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Sample Letter

Year in Review Letter

Screen Cast
Use the following presentation as a guide to help you write and format letters.

VIDEOS

This video will teach you how to start your personal business letter by setting up the margins and vertically aligning the text to the center.

















This video shows you the different spacing that is needed in order to properly set up a personal business letter in block style.


















Here is how the spacing for your letter should look.

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Sample Letter Assignment

To get you more familiar with creating a letter. Use the presentation above as a guide to help you retype and format the letter.

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Year in review letter:


Follow the link below to get the directions and view a sample year in review letter. Don't forget to watch the video to review setting up your letter.


Year in Review Letter







Screen Casting.


For your next assignment you will be creating a screen cast showing your classmates how to upload your Year in Review Letter to your Google Docs Account. You will be doing this with a partner of your choice. You will each be creating a video using Quicktime to show how to save the letter properly or how to upload the document to your google docs account.

Here are the steps that you need to go through on your screen cast
  1. Get a podcasting headset.
  2. Open quicktime>click the file menu>Choose new screen cast>Click on the White down arrow on the quicktime screen and select USB headset.
  3. On your partners computer have these directions up so that he/she can read the directions and record at the same time.
  4. Click the record button>Click start recording.

Setting up your Computer for ScreenCasting


THESE ARE THE DIRECTIONS THAT YOU WILL BE READING OUT FOR THE SCREENCAST

Person 1:
  1. Open your year in review letter.
  2. Save the year in review letter as class hour your last name year in review letter . (dot) docx. (3A Schwantes Year In Review Letter)
  3. Make sure that it is saved in your word folder in your student drive.
  4. Close Word.
  5. Open up Google Chrome and sign into your account.

Saving Your Document for Upload



Person 2:
  1. Make sure you have selected docs and drive so that you can see all of your documents.
  2. Open finder if it is not already open and navigate to your year in review letter.
  3. Click on your letter and drag it into your docs area.
  4. Click start upload
  5. Organize your new doc so that it shows up in your computers collection

Uploading your Documents to Google Docs


BOTH YOU AND YOUR PARTNER WILL BE UPLOADING A DOCUMENT AND THE TWO VIDEOS THAT YOU MADE.



Saving Your Videos and Uploading them to Your Google Docs Acount