.
  • 46. Page Break – How To
    • I want my page to break before the table. Right now the table is split between two pages which will be awkward for the student.
  • 47. Page Break – How To
    • I put a page break in before the table.
    • Now the table is all on one page.
  • 48. Review
  • 49. Review
    • In Module 3, you learned how to:
    • Add repeating information to the Header and Footer .
    • Insert Page Numbers into the footer .
    • Use Bullets and Numbering to organize information.
    • Change the Line Spacing
    • Put data into a table Draw Table.
    • End pages where you want using Page Break .