Word Processing I Unit 13

West Haven Public Schools

Unit Planning Organizer

Subject:  Word Processing I                                                                        

Grade:  9-12

Unit 13: Multipage Documents

Pacing:  15 days

Essential Question(s):

How can I word efficiently with large documents, such as books and reports that need headers, footers, footnotes and page numbers?

Big Idea(s):

Word has time saver features that give you the ability to format and summarize an entire large document automatically including headers, footers, footnotes and page numbers.

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
  • Promote, support, and model creative and innovative thinking and inventiveness
  • Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using digital tools and resources
  • Model Digital-Age Work and Learning
  • Demonstrate fluency in technology systems and the transfer of current knowledge to new technologies and situations.

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

Concepts(Need to Know)

Skills(Able to Do)



  • Assembling Text for a Multipage Report
  • Editing a Multipage Document
  • Paginating a Document
  • Creating Endnotes
  • Inserting Footnotes
  • Headers and Footers (Text)
  • Headers and Footers (Page Numbers)
  • Page Numbers (Not on First Page)
  • Vertically Align Text on a Page
  • Reinforcement:  Vertical Alignment
  • Prepare a Table of Contents (Manual Method)
  • Prepare a Table of Contents (Automatic Method)
  • Reinforcement:  Multipage Document Formatting


Constructing document for cohesiveness


Implementing footnote/endnotes commands


Monitoring Headers and Footers


Producing Table of Contents to fit Text









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
  • Step by step instructional sheets
  • Series of documents including instructions for utilizing the Find and commands.
  • Text:


Suggested Research-based Effective Instructional Strategies:

Whole Group Instruction

One-on-One instructional intervention

Vocabulary/Word Wall


Interdisciplinary Connections

  • Multipage Report
  • Paginating
  • Endnotes
  • Footnotes
  • Headers and Footers (Text)
  • (Page Numbers)
  • Vertically Align Text
  • Table of Contents
  • Multipage Document
  • Master Document
  • Subdocument
  • References

Publishing Documentation for school.

Student’s personal documentation.

Step by step instructional sheets.

One-on-One instruction.