If you are new to WORD, click on the arrows below to complete a title page and a table in WORD. When you finish, come back here and complete this task.
WORD is a great program for you to practice writing. It will help you type and edit your work. Have fun!
In this Webtask, you will open a letter template (form). You will write a letter to a company asking to be considered for a job.
Activity 1- Open and save a template
Open WORD. [Remember that you can go between two programs on a PC using the ALT + Tab keys.]
Open a NEW document - FILE ->New. A panel will open to give you some choices.
Click on GENERAL TEMPLATE. A new panel will appear. It will have TABS at the top. Click on the Letters & Faxes tab.
Click on PROFESSIONAL LETTER and OK.
SAVE YOUR WORK as "yourinitialsproletter.doc." For example, if Bob Barley were saving his work, he would save it as "bbproletter.doc." As for help if you need it. Save your work on your desktop or folder, if you have one.
Activity 2 - Insert company information
When do you want to send a professional letter? If you are sending your resume to a business, you definitely want to send a professional letter. Let's assume you are applying for a job. You are sending your resume to a business. That resume should have your letter introducing yourself and your resume.
Step 1: Click in the box that says "Company Name Here." Type "Bob Barley" in the box unless you have a business name yourself. If you need to, select the old text and delete it.
Step 2: Click in the "address" box next to your name. Write ...
6789 Number Street
Step 3: The date should be automatically inserted for you. If not, type in the date. Next type the name of the person you are writing. Write that person's job title, the name of the company and the address. See text below...
Step 4: After "Dear..." write Mr. Jefferson: Dear Mr. Jefferson:
SAVE YOUR WORK!
Activity 3: Write the letter.
Step 1: Select the text in the paragraph that follows and delete it. Write...
Step 2: Click in the brackets below "Sincerely." Type...
Step 3: If you have a title and work for a company, insert that information below your name. SAVE YOUR WORK!
PRINT YOUR LETTER, SIGN IT, AND PLACE IT IN YOUR PORTFOLIO.
Activity 3: Write the letter
Congratulations! You have completed your task!