Assignment: Edit a Newsletter

For this assignment, you will format a newsletter. Follow the directions, then submit your assignment. If you get stuck on a step, review this module and ask your classmates for help in the discussion forum.

  1. Download the newsletter template to the Rowan folder on your desktop.
  2. Open the template in Word by either double-clicking the downloaded template in File Explorer or opening it in Word by going to File>Open>Browse and then selecting the downloaded template.
    A microsoft word document showing a newsletter from Rowan Retail is displayed.
  3. Save the file to the Rowan folder on your desktop as BA132_LastName_Newsletter.docx, replacing “LastName” with your own last name. (Example: BA132_Hywater_Newsletter) If you opened the template through Word, remember to select Save As and change the file extension to .docx. It is a good idea to save your work periodically.
  4. Change the “RowanGo App Lets Customers Shop Anywhere” and “Employee of the Month: Shanice Jones” articles to two columns.
    A microsoft word document showing a newsletter from Rowan Retail is displayed. The content of the newsletter has been separated into two columns.
  5. Add the word Ricet to your dictionary.
  6. Use Find and Replace to change every “Rowango” to “RowanGo”.
  7. Add the word RowanGo to your dictionary.
    A microsoft word document showing a newsletter from Rowan Retail is displayed. Every instance on the page that displayed Rowango has now been updated to RowanGo.
  8. Add a right tab stop to the sales in the “Splash into Summer with Sales!” text box. Right-align the dates of the sales to 7 inches.
    A microsoft word document showing a newsletter from Rowan Retail is displayed. The dates for the store being open is listed.
  9. Add a hyperlink to any word in the newsletter that directs you back to this page. (Copy the URL at the top of your browser.)
    A microsoft word document showing a newsletter from Rowan Retail is displayed. A hyperlink has been added to the word "congratulations" on the page.
  10. Apply at least one text effect (out of Outline, Shadow, Reflection, or Glow) to the words “Rowan Retail” at the top of the newsletter. Be sure the words are still readable in the text box.
    A microsoft word document showing a newsletter from Rowan Retail is displayed. A text effect has been added to the title.
  11. Save your work again and submit your work in your course online.