Computer Word-Processing Skills
Title: Fix It
Objective: To teach students how to use word processing software to edit passage with gramatical, spelling, and punctuation errors.
A list of word processing terms (e.g. cursor, delete, hardcopy, softcopy, highlight, etc.)
Computer with LCD and overhead projector or a large TV/monitor;
Word Processing softwareHard copies of a selected paragraph typed with a number of errors.
(paragraph should already be installed on each computer and ready for
Make sure students are familar with terms listed and are familar with keyboard.
Distribute copies of the paragraph to be corrected to students
Read the paragraph to students out loud
Give each student a chance to identify and correct an error in the passage
Make the corrections on tranparency while students make them on
Students are now ready to go to computers to make corrections on the softcopy.
How to open the file
How to use mouse or cursor to locate position to be corrected
How to delete items
How to correct items
How to save work
How to print work
How to close files and programs
Collect all printed copies from students to check for success.
Thanks to the RGK Foundation and
EOT-PACI for its generous support