Year 7 – Lesson 1 – Features of a blog

Curriculum KS3 Unit Lesson

Learners will start with an activity to help them understand that each software application has a different purpose: they will play a game of ‘Guess Who’, in which they will have to pick the most appropriate software.

Next, learners will use word processing software to explore a range of formatting tools, and then they will be given a document to format using these tools.

The lesson will finish with a multiple choice quiz.

Learning objectives

  • Select the most appropriate software to use to complete a task
  • Identify the key features of a word processor
  • Apply the key features of a word processor to format a document
  • Evaluate formatting techniques to understand why we format documents

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