Tech Lesson 10-3: Posters and Invitations: Come to My Birthday Party!

Demonstrates understanding of basic technology and telecommunication tools
Operates Basic technology tools and applications

CSTA Level I Standard 4: (3rd to 5th) Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, remediate skill deficits, and facilitate learning throughout the curriculum.
CSTA Level I Standard 5: (3rd to 5th) Use technology tools for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities to create presentations, and publishing activities to create presentations for audiences inside and outside the classroom.

Basic Skills:
Use alignment tools to arrange text and page.
Use fonts, size, and color to highlight texts.
Use WordArt to highlight text.

Students will create a one page birthday invitation with the following information:
First Name
Date, Time

1. Discuss information needed for party invitation.
2. Show sample of Birthday flyer.
3. Students do rough draft of flyer in their notebooks.
4. Demonstrate alignment and word art with Open Office
5. Students create and save Birthday Invitations.


Students create and save Birthday Flyer with Title, Name, Location, Date-Time, and Border.  Students center text using alignment.  Uses at least one example of WordArt.