If you are familiar with teaching MS Excel, it can be a challenging proposition. Using some good quality vocabulary acquisition strategies. Being able to key on some prior knowledge, or to begin the process of discussing Excel with students can really make it easier. Using a Cloze procedure is a good way to get students talking and working together on the vocabulary you will need within Excel. A Cloze reading procedure is common in reading and writing activities, and can be used in just about any subject area. This Cloze procedure is a good introductory activity to teaching MS Excel.