Day 19 (6)

GOAL: Before you leave today you will have the opportunity to create a report using MLA formatting.

  1. typing.com–log in to your account
    1. TAKE YOUR TIME
    2. SIT UP STRAIGHT
    3. KEEP YOUR FINGERS ON THE HOME ROW
    4. KEEP YOUR EYES ON YOUR SCREEN
  2. FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO CREATE A WORD ONLINE MLA REPORT:
    1. On the Internet, get a new tab going and then go to your Word Online account & log in
    2. Click NEW BLANK DOCUMENT
    3. Save the File to your folder for this class:
      1. File
      2. Save As
      3. Save As
      4. My Classes
      5. Save to Another Folder
      6. Chose your folder for this class
      7. Click SAVE
    4. Set all margins (top, bottom, left, right) to 1 inch:
      1. Page Layout Tab
      2. Margins
      3. Custom Margins
      4. Make sure top, bottom, left, and right are all set to 1 inch
      5. Click Ok
    5. Remove Spacing after paragraphs
      1. Page Layout Tab
      2. Spacing After should be ZERO (0)–type 0 and hit enter
    6. Change the line spacing to double spacing:
      1. Home Tab
      2. Paragraph Section
      3. Point at the buttons until you see LINE SPACING, click the down arrow & choose 2
    7. Change the font to Times New Roman, size 12:
      1. Home tab
      2. Font: Times New Roman
      3. Size: 12
    8. Now, begin typing the report! Do the following, IN ORDER:
      1. Type your first and last name & hit enter
      2. Type your teacher’s name: Mrs. Weber & hit enter
      3. Type the name of the class: Computer Applications & hit enter
      4. Type the date in military style: 6 May 2019 (DAY, MONTH, YEAR) & hit enter
      5. Center for the title (CTRL-E)
      6. Type the using Initial Caps (only capitalize the first letter of each word in the title): My Classes and hit enter
      7. Left align (CTRL-L)
      8. Hit the TAB key and begin typing the first paragraph.
  3. RAISE YOUR HAND TO SHOW MRS. WEBER, and then close the file.
  4. Create your MLA Style Reports Notes file:
    1. Create a NEW file in Word Online
    2. File–Save As–Save As–Name: Reports Notes–Save to another folder–choose your folder for this class–click SAVE
    3. Copy and paste everything below this sentence (everything in bold & italics below) to the new Word file:
  1. On the Internet, get a new tab going and then go to your Word Online account & log in
  2. Click NEW BLANK DOCUMENT
  3. Save the File to your folder for this class:
    1. File 
    2. Save As
    3. Save As
    4. My Classes
    5. Save to Another Folder
    6. Chose your folder for this class
    7. Click SAVE
  4. Set all margins (top, bottom, left, right) to 1 inch:
    1. Page Layout Tab
    2. Margins
    3. Custom Margins
    4. Make sure top, bottom, left, and right are all set to 1 inch
    5. Click Ok
  5. Remove Spacing after paragraphs
    1. Page Layout Tab
    2. Spacing After should be ZERO (0)–type 0 and hit enter
  6. Change the line spacing to double spacing:
    1. Home Tab
    2. Paragraph Section
    3. Point at the buttons until you see LINE SPACING, click the down arrow & choose 2
  7. Change the font to Times New Roman, size 12:
    1. Home tab
    2. Font: Times New Roman
    3. Size: 12
  8. Now, begin typing the report! Do the following, IN ORDER:
    1. Type your first and last name & hit enter
    2. Type your teacher’s name: Mrs. Weber & hit enter
    3. Type the name of the class: Computer Applications & hit enter
    4. Type the date in military style: 6 May 2019 (DAY, MONTH, YEAR) & hit enter
    5. Center for the title (CTRL-E)
    6. Type the using Initial Caps (only capitalize the first letter of each word in the title): My Classes and hit enter
    7. Left align (CTRL-L)
    8. Hit the TAB key and begin typing the first paragraph.

AFTER YOU HAVE YOUR REPORTS NOTES FILE CREATED, RAISE YOUR HAND TO SHOW MRS. WEBER AND THEN DO THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Get the REPORTS NOTES file on 1/2 of your screen and a NEW Word Onlie file on the other 1/2 of your screen and do the following:
    1. Create a new report. The report needs to be 3 paragraphs long with at least 3-5 sentences in each paragraph. The report can be on a topic of your choice. Use good writing skills. Save the file to your folder for this class.
    2. RAISE YOUR HAND TO SHOW MRS. WEBER WHEN YOU ARE DONE
  2. typing.com
  3. With 10 minutes left, rotate around the room to critique your classmates’ reports. Then fix your report, if necessary.