Year 7 – Word Processing

There is sometimes concern that with the emphasis on “Computer Science”, basic essential IT skills may have been neglected. This unit is designed to plug gaps in students’ knowledge of useful word processing features.  Students will engage with a range of practical exercises which cover:

  • Select, edit, copy and paste text
  • Navigate around a document
  • Spell-check a document
  • Select font style, size and characteristics
  • Set line and paragraph spacing
  • Page orientation
  • Page breaks
  • Insert an image into a document
  • Wrap text around an image
  • Group and manipulate images
  • Insert a table into a document
  • Change cell dimensions and layout
  • Merge cells
  • Change text alignment
  • Keyboard shortcuts