In the Lab - Northside College Prep

5. Center the table. Apply a table style of your choice. Resize the table columns to fit the contents of
the cells.
6. Change the document properties, as specified by your instructor. Save the revised document using
a new file name and then submit it in the format specified by your instructor.
In the Lab
Design and/or create a document using the guidelines, concepts, and skills presented in this
chapter. Labs are listed in order of increasing difficulty.
Lab 1: Creating a Cover Letter with a Table
Problem: You are a student at Norson Central College. Graduation is approaching quickly and you
would like a part-time job while furthering your studies. Thus, you prepare the cover letter shown in
Figure 3-89.
Darnell Timothy Owens
reduced to 40%
24·point Arial Rounded
MT Bold font; color - Blue,
Accent 1, Darker 25%
of original size;
recolored to
Accent color 1
Light; changed
sleeve to
M r. lach Davis
Pinehurst Athletic Center
5421 Champion Drive
Horizon, MT 59362
I have enclosed my resume for review in response to your advertisement for the coaching assistant
position in the Horizon Daily Courier. As you can see by my resume, I have been involved in sports for
several years, as a player and as a manager, trainer, and assistant. The following table lists some of my
pertinent activities:
3 seasons
2 seasons
4 seasons
8 seasons
I plan to graduate this May from Norson Central College with a bachelor's degree in biology. After
graduation, I will begin my medical studies in the sports medicine field. In addition, I offer the following:
Little League coach for the past two summers
Volunteer at Oakton Sports Rehabilitation
Member of Student Athletic Association On campus
I look forward to an interview so that we can further discuss the position and my qualifications.
confident I will be a valuable addition to the staff of Pinehurst Athletic Center.
I am
Pe1form the following tasks:
1. Create the letterhead shown at the top of Figure 3-89 on the previous page. Insert the clip art image
and then resize and format it as indicated in the figure. Remove the hyperlink format from the e-mail
address. If necessary, clear formatting after entering the bottom border. Save the letterhead with
the file name, Lab 3-1 Owens Letterhead.
2. Create the letter shown in Figure 3-89. Set a tab stop at the 3.5" mark on the ruler for the date
line, complimentary close, and signature block. Insert the current date. Mter entering the inside
address, create a building block for Pinehurst Athletic Center and insert the building block
whenever you have to enter the company name. Insert nonbreaking space characters in the
newspaper name. Insert and center the table. Format the table using the Medium Grid 3 - Accent
1 table style. Select only the First Column check box in the Table Style Options group. Adjust the
column widths so that they are as wide as the contents of the cells. Bullet the list as you type it.
3. Check the spelling of the letter. Change the document properties, as specified by your instructor.
Save the letter with Lab 3-1 Owens Cover Letter as the file name.
4. View and print the cover letter from within print preview.
5. Address and print an envelope and a mailing label using the inside and return addresses in the
cover letter.
In the Lab
Lab 2: Creating a Resume from a Template
Problem: You are a nursing student at Ferrell College. As graduation is approaching quickly, you
prepare the resume shown in Figure 3-90 using one of Word's resume templates.
Perform the following tasks:
1. Use the Equity Resume template to create a resume.
2. Personalize the resume as shown in Figure 3-90. Use your own name and address information
when you personalize the resume. If necessary, drag the blue-dotted column border to the right
of the name to the right, to make room for a name with a larger font size. Insert the Experience
Subsection building block, so that you can enter the second job. Indent the text in the Experience
section as shown. Enter line break characters between the job responsibility lines. Adjust line
spacing in the Experience section, so that it matches Figure 3-90. Change the title, Skills, to the
word, Activities.
3. Change the theme fonts to Aspect.
4. Check the spelling of the resume. Change the document properties, as specified by your instructor.
Save the resume with Lab 3-2 Marsh Resume as the file name.
5. View and print the resume from within print preview.
Constance Leah Marsh
Phone: 504-555-8272
322 East Center Street
Apollo, WY 83163
E-mail: [email protected]
To secure a nursing position at a primary care facility.
May 2008
Apollo, Wyoming
B.S., Nursing
Certified Nursing Assistant
- May 2008
Care Assistant
Prime Assisted
I Apollo, Wyoming
Organized daily activities and events for patients
Acted as receptionist at front desk as needed
ssisted patients with personal care, grooming,
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and medical needs
I Nursing
Assisted nursing staff with patient care
Directed calls and patient visitors
Updated files and charts
Volunteer at a local hospital reading to patients
Teach Pilates class for seniors at Halwell Physical Therapy Center
Member of local women's outreach group promoting literacy
Volunteer at Women's Health Center twice a month
In the Lab
Lab 3: Creating a Letter
Problem: You are a president of the Parents Educational Organization for the local high school. The
organization currently is taking nominations for outstanding teacher award and you write thank-you
letters to nominators, also asking them for donations.
Instructir)11s: Prepare the letter shown in Figure 3-91. Follow the guidelines in the modified semi-block
letter style. Use proper spacing between elements of the letter. Check the spelling of the letter. Change the
document properties, as specified by your instructor. Save the letter with Lab 3-3 Ling Letter as the file name.
Kim S. Ling
Parents Educational Organization
99 Ohio Avenue, Harrust, NH 03891
(317) 55",~n'@n
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Ms. Laura Ennis
74 MacEnroe Court
Fairview, IN 46142
Thank you for your recent nomination of Mr. Serensi from Bakersville North High School for our
outstanding teacher award. He will be pleased that you believe he was a great influence in your decision
to become a teacher.
In addition to the honor of being selected outstanding teacher, we present our candidates with
a monetary gift. They use the funds for future classroom needs, including:
Reading materials to be kept in the classroom
Emergency funds to assist students in need of supplies
Supplies for additional projects to be determined by teacher
Guest author and speaker visits
If you are interested in donating to this worthy cause, please contact me via e-mail or
telephone. All donors' names are engraved on a plaque on display in the school auditorium. Listed in the
table below are the donation levels.
Kim Ling
Cases and Places
• 1: Create a Fax Cover Sheet from a Template
Your boss has asked you to send a fax that includes a fax cover sheet. In the ew Document dialog box,
click Installed Templates in the Templates pane and then click Equity Fax in the Installed Templates
list. Click in each area to enter the following information in the fax cover sheet: the fax is from your
boss, Max Henreich; the fax should go to Shirelle Bradley; her fax number is (317) 555 -092 2; the fax
contains three pages; and the phone is (317) 555-1350. Use today's date for the date. The Re: area
should contain the following text: Site visit materials. Leave the CC: field blank. The For Review
check box should be checked, and your boss wants the following comment on the cover sheet: Here are
the notes for tomorrow's site visit.
• 2: Create this Chapter's Resume Using a Different Template
Information can look and be perceived completely differently simply by virtue of the way it is
presented. Take the resume created in this chapter and create it using a different template. For
example, try the Equity, Median, Oreil, or Urban Resume template in the Installed Templates list.
Make sure each section of the resume in this chapter is presented in the new document. You may need
to rename or delete sections and add building blocks. Open the resume you created in this chapter and
use the copy and paste commands to simplify entering the text. Select a theme you like best for the
finished resume .
•• 3: Create a Memo Using a Template from the Web
As assistant director of programs at a local park, you are responsible for soliciting ideas from
employees regarding future programs and activities. In the New Document dialog box, click Memos
in the Microsoft Office Online area to create a memo. Select a template you like. Use the following
information to complete the memo: the memo should go to all staff members; the meeting will be
held in room A42 on March 14, 2008 at 3:00 p.m.; attendees should be prepared to discuss their ideas
for spring and summer activities; and attendance is mandatory. Mention that if anyone is to be on
vacation or unavailable, he or she should contact you prior to the meeting to arrange for submission of
activities lists.
Make It Personal
Assume you are graduating this semester and need to find a job immediately after graduation. Check
a local newspaper or online employment source to find an advertisement for a job relating to your
major or a job for which you believe you are qualified. Use the techniques you learned in this chapter
to create your resume and a cover letter. Tailor your cover letter and your resume to fit the job
description. Make sure you include an objective, education, and work experience section. Also include
any other pertinent sections. Use the copy and paste commands on the Office Clipboard to copy your
name and address information from one document to the other.