Creating Hypertext in Word<br /><ul><li>Open the final draft of your post up in word
1305560817245Identify the words or phrases that would benefit the reader’s understanding if linked.  If you are quoting a ...
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A handout with steps for creating hypertext. Used with 6th graders to prepare persuasive writing blog posts.

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Handout Creating Hypertext In Word

  1. 1. Creating Hypertext in Word<br /><ul><li>Open the final draft of your post up in word
  2. 2. 1305560817245Identify the words or phrases that would benefit the reader’s understanding if linked. If you are quoting a source, referencing research, or need to define a word or concept, that would be a great place to start. You can link to pictures and places where you got your ideas for your post. Mr. Smith has identified the following places for hypertext in his persuasive post about Big Horn Sheep:
  3. 3. 1457325365125Load the websites you are going to link your identified words and phrases to in tabbed Explorer
  4. 4. Back in your Word document, Highlight the word you want to link, click the Insert tab, then select Hyperlink
  5. 5. 1238250448310This will open a dialogue box where you can make sure you have the correct text to display and where you can paste the URL of the site you want to link to.
  6. 6. 1333500686435The last, but important step is to click Target Frame and set the target frame to New window. This will make sure that your reader is not directed completely away from your post, but will see your link information in a new window.</li></ul>19050004165607. Click OK on Set Target Frame and the Hyperlink dialogue box. Your selected word or phrase should now appear in blue and underlined. Test it to make sure it works! <br />

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