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Google Docs I

What can you do with Google Docs?

Docs in Plain English

Discuss/Brainstorm: Activity with Comments (inline), Color Coding, Research Tool

Objectives - Make Sure You Can:

Share your Doc with at least one collaborator (could be me -

  • Try at least 3 of the following:
    • Create a new doc, presentation, spreadsheet
    • File: Rename, Make a Copy, Download as Word or PDF
    • Insert: Image, Link, Equation, Drawing into a Doc/Presentation
    • Tools: Translate, Define, Word Count
    • Table: Insert a Table
    • Use an existing template
    • Using the Research Tool

  • Try at least 1 of the following:
    • Upload to the template gallery
    • Use the comment or discussion feature with a collaborator
    • Use Revision History to restore a previous version
    • Insert a Bookmark on a page

Possible Activities:

#2: Create and Collaborate on a Presentation
        Topic: 3-5 Slides about your Summer Vacation

#3: (Time Permitting) Sharing Collections - Teacher to Class, Student to Teacher

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