Open a blank Word document and save
as newsletter_first initial last name.doc [ex. newsletter_crattray.doc] on your
Go to File menu, Page Setup
and set all margins to .5 inches.
Go to View menu,
Header and Footer, hit Enter key or Return key a few times to make space for
your WordArt newsletter title. Click at the top of the box to place your cursor.
Go to Insert menu, Picture,
WordArt. Select style, click Ok, enter your Newsletter Title and click OK
again. You can resize your WordArt and you can use the WordArt toolbar to change
the colors of both the fill and the outline (WordArt image must be selected).
Drag your WordArt creation into the header box. Hit the Enter or Return key and
then type in date, your name and volume number.
Click Close on the
Header/Footer toolbar. Go to Format menu, select Columns and choose two columns.
To justify your text,
click on the Justify button on your toolbar (see the selected button below). If
you cannot see this toolbar, go to View, Toolbars, and select Formatting
To insert Drop Cap,
write your first paragraph. Place your cursor where you want to insert the
Drop Cap. Go to Format menu and select Drop Cap. Click on Dropped
Insert graphics from Insert menu
and select Clip Art. You may also use the
Microsoft Online Design
. Go to the
Insert menu, select clip art and then go to Clips Online.
Write your three
articles and then use both spelling and grammar check from the tools menu.
Make any necessary revisions before
printing your newsletter or emailing it to Mrs. Williams.