Immaculate Heart of Mary College
D. Savio St. Better Living Subdivision
Title of the Lesson : Decorate the Poem Book Cover
Level : Computer Literacy for Grade 2
1. Design the Poem Book Cover.
2. Familiarize the Border and Font tools in designing the poem book cover.
3. Appreciate the use of the Border and Font tools in MS Word in designing document.
II. Subject Matter
Microsoft Word, Formatting tools (Font and Border)
III. Tools and Materials
NSS software, TechnoPoet handbook, computer, TechnoPoet Resource File, Microsoft Word software
Send a copy of Pocketful of Poems to each workstation of the student.
Demonstrate to the class the procedures of designing the Poem Book Cover using
the NSS Show feature.
1.Double click the Microsoft Word icon on the desktop or Click Start->All Programs->Microsoft Office-
2.Double click to open the Pocketful of Poems document from the students’ respective folders.
Change the Zoom
1.Click the arrow on the Zoom tool.
2.Pick the 50% from the menu.
3.Pick 200% from the menu.
4.Pick Whole Page from the menu.
5.Click inside the Zoom tool box.
6.Type 88 and press ENTER.
Add a Border
1.Click Format from the menu bar then click Borders and Shading -> Page Border Tab -> Art field then
let the student select their own border style.
Who is the Author?
Click inside the words Type your Name Here and let the students type their own name.
Changing the Font
1.Highlight the word by clicking and dragging over the word to be format.
Then click Format from the menu bar then select Font.
2. In the Font Dialog Box select the Font style by clicking the list of font styles from the list. Then add
color to the style chose from the Font Color Box then click OK.
Change the Font Style
In the Font Style box, click on Italic, Bold and Underline to see how it changes the text.
Change the Font Size
In the Size box, choose some of the different numbers and let the students observe what happen to
their text sizes.
Add Font Effects
Try some of the different font effects by clicking the box to check them to activate or click again to
uncheck to get rid of the effect.
Save students’ work
Click the Save button the Standard tool bar.
Activity: Let each students design their own poem book cover.