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Word Processing Curriculum Resources

WORD PROCESSING BASICS | WORD PROCESSING

Students gain the invaluable skills of editing and proofreading documents, performing standard file management procedures, keyboarding, and creating applicable business documents to simulate a real-life job environment.

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In this introductory course, students learn basic word processing skills. These invaluable skills include editing and proofreading documents, performing standard file management procedures, keyboarding, and creating applicable business documents to simulate a real-life job environment.

Standards and Objectives - PDF

STANDARD 1
Keyboarding

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STANDARD 2
Basic Word Processing Functions

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STANDARD 3
Editing

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  PROOFREADING
Students receive instruction on common proofreading marks and skills.

STANDARD 4
Document Formatting

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STANDARD 5
Business Documents

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WORD PROCESSING
This advanced course builds upon the knowledge acquired in Word Processing I. Students develop advanced application competencies o word processing. Improved productivity in the most efficient, timesaving way of producing documents using word processing software is stressed. An integral part of this course is continued instruction and practice in formatting and editing and the creation of business documents through the use of functions such as merge. Graphics are also introduced.

Standards and Objectives - PDF

STANDARD 1
Keyboarding

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STANDARD 2
Basic Word Processing Functions

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STANDARD 3
Advanced Word Processing Functions

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SYMBOLS
Students explore symbols fonts and special characters to view a sample of the wide variety that are available. While introducing symbols and special characters, lesson reviews tabs, page layout and page borders in the same project.

STANDARD 4
Advanced Word Processing Formatting

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STANDARD 5
Advanced Tables

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TABLES
Students use their skills to design unique bingo-style boards using the terms provided.

STANDARD 6
Merge

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MAIL MERGE
Students will learn how to perform a mail merge using a letter, certificate and memo.

STANDARD 7
Graphics

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BUSINESS STATE APPROVED TEXTBOOKS
http://www.schools.utah.gov/CURR/imc/RIMs-Search.aspx
Schools need to purchase basal/core or recommended primary materials that have gone through an independent alignment to the Utah Core. Schools may still purchase materials not listed on the state RIMs list as long as they have been reviewed and approved by their local school board.

 

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Resources are available due to the efforts and submissions of teachers throughout the state of Utah. They have been collected your use, modify as needed.

Please share your own lesson ideas and resources.  Submit what you have, and the
Business Education Lesson Plan Team will format and organize all material.

Updated September 20, 2011


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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
laura [dot] deshazo [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Laura deShazo), Specialist
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Phone: 801>538-7572
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andrea [dot] curtin [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Andrea M. Curtin) , Support Staff
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801>538-7976




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