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That is called the ribbon.

It has all the tools you need!

Formatting Fun

FIRST:

File Save As Click


Documents Save

1. Page margins are the white space on the left


and right and top and bottom of all the words/text.
This PAGE LAYOUT needs some CUSTOM
Margin
MARGINS! Change all the PAGE margins [NOT
THE GUTTERS!] to .9

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2. Click in the white space just below these


directions and insert your first name using Word Art.
Change the color! Change the design! JAZZ it
up!!!

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3. Make the text of these words the color of their
names:
Red
Blue
Green

Yellow
Orange

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4. Move the words to the places that match their


meaning NO Tab, NO space bar!!! [HINT: Home tab
Paragraph box]

Right
Left
Center
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5. Many cannot do this. CAN YOU?
Correctly space these words:
Bob was a frog. He did not like to hop. Bob liked to
walk on his tip toes. Silly Bob!

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6. FONTS & BULLETS
A. Change the font sizes of each line below to
match the numbers
Make this size 12

Make this size 24

Make this size 36


B.
INSERT BULLETS ON THIS LIST:
Highlight all three lines Click the bullets icon [in
Home] Can you find cool characters for your
bullets?? [You can even IMPORT an image to use as
a bullet!]

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7. Page Layout will lead you to page borders.
Add a page border (anything you like). Your
choice. [For fun click Art]!
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8. CLIPART
A. Insert a Clipart picture of a person.
B. Find Callout Shapes and insert a design. In
the shape, type something that person would say.

CHALLENGE: Shade the speech bubble and


change its border! [HINT:
right click!]

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9. TABLE CHALLENGE:
A. In the white space under B. insert a 3 by 3
table.
B. Make the OUTSIDE BORDER (not inside
cell borders) of the table look like this:
Try different things to make it work! Explore!
HINT:

C. Make each row of the table a different


color. [Highlight the row right click Borders &
Shading.]
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10. FONTS, BOLD, ITALICS
Make each one the font and size it says.
Arial 10

Chiller 12

Courier Bold

Euphemia Purple Italics

Vladimir Script 36
Blackadder ITC 28
11. TEXT BOXES
A. Click in the white space below and insert a
text box. Type something in it.

B. Right click on the edge Format


Decorate it, play
with text box
styles, add text,
change the text
Last weekend I
direction, etc.
went to State
Swimming
Championships. I
dropped time in
all of my events
and I qualified for
Nationals in six
events!

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Explore & see what else you can do!


Surprise me!

Show an image and its flipped version. Find FLIP on


the ribbon.

Move the image. It doesnt move, does it?!? TRY


THIS: Right click on it Wrap Text Tight. Now
move it where you want it to be!
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Insert an image from the
Internet. Try moving it around!
DOES it move? If not, right click
on the image Wrap text
Tight
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Try Shapes!
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Can you put text in a shape?
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Can you insert & decorate a
cube or other 3-dimensional shape?
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Type two paragraphs about
anything appropriate. Highlight one
and click Drop Cap! Repeat with the other
paragraph.

H
M

ello, my name is Claudia J. Carson. I am eleven years old and I


go to Cherokee Middle School (obviously). I love to read and
write. Dystopian book always interest me and whenever I write
it just happens to be dystopian.
y family owns six pets. We have four chickens; Flutter,
Chupe, Ping, and Rex, and two cats; Relay and Boo. The
chickens live in a chicken coup in the backyard and the cats
live with us in our house.

BYE!
HOPE YOU
HAD FUN!