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  1. A Little Poem Regarding Computer Spell Checkers…

    Eye halve a spelling chequer
    It came with my pea sea
    It plainly marques four my revue
    Miss steaks eye kin knot sea.

    Eye strike a key and type a word
    And weight four it two say
    Weather eye am wrong oar write
    It shows me strait a weigh.

    As soon as a mist ache is maid
    It nose bee fore two long
    And eye can put the error rite
    Its rare lea ever wrong.

    Eye have run this poem threw it
    I am shore your pleased two no
    Its letter perfect awl the weigh
    My chequer tolled me sew.

    What Font!
    Directions: Follow the directions below to practice using your word processing program.

    Go to the Spellchecker Poem at

    Copy the poem and Paste it into a blank word document.

    Save your document to the folder your teacher names.

    Use the Formatting toolbar to change the Font type from Web to Normal.

    Change the color of all misspelled words to red.

    Change the last line of every stanza to italics.

    Correct the spelling of each misspelled word.

    Delete the author’s name and type your own name beneath the poem.

    Insert a comment telling your teacher what your grade on this work sheet should be.

    Save the poem and close the document.

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  2. Answer Key:
    Note: Directions may vary slightly for Mac users.

    To find the poem, type the URL into the browser window and hit Enter.
    To copy the poem, click Edit>Select All; Edit>Copy. To paste the poem into a blank word document, open a blank document and click Edit>Paste.
    To save the document, click File>Save As, choose a folder, type Spell Checker Poem in the box next to File name, and click Save.
    To change the Font type from Web to Normal, go to View>Toolbars and click Formatting. Click the down arrow next to Normal(Web) and click Normal in the drop down menu.
    To change the color of all misspelled words to red, highlight each word, click Format>Font and click the color red in the drop down menu beneath Font color. To change the color of all the words at once, hold down the Ctrl or Apple button while highlighting. Then follow the directions for changing font color.
    To change the last line of every stanza to italics, follow the directions for step 5, but choose Italic beneath Font style instead of Font color.
    To correct the spelling, highlight each word and type the correct spelling.
    To delete the authors name, highlight it and type your own name.
    To insert a suggested grade, highlight your name, go to View>Toolbars and click Reviewing. Click Insert>Comment and type the grade you think you deserve. Click Alt+Shift+C to close the reviewing window. To read the suggested grade, place the mouse over the area where the comment was inserted.
    To save the poem, go to File and click Save. To close the document, click the X in the upper right corner of the document window.
    Lesson Plan Source

    Education World

    Submitted By

    Linda Starr

    National Standards

    GRADES K – 12
    NT.K-12.1 Basic Operations and Concepts
    NT.K-12.4 Technology Communications tools

    Click here to return to the Five Technology Lessons Every Teacher Can Teach! lesson plan page.

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