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Topic: Word processing/desktop publishing 

Arts and Communication

 Standard 1.  Understands the principles, processes, and products associated with arts and communication media
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Knows techniques used to publish printed media (e.g., techniques for various journalistic products such as advertisements, newspapers, magazines; components of publication including reporting, writing, headlines, captions, and photography)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows techniques used to publish advertisements
     2.Knows techniques used to publish newspapers
     3.Knows techniques used to publish magazines
     4.Knows about reporting as a component of publication
     5.Knows about writing as a component of publication
     6.Knows about headlines as a component of publication
     7.Knows about captions as a component of publication

Business Education

 Standard 22.  Knows the characteristics and uses of industry- and subject-specific computer software programs
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Uses word processing software to produce documents (e.g., manuscripts, business letters, memorandums, resumes)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Makes manuscripts using word processing software
     2.Makes business letters using word processing software
     3.Makes memorandums using word processing software
     4.Makes resumes using word processing software
   Benchmark 5.Uses desktop publishing software to produce a variety of publications (e.g., newsletters, brochures, instructional manuals)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Makes newsletters using desktop publishing software
     2.Makes brochures using desktop publishing software
     3.Makes instructional manuals using desktop publishing software

Technology

 Standard 2.  Knows the characteristics and uses of computer software programs
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 1.Uses a word processor to edit, copy, move, save, and print text with some formatting (e.g., centering lines, using tabs, forming paragraphs)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses a word processor to edit text
     2.Uses a word processor to copy text
     3.Uses a word processor to move text
     4.Uses a word processor to save text
     5.Uses a word processor to print text
     6.Formats text by centering lines
     7.Formats text by using tabs
     8.Formats texts by forming paragraphs
     9.Uses a word processor to apply formatting to text
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 1.Uses advanced features and utilities of word processors (e.g., uses clip art, spell-checker, grammar checker, thesaurus, outliner)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses advanced features of word processors
     2.Uses advanced utilities of word processors
     3.Uses clip art in word processing
     4.Uses a spell-checker in word processing
     5.Uses a grammar checker in word processing
     6.Uses a thesaurus in word processing
     7.Uses an outliner in word processing
   Benchmark 2.Knows the common features and uses of desktop publishing software (e.g., documents are created, designed, and formatted for publication; data, graphics, and scanned images can be imported into a document using desktop software)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the common features of desktop publishing software
     2.Knows the common uses of desktop publishing software
     3.Knows that documents can be created, designed, and formatted for publication using desktop publishing software
     4.Knows that data, graphics, and scanned images can be imported into a document using desktop publishing software
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Knows how to import and export text, data, and graphics between software programs
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how to import and export text between software programs
     2.Knows how to import and export data between software programs
     3.Knows how to import and export graphics between software programs
   Benchmark 4.Uses desktop publishing software to create a variety of publications
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses desktop publishing software
     2.Creates a variety of publications on computer