Text Formatting Activities
the time students finish all 12 months they will have practiced each of the
keyboard rows four times.
will also (hopefully) have a sense of pride over the final outcome and an understanding of the learning
sets of directions pages. The
first one is lowercase letters and the second one is uppercase letters. This is
to give you choice to match your student keyboards. When the students actually
text, it should all be in lowercase to match the finished examples provided.
Ways to add challenge:
students Highlight the text with the color instead of changing the font color.
students add a line at the end that says what the shape is.
students add a clip art image that represents the design.
students type a reflection about how the activity went and what they might do
differently next time.
Ways to provide supports (make it easier):
students with a second sheet of paper or a flat edge like a ruler so that they
can be looking at one line at a time.
the directions one line at a time to students.
each line as you go using a projector or screensharing software.
select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers
design constraints and calculated risks.
me solve a problem
understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the
ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are
transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
Designs in the Months Set:
Free Bulletin Board Letters
In my Free Resource Library in the INSPIRE section, there is a PDF with bulletin board header letters that spell out MYSTERY TEXT FORMATTING that you can use in your classroom. Click on the image above to go there.