Microsoft Word Essentials Part 2

Contributor: Nichole Brooker. Lesson ID: 10991

Writing a letter can be fun, but can you PICTURE what SHAPE a fancy document could take? Learn some more MS Word skills and see where we're HEADING with these lessons, using videos and online sources!


Software and Applications

learning style
personality style
Lion, Otter
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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Techy Fact

The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, was a college dropout. That is not to say I am suggesting you stop attending school right now and become Bill Gates, but it does mean you can be ANYTHING you want to be if you put your mind to it! Put your mind to learning more about Microsoft Word and what you can do with it!

Have you ever wondered what you could create in Microsoft Word?

Have you ever wanted to create a sign for your room or a poster for your lost dog? Those are 2 ways to use Microsoft Word, but there are about a million more!

You explored writing a letter in the first of the Related Lessons found in the right-hand sidebar, as well as typing an acrostic poem and writing a short story. Now let's learn about more formatting tools in Microsoft Word.

Check out this video, Microsoft Word Essentials Part 2 (below):

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Interesting huh?

Adding shapes, headings, centering your text, line spacing, and bullet points are all important parts of Microsoft Word, and are important for the creation of your many documents.

You may want to practice your typing skills. Check out these free typing websites to help build your skills:

Now that you have had a chance to practice your typing and have seen what Microsoft Word is and how it works, it is your turn to explore some more!

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