Word Processing I Unit 5

West Haven Public Schools

Unit Planning Organizer

Subject:  Word Processing I                                                                     

Grade:  9-12

Unit 5: Copy, Move and Cut                                                                       

Pacing: 3 days

Essential Question(s):

How can I move, copy and edit text in a document and save time?

Big Idea(s):

You can edit, move and correct text in a document with simple cut, copy and paste commands.


CT State Standards (includes West Haven’s “Priority” GLES’s in BOLD and “Supporting” Standards)

4. Compose, organize, and edit information using keyboard and technology.

Supporting Standards


National Educational Technology standards and Performance Indicators for Teachers

  • Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
  • Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using digital tools and resources.
  • Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments
  • Customize and personalize learning activities to address students’ diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities using digital tools and resources.
  • Provide students with multiple and varied formative and summative assessments aligned with content and technology standards and use resulting data to inform learning and teaching.

 “Unwrapped” Concepts and Skills, and Bloom Levels (BL)

Concepts(Need to Know)

Skills(Able to Do)



  • Copying Text using Clipboard
  • Moving Text using Clipboard
  • Copy Text between Documents using Clipboard
  • Transfer Text Between Documents using Clipboard






Planning and designing documents executing the Copy, move and cut commands.

Identify what piece of text needs to be copied, moved or cut.

Deconstruct Documents using Clipboard

Organizing areas text and documents need to be formatted









Instructional Planning:

  • Instructor will illustrate commands using a Smart board or Overhead. Instructor will also supply individual instruction sheets and or Text pages explaining commands.
  • Students will complete a series of assignments selected by instructor to displaying that they have mastered the commands.

Suggested Resources/Materials:

  • Computer Lab
  • Microsoft Application Word 2007
  • Smart board or Overhead instruction
  • Separate step by step instructional sheets
  • Series of documents including instructions for utilizing the Cut, Copy and Paste commands.
  • Text:  ?

Suggested Research-based Effective Instructional Strategies:

Whole Group Instruction

One-on-One instructional intervention

Vocabulary/Word Wall

  • Selecting
  • Selection Bar
  • Deselecting
  • Office Clipboard
  • Collect and Paste
  • Undo
  • Repeat
  • Overtype Mode




Creating publications  for school activities

Creating documentation for student personal use.


Interdisciplinary Connections

Step by step instructional sheets.

One-on-One instruction.