Word Assignments For Middle School

Projects and Class Assignments!

(Check below for the Elementary Themes and Projects Page)


Class assignments etc., that I have used from various years, click on the appropriate link

(Some documents require Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and these software applications must be installed on your computer to view certain files)


Presentation Rubric for Grading Purposes

Computers and You

What do you do?  What do you do answers:

Basic Troubleshooting

Computer Terms

Computer Terms Grades 3-8 http://kingofalltechnology.com/bencomputerwords.pdf

Word Art Example for demonstration purposes

Setting up a Yahoo E-mail account

Slide Show Project (3rd quarter 6-8th grade) A

Slide Show Project (3rd quarter 6-8th grade) B

Slide Show Project (3rd quarter 3-8th grade) C

Car Data and Car Template (use for projects possibly grades 4-8)

Roller Coaster Project Template (use for projects possibly grades 4-8)

Fast food graph and Fast food worksheet (use for projects possibly grades 4-8)

Shopping Spree (use for projects possibly grades 4-8)

Fun with Fonts, Microsoft Clipart, Microsoft Word Art, and Skittles Activity (Elementary Grades)

Skittles Activity (what it should look like)

Quiz on Microsoft Excel

Excel pictograph lesson provided by Sandy Gonsowski, Holy Cross Elementary School

APA Scavenger Hunt Activity


Projects November 2010 - 2017

Animal Project Using PowerPoint

Chapter Presentation Project Using PowerPoint

Multiplication Table in PowerPoint

50 States Project using PowerPoint (have students select a state and research this)

Black History Month Project using PowerPoint (have students research about Black History Month) (download will take a few minutes, I like the graphics in this powerpoint)

Have students create a Journal using this template with Microsoft Word

Create your own Jeopardy Game with this PowerPoint

How to create interactive Google Presentations by Eric Curts

Jeopardy Game Templates for Google Slides http://sparccplugs.blogspot.com/2014/02/jeopardy-game-templates-for-google.html


Scratch Videos

Scratch Video 1 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/scratch1A.mp4

Scratch Video 2 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/scratch1B.mp4


Scratch Guides and Workbooks





Other Technology Projects (found online etc. and used in experiences)


















Student Examples

Green Sea Turtle Facts (Third Grade) (pdf download)


Class Projects 2013-2017

Voyage of the Mimi 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kvz1Ey2JipI&list=PL9666B29071E188E6 Episodes 1-13

Voyage of the Mimi 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3re1ROrBZsg&list=PL906D4A47FFF4D76F Episodes 1-12

How to create Notecards:





Example Source Cards http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/source1.pdf



http://kingofalltechnology.com/elementarypp.pdf Research Writing Introduction

http://kingofalltechnology.com/grade3research.pdf Research 3rd Grade

http://kingofalltechnology.com/bigsix.pdf Big 6 Doing Research and Writing the Research Paper

http://kingofalltechnology.com/bigsixrub.pdf Big 6 Rubric

http://kingofalltechnology.com/nauticalterms.pdf Nautical Terms

http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaexampleword.doc APA Example Microsoft Word

http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlaexample.pdf MLA example

http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlamiddle.pdf MLA Guide for Middle School Guidelines for Bibliography and Documenting Sources

http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlaexample2.pdf MLA example #2

http://kingofalltechnology.com/mlaexample3.pdf MLA example #3

http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaexample.pdf APA Example

http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaelementary.doc (4th-5th Grade APA example word document)

http://kingofalltechnology.com/apaelementary.pdf (4th-5th Grade APA example PDF document)

http://kingofalltechnology.com/apamlainternet.pdf (APA and MLA in text and reference using Websites)

In Text Citations APA http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/intextcitapa.pdf

In Text Citations APA http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/intextcitapa2.pdf

5th Grade Gifted Research Paper http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchpaperwhales5thgrade.pdf

4th Grade Gifted Research Paper http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchpaperwhales4thgrade.pdf

isearch example http://kingofalltechnology.com/isearch.pdf

3-5th Grade State Project NEW http://kingofalltechnology.com/statesproject.pdf

http://teacher.scholastic.com/Mathhunt/index.asp Math Hunt Activities

3-5th Grade Mad Libs Project http://kingofalltechnology.com/madlibs.pdf

3-5th Grade License Plate Quickies http://kingofalltechnology.com/licenseplate.pdf

3-5th Grade Animals http://kingofalltechnology.com/animals.pdf

Comic Strips Activity 3-5th Grade http://kingofalltechnology.com/comic1.pdf http://kingofalltechnology.com/comic2.pdf http://kingofalltechnology.com/comic3.pdf

Perfect Vacation http://kingofalltechnology.com/perfectvacation.pdf

Picture Writing http://kingofalltechnology.com/picturewriting.pdf

Locked Locker http://kingofalltechnology.com/lockedlocker.pdf

Elementary Rubric for Writing http://kingofalltechnology.com/rubricwriting.pdf

Outline Example http://kingofalltechnology.com/outlineexample.pdf Whale

Outline Example Mexico http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/mexicooutline1.pdf  Mexico

Choice Research Paper 4th Grade http://kingofalltechnology.com/choiceresearch4.pdf

Choice Research Paper 5th Grade http://kingofalltechnology.com/choiceresearch5.pdf

Tic Tac Toe Reading (Grades 3-5) Fiction and Nonfiction Project http://kingofalltechnology.com/tictacreading.pdf

Cursive Writing New American Cursive http://kingofalltechnology.com/cursive1.pdf


Cursive Writing Older http://kingofalltechnology.com/cursive2.pdf

Cursive Writing Older http://kingofalltechnology.com/cursive3.pdf

Current Events Assignment 1 http://kingofalltechnology.com/currentevents1.pdf

Current Events Assignment 2 http://kingofalltechnology.com/currentevents2.pdf

ARTICLE LESSON GRADES 3-5 http://kingofalltechnology.com/articlelesson.pdf

Research Paper Grades 4-5 http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchpaperwhalesmexico4-5.pdf

Research Paper Grades 6-8 http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchpaper6-8thgrade.pdf

Research Project Guide A Handbook for Teachers and Students http://kingofalltechnology.com/researchguideELEM.pdf

Big 6 Skills Handouts for both younger and older students http://kingofalltechnology.com/big6handout.pdf

Research Project Guides

Elementary http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/researchguideelem2.pdf

Middle School http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/researchguidemiddleschool.pdf

High School http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/researchguidehighschool.pdf

Voyage of the Mimi 1 Worksheets

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage1.pdf Episode 1

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage2.pdf  Episode 2

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage3.pdf Episode 3

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage4.pdf Episode 4

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage5.pdf Episode 5

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage6.pdf Episode 6

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage7.pdf Episode 7

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage8.pdf Episode 8

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage9.pdf Episode 9

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage10.pdf Episode 10

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage11.pdf Episode 11

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage12.pdf Episode 12

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/voyage13.pdf Episode 13

Packet for Voyage of the Mimi 1 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Shamblinvoyage1packet.pdf

Packet for Voyage of the Mimi 1 Expedition Vocabulary http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinvoygeepevocab.pdf

Packet for Voyage of the Mimi 1 Expedition Questions


Wild About Whales Assignments



Voyage of the Mimi 2 Worksheets

Packet for Voyage of the Mimi 2


Episode 1 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_1.pdf

Episode 2 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_2.pdf 

Episode 3 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_3.pdf

Episode 4 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_4.pdf

Episode 5 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_5.pdf

Episode 6 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_6.pdf

Episode 7 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_7.pdf

Episode 8 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_8.pdf

Episode 9 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_9.pdf

Episode 10 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_10.pdf

Episode 11 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_11.pdf

Episode 12 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/Episode_12.pdf

Map Page http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/mappage.pdf


http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/burgeressay.pdf The 5 Paragraph (Burger) Essay

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinhamburger1.pdf Hamburger Paragraphs How to write a really great paragraph

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinhamburger2.pdf How to Write a Hamburger Paragraph

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinhamburger3.pdf Hamburger Worksheet


http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/tableofelements1.pdf The Periodic Table of Elements Chart

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/tableofelements2.pdf Worksheet on The Periodic Table of Elements Chart

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinvolcanoresearchproject.pdf 4th Grade Science Research Paper on Volcanoes

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/shamblinreadingproject1.pdf Quarterly Reading Project Packet

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/readingproject3.pdf Reading Project 3rd Quarter

 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/readingproject4.pdf Reading Project 4th Quarter

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/circuits1.pdf Using Electricity

 http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/circuits2.pdf Intel: Circuits and Switches Activities http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/education/k12/the-journey-inside/explore-the-curriculum/circuits-and-switches.html

Slavery Book Choices http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/slaverybooks.pdf

Fourth Grade African American Biography Scrapbook Project http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ShamblinBlackHistory.doc (Microsoft Word File)

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ShamblinBlackHistory.pdf (PDF File)

Peter Pan Study Guide Microsoft Word http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/peterpanstudy1.doc

Peter Pan Study Guide PDF http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/peterpanstudy2.pdf

Peter Pan Book PDF http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/peterpanbook.pdf

The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963 packet Microsoft Word http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ShamblinWatsons.doc

The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963 packet PDF http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ShamblinWatsons.pdf

The Watsons Go to Birmingham Youtube and Chapter Summaries https://www.shmoop.com/watsons-birmingham/chapter-1-summary.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXybALKqUoU&t=110s

The Giver Entire Book http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/msgiver.pdf

The Giver packet http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/giverstudy.doc

The Giver packet http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/giverstudy.pdf

The Giver Final Project http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/giverfinal.pdf

The Wind in the Willows Packet http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ShamblinWindWillows.pdf





http://kingofalltechnology.com/googlelinks.pdf 20 Google Tools for Today's Classroom






How to Build a Soapbox Derby Car Videos!

How to Build a Soapbox Derby Car Part 1

How to Build a Soapbox Derby Car Part 2

How to Build a Soapbox Derby Car Part 3


Additional Links on Soapbox Derby Cars




Physics Involved in Soap Box Derby Racing by Paul Gale (Please download document)!




To view online projects, visit these sites:

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/ohiocanal.htm Created by Mr. Shamblin (Updated June 15, 2014)

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/webquest.htm Created by Mr. Shamblin (Updated June 15, 2014)

http://www.kingofalltechnology.com/egghunt.htm (Easter Egg Hunt for elementary grades, Created by Mr. Shamblin, updated June 15, 2014)

Intel: The Journey Inside (Introduction to Computers, Circuits and Switches, Digital Information, Microprocessors, The Internet, and Technology and Society)

PowerPoint in the Classroom (How to create effective PowerPoint slide shows)

The Erie Canal - A journey through history (Click on this link to download the worksheet to the scavenger hunt)

Internet Sites Supporting Project Based Teaching and Learning

Remember to visit Pete's Power Point Station for more examples of Power Point's that you can use in your classroom

eThemes- an extensive database of resources organized around specific themes

WebQuest.org Search for WebQuests to use for your students

QuestGarden Search all QuestGarden WebQuests

Travel Around the World: Geography WebQuests for Kids

K5 Computer Lab This is a site with technology lesson plans for elementary school children. There are activities for word processing, spreadsheets and graphing, PowerPoint presentations, graphic arts, multimedia, internet research and more.

Computer Literacy Lessons

https://www.infohio.org/educators/library/toolkit/bags INFOHIO School Bags!





BACK TO MR. Shamblin's Computer Technology Site

Computer applications teachers are always looking for new and exciting ways to teach Microsoft Word to their students. 

So where can you find Microsoft Word lesson plans for your students?

Rather than spending hours upon hours creating your own lesson plans, wouldn’t you like some that you can simply integrate into your existing computer applications curriculum?

It seems that there are a lot of lesson plans out there for teaching Microsoft Word, but many of them are outdated (I found some for Word 2003… Yikes!)

However, I managed to find a few that are for the 2010 and 2013 versions of Microsoft Word below.

3 Microsoft Word Lesson Plans for Middle School

So you need Microsoft Word lesson plans for middle school students?

It’s important to remember that though they probably have some basic knowledge of Word, there is still a lot they need to learn.

But where do you begin?

1. Business&ITCenter21

First, we offer comprehensive and up-to-date lessons on Microsoft Word 2010, 2013, and 2016.

We cover the basics and offer a bunch of projects that your students can easily follow. On top of that, our lessons give you plenty of time to add your own expertise and ideas every day. 

Essentially, you still lead the classroom — we just take care of the tedious work! That makes us ideal for a blended learning environment that is part lecture, part digital. 

But we're not the only option out there, and we know that teachers like to shop around for the perfect lesson plans for them

So in the interest in fairness, here are a few other options you could choose. 

2. GCF Learn Free

GCF Learn Free has some great lessons for both Word 2010 and Word 2013 that you could assign to your students.

There are videos and walkthroughs for many of the basics, each organized by what skill is being taught.

One way to use this resource could be to flip your classroom.

Tell your students what to go over at home and then when they are in class, use what they learned to complete an activity relating to those skills.

3. Teachers Pay Teachers

If you have never used Teachers Pay Teachers, this is a great time to look into it. It is a great resource if you have a little bit of time and don’t mind spending a few dollars.

There are a number of Microsoft Word lesson ideas on the site. It will take a little digging, but you can easily find one that you can add to your classroom.

Here’s a lesson I found on Teachers Pay Teachers that is a good exercise for middle school students to help them learn the ribbon commands. Too basic for your students? Keep digging!

Who better to get good Microsoft Word lesson plans than from an actual teacher?

This instructor has a few lessons on his site that you could integrate into your existing ones. Take a look and see if any of them work for your students!

Microsoft Word Practice Activities

To properly teach your students about Microsoft Word, you need more than just lessons.

It’s important that you give your students actual activities that will use the skills and knowledge they gain from your Microsoft Word lessons.

When searching for Microsoft Word practice activities, I found a treasure trove of resources that other teachers have put together.

This teacher’s site has Microsoft Word activities, broken down into lessons. Each one has vocab words, some lecture notes, and an activity or project that students will complete.

This computer applications teacher has over 20 activities.

Each one indicates what new skills the student will learn by completing the activity.

Some of them require additional documents not shared here, but they could help spark some ideas for your own Microsoft Word practice activities.

Again I will suggest that you spend a little bit of time on Teachers Pay Teachers to find activities and ideas for your students. It’s all about knowing what to search for.

Microsoft Word Activity for Students

So I’ve shared some great lesson plans, activities, and ideas for your computer applications classes.

But if you’re like most teachers, you don’t have a ton of time to look through all of those resources.

Don’t worry — I have a Microsoft Word activity for students you can use right now!

Click here to access the lesson plan and starter document.

The activity is part of our Microsoft Word Fundamentals module, which introduces your students to the basics of Microsoft Word. It can be used as a stand-alone lesson, or you could sign up for a trial of Business&ITCenter21 to get the whole picture.

Need lesson plans for the rest of Microsoft Office? We have you covered!

Get Microsoft Word Lesson Plans Now

If you want to cut to the good stuff, we have plenty of Microsoft Word lesson plans for you! 

We cover Microsoft Word 2010, 2013, and 2016. So if you teach any of those Microsoft Word versions, we have lesson plans for you!

Start your free trial today and give it a shot!

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