How to Use Google Docs

Contributor: Nichole Brooker. Lesson ID: 10890

Google Docs sounds like a funny name for a group of physicians, but it's a way to store and share things you write so you don't lose them and so others can edit them. Watch the video and get writing!

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Technology

subject
Technology
learning style
Visual
personality style
Otter
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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Have you ever wanted to share your written thoughts with another person and have them add theirs to your document?

Google Docs is the answer!

Google Docs is the answer to so many questions!

What if I get somewhere and forgot to print my paper? Log into Google and print from Google Docs!

What if I need to work with someone else on a project but we don't live near each other? Create a shared Google Doc where both of you can edit it and make changes!

What if I want to have someone proofread my paper? Share it on Google Docs with him or her and he or she can edit and make changes.

Let's start with some typing practice! Go to Dance Mat Typing for a fun, interactive typing game from KidzType to help you with your skills. Spend 15-20 minutes on this website daily and you will be an expert typist before you know it!

View the How to Use Google Docs slideshow below.

Pay close attention to the directions so you can create your very own Google Doc!

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