Lesson - Part A
Practice (do not turn in this portion)
- Input text:
For the practice session we can use a sample
file or dummy text dummy text from Lorem
Ipsum typesetting generator. For the project(s) you turn in, you may
use text you have written or public
domain text if appropriate.
- Styles: Use
styles to identify different heading levels within document.
- Table of Contents
& Index: Insert a table of contents and index. You need to
refresh these if you add more information. later.
- Hyperlinks: Establish
hyperlinks to relevant resources.
- Sections &
Columns: Incorporate double columns of text in specific sections
while keeping single columns in other sections
- Text Boxes: Post
your text using linked text boxes so text flows from one box to another.
See a sample
newsletter with linked text boxes
- Insert graphics:
into text boxes and insert textural captions.
Include drawing elements such as callouts or dividing lines.
- Cite text:
cite sources using footnotes or endnotes. The sample text is purposely
plaigiraized from 3 or more sources. Can you determine where it was
- Bullets & numbers:
Reconfigure bulleted/numbered information in sample
- Headers & Footers:
Use footers for pagination, and headers for running titles.
- Tables & Graphs:
Import tables and graphs generated in a spreadsheet such as Excel (sample).
- Layering and Word Art:
Construct a title page that uses Word Art and Layers. Adjust the
transparency of the layers to the text is easy to read.
Desktop Publishing Project (turn in this portion)
Teachers frequently need to develop newsletters, handouts, flyers, study
guides and notes that incorporate graphics and text.
- Develop one or more documents
relevant to your teaching that incorporate the features listed above. Save
your file in doc and pdf formats. Your documents
should be related to what you teach, professional in appearance and useful
to you or your students or school.
- Provide links to the pdf and