Microsoft Office 2016 Elementary Lessons & Activities BUNDLE

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Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5
Types: Microsoft OneDrive

Product Description

This Bundle includes the following lessons and activities to introduce Office 2016 to elementary students…
1. Microsoft Office Questions Investigation
2. WORD Lesson and Activities
3. POWERPOINT Lesson and Activities
4. EXCEL Lesson and Activities
5. Holiday Pictures Bundle using Shapes in Microsoft Word
6. PUBLISHER Lesson and Activities
UPDATE: Lesson Plans (PDF and editable PowerPoint copies) have been added for Office Questions, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Total Pages: 350 pages
#1. Microsoft Office Investigation
• These program screen shots, pictures and questions are designed to spark a discussion or inquiry into what students can do with Microsoft Office
• This exercise will help you determine which programs and/or buttons your students are unfamiliar with
3 Ways to deliver this activity…
1. Show the Picture and Question on a projector or as a handout and discuss as a class
2. Show the Picture and Question and then have students explore Microsoft Office individually or in groups to find out the answers
3. Show the Picture and Question, discuss as a class and then have students go to their computers to explore Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
1. Letter Styles (Fonts)
2. Bold/italic/underline
3. Coloring Letters
4. Undo
5. Shapes
6. Tables
#2. Microsoft WORD
• This activity includes screen shots and easy to follow instruction bubbles to introduce elementary students to Microsoft Word 2016
• Microsoft Word allows students to write and edit documents
1. Getting Started (The Menu Bar)
2. Font (style, size, color, center)
3. Inserting Images
4. Creating Tables (Columns, Rows)
5. Shapes (Formatting Line and Fill Colors)
6. Bulleted/Numbered Lists
7. Table (Formatting Tables)
8. Clip Art
9. Word Art
10. Page Layout (Orientation, Margins, Size, Page Color)
11. Formatting Tables
12. Pictures using Shapes
Dinosaur Activity
• This is a fun activity that allows students to learn more about Microsoft Word 2016 while creating some amusing Dinosaur pictures!
Topics/Skills Covered in this Activity…
• Finding the Shape Button
• Using a Variety of Shapes (Oval, Rectangle, Triangle etc.)
• Moving Shapes
• Coloring Shapes
• Outline Weight
• Moving Shapes Behind or in Front of Other Shapes
• Putting Shapes Together to Make a Picture
#3. Microsoft POWERPOINT
• This activity includes screen shots and easy to follow step-by-step instruction bubbles to introduce elementary students to Microsoft PowerPoint
• Microsoft PowerPoint allows students to make beautiful presentations
• Getting Started
• Creating a 3 Slide Presentation
• Choosing a Theme
• New Slides
• Typing Words on Slides
• Inserting Images
• Adding Shapes, Table,s WordArt and Transitions
This lesson includes 2 activities and a marking scheme
#4. Microsoft EXCEL
• This activity includes screen shots and easy to follow step-by-step instruction bubbles to introduce elementary students to Microsoft Excel
• Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that allows students to create charts of their information so that it can be quickly and easily understood
• Getting Started – Learning about Excel
• Rows, Columns, Cells
• Entering Numbers and Words
• Creating Charts (Line, Pie, Bar)
• Undo
• Titles
• Adding numbers in cells (AutoSum)
This lesson includes 2 activities
NOTE: You will receive these lessons in both PowerPoint (editable) and PDF formats.
#5. Holiday Activities using Shapes to Make Pictures in Microsoft Word
• These are fun activities that allows students to learn more about Microsoft Office Word 2016 while creating amusing holiday pictures
• They also includes a simple marking scheme
1. Christmas
Students can make a Snowman, Holiday Tree, Present, Santa or another Holiday / Christmas object of their choice
2. Thanksgiving
• Students can make a Turkey, Pilgrim Hat and Pumpkin
3. Easter
• Students can make an Easter Bunny and Easter egg
4. St. Patrick’s Day
Students can make a St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun and Four Leaf Clover
5. Valentine’s Day
• Students can make a Heart, Balloons and Teddy Bear
• Finding the Shape Button
• Using a Variety of Shapes (Oval, Rectangle, Triangle etc.)
• Moving Shapes
• Coloring Shapes
• Moving Shapes Behind or in Front of Other Shapes
• Putting Shapes Together to Make a Picture
#6. Microsoft PUBLISHER
Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing application
• Create a variety of business documents including brochures, newsletters, postcards and business cards
• Deliver high-quality results without having graphic design experience
• Prebuilt building blocks of content and professional-looking effects for text, shapes and pictures
1. Font (Bold, Underline, italics, Color, Size, Style)
2. Shapes (Insert, Re-order, Fill, Outline, Transparency)
3. Pictures (Insert Online Pictures, Format Picture Style, Crop, Recolor, Brightness and Contrast)
4. Text Box (Insert, Format)
5. Borders and Accents
6. Calendar and Page Parts
7. Table (Rows, Columns, Color Scheme, Line Width and Color)
8. Page Design (Background Color, Built-in Color Schemes, Margins, Page Orientation, Page Size)
9. Mailings (Mail Merge)
10. Review (Check Spelling, Thesaurus)
11. View (Zoom into and out of Document)
Publisher is different than Microsoft Word in that the emphasis is placed on page layout and design rather than text composition. This lesson reveals and explains the main features located under the menu bar. It includes instructions along with screen shots and text bubbles to demonstrate how easy it is to create high-quality documents using Microsoft Publisher.
#7. Microsoft FORMS
• Create surveys, quizzes, and polls
• Easily see results as they come in
• Invite others to respond to your Form or Quiz using any web browser, even on mobile devices
• As results are submitted, you can use built-in analytics to evaluate responses
• Form data, such as quiz results, can be easily exported to Excel for additional analysis or grading.
This guide utilizes screenshots and step-by-step instructions to show you how to use the new Microsoft Forms!
UPDATE: An About Me poster activity has been added to this bundle!
UPDATE #2: Added Microsoft Publisher lesson and activities
UPDATE #3: Added a guide for the New Microsoft Forms to this bundle! Create Surveys and Quizzes for your classes!
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Based on 17 reviews
  1. Thank you! This product will greatly help my students with utilizing Microsoft products.

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  2. Awesome! Thank you!

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  3. Very thorough – helped my students learn Word with lots of visual help.

    Reivew by Amanda G.

  4. Great Resource!!! I love the lessons and the awesome graphics.

    Reivew by Amy H.

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  6. Thanks!

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  7. My kids are much more efficient at using office programs after we did this! Thank you

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