FORMAT A REPORT USING TABLES AND GRAPHICS

Shelly Cashman Word 2013

Chapter 3: SAM Project 1a

Express Yourself Language Institute

FORMAT A REPORT USING TABLES AND GRAPHICS

Project Goal

M Project Name

Project Goal

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

You are working with the media director for the Express Yourself Language Institute to develop new marketing materials. You will create a report that summarizes the state of foreign language learning in the United States. To clarify the presentation and add visual interest, you will format the report using tables, graphics, and other visual aids.
GETTING STARTED

· Download the following file from the SAM website:

· SC_Word2013_C3_P1a_FirstLastName_1.docx

· Open the file you just downloaded and save it with the name:

· SC_Word2013_C3_P1a_FirstLastName_2.docx

· Hint: If you do not see the .docx file extension in the Save file dialog box, do not type it. Word will add the file extension for you automatically.

· To complete this Project, you will also need to download and save the following support files from the SAM website:

· support_SC_W13_C3_P1a_language-logo.png

· support_SC_W13_C3_P1a_classroom.png

· With the file SC_Word2013_C3_P1a_FirstLastName_2.docx still open, ensure that your first and last name is displayed in the footer. If the footer does not display your name, delete the file and download a new copy from the SAM website.

PROJECT STEPS

  1. Change the document margins to Moderate.

  2. Move the insertion point before the word “Express” in the headline paragraph “Express Yourself Language Institute” and insert the image file support_SC_W13_C3_P1a_language-logo.png available for download from the SAM website.

  3. Resize the image so that it is 0.5” tall and change the text wrap format to Through.

  4. Recolor the image by applying Gold, Accent color 2 Light (3rd column, 3rd row of the Recolor section of the Color gallery).

  5. Change the font size of the headline paragraph “Express Yourself Language Institute” to 28 pt. and center-align the text. (Hint: The image should remain left-aligned.)

  6. Apply the Grid Table 4 – Accent 1 style to the table “Express Yourself Language Institute through the Years” and format the table using AutoFit Window.

  7. Merge the three cells in the first row of the table and center-align the text in the new merged cell.

  8. Insert a new row in the table immediately above the row starting with “Today” and enter the data shown in Table 1 below.

Table 1: New Table Row

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  1. On page 2, move the insertion point to the blank line after the paragraph “The main driver…interest in those industries.” Insert a table with 2 columns and 5 rows and enter the data shown in Table 2 below.

Table 2: New Table

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  1. Apply the Grid Table 5 Dark – Accent 1 style and format the table using AutoFit Contents.

  2. Center-align the text in column 2 and then center the entire table on the page.

  3. Insert the Rounded Rectangle shape in the blank line above the paragraph “In response to….” Resize the shape to 0.3” high and 6.75” wide.

  4. Type the text Our Response into the shape you just inserted. Left-align the text, apply bold formatting, and change the font color to White, Background 1 (1st column, 1st row in the Theme Colors palette).

  5. Select the heading “Beginning and Intermediate Arabic Fall 2015″ and add a left tab stop at 4”. Move the insertion point before the text “Fall 2015” and insert a tab so that the text is aligned with the new tab stop.

  6. Move the insertion point to the blank line after the paragraph “Additional upper-level Korean…assessed the demand.” and insert the image file support_SC_W13_C3_P1a_classroom.png available for download from the SAM website.

  7. Resize the image so that it is 75% of its original size, and then recolor the image by applying Gold, Accent color 2 Light (3rd column, 3rd row of the Recolor section in the Color gallery).

  8. Check the Spelling & Grammar in the document to identify and correct any spelling errors. (Hint: You should find and correct at least 1 spelling error.)

Your document should look like the Final Figure on the following pages. Save your changes, close the document and exit Word. Follow the directions on the SAM website to submit your completed project.

Final Figure

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