Google Docs Lesson & Activities

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Gavin Middleton
Grade Levels
6th - 11th
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Google DOCS

• Create and share your work online and access your documents from anywhere

• This lesson and activity contains screen shots, tips, activities and instructions for setting up a free account and creating and editing Documents using Google drive.

This resource has been completely redesigned to reflect the recent changes to the DOCS menu and features! You will always have access to free updates with your purchase.

Google Docs is a FREE alternative to Microsoft Word

Note: You will receive this lesson in both PowerPoint (editable) and PDF formats.

Note: other lessons explore presentations, spreadsheets, drawings and forms within Google Drive. This lesson introduces Google Drive and explains Google Documents - (word processing) tool.


This tutorial shows students how to set up their pages in Google Docs and use Word Art.


Page Setup

1. Page Orientation

2. Paper Size

3. Page Color

4. Margins

5. Page Number

6. Header/Footer

Word Art

1. Path to access Word Art

2. Fill Color

3. Line Color

4. Line Weight

5. Fonts


• Insert Icons in Google Slides and Google Docs!

• Browse 1800+ free icons from Font Awesome & Google Material Design directly in Google Slides

• You can choose any color you want and the icons are imported in your Slides

• A very simple way to choose the perfect icons to illustrate your presentation

• Once you selected an icon and added it in your slide, right-click and select "Format options" to drop a shadow, add a reflection and much more

This resource has step-by-step instructions and screenshots to show teachers and students how to access, add and format icons in Google Drive.


1. Color

2. Adjustments

• Transparency

• Brightness

• Contrast

3. Drop Shadow

• Color

• Angle

• Distance

• Blur Radius

4. Reflection

• Transparency

• Distance

• Size

UPDATE: Instructions for setting up your page and using WordArt have been added to this lesson.

UPDATE #2: A lesson plan (PDF and editable version) has been added to this resource.

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