Basic WP Resources


Word processing is an essential literacy skill. It is a life skill which children will carry with them for the rest of their lives. These exercises are designed to cover the most basic fundamentals. As such, they may be done in stages and gone over again. Whereas the other lessons may be picked as needs be, these lessons should be completed as prescribed. However, please remember that they are not written in stone and may be adapted to suit your own circumstances.

To preview any lesson, just click on it once and wait for Word to load.

To download any lesson, bring the mouse pointer to the desired lesson. Right click. Select "Save target as.."and save the lesson to an appropriate folder on your desktop. You may then print up the lesson and photocopy the required amount for your class.

1 WP.doc Type the alphabet in a variety of ways. 5 WP .doc Internet addresses and the tilde key.
2 WP.doc Critical lesson. Covers 98% of word processing. 6 WP .doc Bold, italic and paragraphing.
3 WP.doc   Fun lesson re using two hands! 7 WP.doc Edit and correcting skills.
4 WP.doc Type out sentences. Tricky!