Lesson 1 - Picnic Flyer
You must complete the Hoonuit Tutorials before beginning this project-
Assignment 1: Picnic Flyer
1. You will be creating a one page picnic flyer in Publisher.
2. When you are done, have your instructor check your work.
3. Hoonuit: A. Getting Started
a. Entering text in a text box
b. Using the Publisher Window
4. Hoonuit: B. Creating a Publication
a. Creating a publication using the Task Pane
b. Adding a graphic image
c. Using the Design Gallery
5. Hoonuit: C. Working with Text
a. Using layout guides
b. Using ruler guides
c. Formatting a text box
d. Check spelling
e. Modifying a Design Gallery object
Applying Your Knowledge: Picnic Flyer
Create the Publication
1. Open Microsoft Publisher
2. In the first window, select blank publisher page
Saving the Picnic Flyer
1. Save the flyer to your individual student drive frequently.
2. Name it Picnic Flyer.
Add a boarder
1. Choose a boarder that goes most if not all the way around the flyer
Change the Color Scheme
1. In the task pane, click Color Schemes. Color schemes are displayed in the list.
2. In the task pane, click the Clay option. The color of the images are changed.
3. In the task pane, scroll down and click the Reef option. The color of the images are changed again.
Create 3 Text Boxes
1. On the Objects toolbar on the left, click the Text Box tool. The point changes to + when moved into the publication.
2. Inside the border design, click and drag from the upper-left corner to the bottom-right corner. A text box is created and the insertion point is in the upper-left corner.
3. Type the following text, pressing Enter at the end of each line.
Text Box 1
The (type in current year)
Amelia’s Family Picnic
Text box 2
4. Select the “The (current year) and Amelia’s Family Picnic” and format it to 48 point, bold, and center aligned.
5. Select the “Pot Luck, Games, Prizes” and format it to 36 point, bold italic, and center aligned.
Resize the Text Box
1. If the text box is not already selected, click any text in the text box. Handles (round dots) and a dash line are displayed.
2. At the bottom of the text box, point to the center handle. The pointer changes to a double arrow.
3. Drag upward until the bottom of the box is just below the “Prizes” text.
Text Box 3
1. On the Objects toolbar, click the Text Box tool.
2. Inside the border design, click and drag to create a text box that fills the space below the text box created in the previous steps.
3. Type the following text, pressing Enter at the end of each line:
Saturday, June 9
1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
4. Format all the text in the text box to 28 point and italic.
Adding an Graphic Image
1. Select Insert, Picture, Clip Art. The Clip Art task pane is displayed.
2. In the search box, type: “picnic” and select an image.
3. Add this image to your flyer.
4. Drag the image so that it is in the right half of the bottom text box. Resize the image if necessary.
Saving the Picnic Flyer
1. Save the flyer to your individual student drive in your Picnic Flyer file.
1. You do not need to print the picnic flyer.
2. Have your instructor view/grade your picnic flyer on screen.