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ICT Skills for Teachers (Office 2016 / Office 365)

Write a letter (Beginner level)

As an educator you will want to contact parents or members of the community in writing. You will type the letter and save it electronically so that you can print as many copies as you need and change the content for other purposes at a later stage. You will use Microsoft Word to achieve this.

By the end of this task you could achieve the following outcomes:

Download an example - Type and change the letter
- Change the appearance of the text
- Spell check the letter
- Print the letter
- Save the letter

Create your own letter - one which you will find useful. Alternatively, follow this example. To do so you would typically work through the following steps:

1. Start Microsoft Word. See how »
2. Right-align text: The address is usually right-aligned. Type the address. See how »
3. Save the letter: Remember to save your letter regularly while typing it. See how »
4. Type the letter: You will have to left-align the text
5. Select font and size: Select font and font size of your choice. See how »
6. Spell check the document: Conduct the spell check before finally saving and printing. See how »
7. Save the letter: Save the file before printing. See how »
8. Print the letter. See how »
9. Close Microsoft Word. See how »

Related scenarios

» Write a good news note
» Design a newsletter
» Mail merge a letter

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