Google Docs Lessons & Activities - Essential Skills Distance Learning

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  1. All lessons are No Prep and Google Drive ready or come with Step-by-Step shareable directions. These resources will teach your students the Essential Basics in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.Technology Standards:1.c Use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to de
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  2. An entire year of WEEKLY Computer Technology Lessons & Activities for 4th Grade. This bundle includes Computer Technology Lessons for Google Drive apps for a WEEKLY Computer Class or for classroom teachers wanting to teach Google Apps on a weekly basis.Each lesson/activity is approximately 35 mi
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10 Google Docs activities & lessons are great introduction lessons and activities to teach students how to use Google Docs and practice and apply what they are learning as each activity reinforces previously learned skills. These activities will teach your students the basic foundations for using Google Docs. Lessons include: Font Style, Font Size, Font Color, Text Effects – Bold, Italics, Underline, Cut, Copy, Paste, Paint Format, Text Alignment, Line Spacing, Bullet & Numbered Lists, inserting & resizing pictures, wrap text, Picture Borders, WordArt, Text Boxes, Creating Tables, Spell Check, Undo, Redo. Lesson 10 allows students to demonstrate what they have learned when they create a Travel Flyer. An animated presentation (both PowerPoint and a link to Google Slides) is included to demonstrate how to use many of the formatting features.

Each activity/lesson includes step-by-step directions and is approximately 30 minutes. Great lessons for a Computer Class or 1:1 device classrooms.

Activity 1 – Basic Formatting begins with a presentation showing students how to change font style, font size, font color, bold, italics, underline, text alignment, line spacing, numbered list and spell check. After viewing the presentation, students complete the activity.

Activity 2 – Font Color – This activity reinforces Font Color and demonstrates how to format Font Color two ways. First by changing the words as they type, and then selecting words to apply Font Color.

Activity 3 – Seasons Formatting - Students will learn how to insert, resize, and apply text wrapping to pictures as well as applying text alignment and font sizes.

Activity 4 – Creating My First Table activity teaches students to create a table, format text alignment within cells, merge cells, change row height and shade a cell. Pictures are also added to the table to reinforce inserting and resizing pictures.

Activity 5 – Cut, Copy & Pasting Activity – Students will learn how to cut, copy and paste in order to move and copy text within a document.

Activity 6 – Teaches students to use the Paint Format tool in Google Docs and apply a variety of formatting to text. The Paint Format saves time because it quickly formats text with a few clicks of the mouse. This activity really impresses students! This activity can be be shared with students.

Activity 7 – Students create a picture collage using WordArt, text boxes, and picture borders.

Activity 8 – Student create and edit a Numbered List.

Activity 9 – Students format a paragraph using the formatting features they have learned.

Activity 10 – Students use their own creativity to create a Travel Flyer using formatting features they have learned.

Teacher Directions and MOST Answer Keys are also included.

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65 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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