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1 MLA Reports and Outlines

2 Class Activity On Your Handout: Identify the parts of the Word Window that you know –Either the name of the item or what it does


4 Class Activity Create Class Folder on your Drive –Open this folder and leave it open on your desktop Copy Data Files into your Class Folder –Open Computer Apps Shortcut Folder on your Desktop –Click, hold and drag the Data Files Folder into the folder you just created

5 Line Spacing

6 No Spacing Style Option

7 Highlighted Text Click and drag mouse to select –Delete by tapping DELETE –Or replace by keying new text –Start at the Beginning or End not in the Middle ! To select all of your document – Ctrl A

8 66 A – Line Spacing & Select Text 1)Highlight everything (ctrl A) 2)Change line spacing to 2 3)Remove extra space between lines 4)Use change case to uppercase the word school in your title 5)Right click on status bar to turn on and off options 6)Change 1 st paragraph to line spacing 1 7)Change 2 nd paragraph to line spacing 2 8)Change 3 rd paragraph to line spacing 3 9)Change 4 th paragraph to line spacing 4 (line spacing options)

9 Paragraph Alignment Lesson 66 Slide 9

10 66 B – Paragraph Alignment 1)Center your title (you do not have to highlight the entire title, just click on it somewhere) 2)Align 1 st paragraph to the left 3)Align 2 nd paragraph to the center 4)Align 3 rd paragraph to the right 5)Align 4 th paragraph to justified

11 Font Group in 2010

12 66 C – Change Fonts & Font Formats Assignment completed on your own following the directions on document

13 Double click the top or bottom margin area of a page to quickly open the header or footer box Headers and Footers Lesson 66 Slide 13

14 Design Tab – make sure different first page is NOT checked Headers and Footers Lesson 66 Slide 14

15 Design Tab – Page Number, Top of Page, Plain, Number 3 Inserting a Page Number Lesson 66 Slide 15

16 1.Open 66D Report 2.Select all your paper, change line spacing to 2 3.Double-click on the top of your paper to activate the header 4.Check to see if Different First Page is NOT checked 5.Go to Page Number and insert a page number at the top of the page, right-aligned 6.Type your name in the header and add a space before the page number 7.Double-click on the bottom of the page to activate the footer 8.Go to Page Number and insert a page number at the bottom of the page, center aligned 9.Go to the View tab and choose 2 pages 10.Save 66 D – Header with Page Number

17 Bulleted and Numbered Lists Use bulleted lists when item order is not important Fun Fonts: Webdings & Wingdings

18 Bullets and Numbers 1)New document in Word 2)Insert a header with page number and your name 3)Type: This is my first list: 4)Turn on bullets from library and type: a, b, c 5)Use your ruler markers to move bullets and list 6)Type: It is easy as: 7)Turn on numbers from library and type: 1, 2, 3 8)Type: As simple as: 9)Turn on bullets, define bullets, symbol, webdings or wingdings and type: Do Re Mi 10)Change color or formatting of bullets (finish by the end of the song)song

19 67 B – MLA Report with Bulleted List 1.Open 67B Report 2.Change the title to bold, center aligned 3.Insert a header with your name and page number, right aligned 4.Select the numbered list and change the numbers to a picture bullet 5.Increase the size of the bullet by clicking on one bullet (notice all will become selected) and use the Grow button 6.If necessary, highlight your bullets and align the bullets and indents using the markers on your ruler 7.Save

20 Paragraph Dialog Box


22 Long Quotes and Citations

23 Hanging Indent Settings

24 Report References

25 67 E – Paragraph Indents 1)Open 67 E Indents 2)Select 2 nd paragraph 3)Open Paragraph Dialog Box 4)Under indention, in the left box type: 1 5)Go to the next page of the document 6)Select all the citations 7)Open Paragraph Dialog Box 8)Under special choose: none 9)Reopen Paragraph Dialog Box 10)Under special choose: hanging by 0.5 11)Save

26 Page Breaks Manual –End a page before it is full –Remain where they are inserted –Insert with CTRL-ENTER or Page Layout / Page Setup / Breaks Automatic –Inserted when the current page is full –Move automatically Lesson 67 Slide 26

27 Navigate Within a Document UseTo move to CTRL + HOMETop of document CTRL + ENDBottom of document HOMEBeginning of line ENDEnd of line CTRL +  One word to the right CTRL +  One word to the left

28 67 F – Manual Page Breaks 1)Open a new Word Document 2)Type: Page 1 3)Hold down the keys: ctrl enter 4)Type: Page 2 5)Hold down the keys: ctrl enter 6)Type: Page 3 7)Navigate by trying each of these: ctrl home, ctrl end, home, end 8)Activate Show/Hide 9)Remove a page break by highlighting it and pressing delete 10)Go to View: Two pages

29 Spelling and Grammar Red wavy line indicates words not in dictionary (misspelled?) Green wavy line indicates possible grammatical errors

30 Review Tab: Research & Thesaurus

31 Review Tab: Word Count

32 1)Open 68 A Report 2)Notice the underlines: red (spelling) and green (grammar) 3)Right click on Popilus to see spelling options; choose ignore 4)Right click on twonty to see spelling options; choose twenty 5)Go to the review tab, click on spelling and grammar; make changes in the dialog box 6)Go to the review tab, Research 7)Look up a word in the dictionary (type or highlight from text) 8)Go to the review tab, Thesaurus, look up a word 9)Go to the review tab, Word Count 10)Save 68 A – Review Tab

33 Styles and Style Sets Style – collection of format settings for font, font size, color, paragraph spacing, alignment, and so on, that are named and stored together in a style set. Style Set –Contains styles for titles, subtitles, various headings, and so on, that can be quickly applied to text in a document

34 Standard, Unbound Reports

35 Report References

36 68 C - Styles 1)Open 68 A Report 2)Select the title 3)Go to the Style Group and choose: Title 4)Change the style to: Fancy 5)Select the Side Heading 6)Go to the Style Group and choose: Heading 1 7)Do this for all the rest of the side headings 8)Save 9)Now have fun and be creative choose your own style, change colors and fonts as you wish

37 End of Unit 1

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