Microsoft Office/Create a Greeting Card

VocabularyEdit

LessonEdit

  1. Open Publisher
  2. Click on the Office Button
  3. Click on NEW
  4. Scroll through the templates and find greeting cards, or holiday cards
  5. Pick one that you like, notice how they fold
  6. Click on the content place holders to edit them
  7. Click on a content place holder and press DELETE on your keyboard to remove unwanted items
  8. Use the navigation at the bottom to move from one page to the next

ProjectEdit

  1. Pick a reason for giving a greeting card - Holiday, Thank You, Invitation
  2. Pick a template that is close to what you want on your greeting card
  3. Edit the content in the place holders
  4. Place the person's name to whom you are giving the card on the front cover
  5. Change the graphics
  6. Create a logo and signature on the back cover (this is where your name will go)
  7. Have a classmate read the card and proofread for spelling and grammar
  8. Print only one copy of the card
  9. Fold it
  10. Turn it in, you will get them back next class to take home or send off

To add a special touch you can use Photoshop on your graphics.

RubricEdit

Greeting Card Rubric
Standards 1 point 2 points 3 points 4 points 5 points
Picks a reason for the card It was difficult to figure out the purpose of the card. The purpose on the front cover does not match the content within the card. The purpose is somewhat clear but many apects of the card seem only slightly related. Establishes a purpose at the beginning, but occasionally wanders from that focus. Greeting card establishes a purpose at the beginning and maintains that focus throughout! Cohesive card.
Creativity and Originality Uses other people's ideas, but does not give them credit. Uses other people's ideas (giving them credit), but there is little evidence of original thinking. Product shows some original thought. The creator's voice shows in places. Product shows some original thought. Work shows new ideas and insights. Product shows a large amount of original thought. Ideas are creative and inventive.
Spelling and Proofreading Several spelling errors in the card. No more than 3 spelling errors remain after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the card. No more than 2 spelling errors remain after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the card. No more than 1 spelling error remains after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the card. No spelling errors remain after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the card.
Attractiveness and Organization The card's formatting and organization of material are confusing to the reader. The card's formatting and organization are distracting to the reader. The card has well-organized information. The card has attractive formatting and well-organized information. The card has exceptionally attractive formatting and well-organized information.
Graphics Graphics do not go with the accompanying text or appear to be randomly chosen. Some Graphics do not go with the accompanying text or appear to be randomly chosen. Graphics go well with the text, but there are too few and the brochure seems "text-heavy". Graphics go well with the text, but there are so many that they distract from the text. Graphics go well with the text and there is a good mix of text and graphics. Everything is school appropriate.
Requirements More than two requirements were not completely met. Two requirement were not completely met. One requirement was not completely met. All requirements are met. All requirements are met and exceeded.
Last modified on 27 September 2010, at 20:47