Icon for Word Processing with a W and G for Word and Google

QG6 Google Docs: Sweet Tools Introduction

4. Suite Tools


In this Quest, you will learn about Shortcuts, Text-to-speech, Speech-to-text, Immersive Reader, and Translation.


  • use numerous keyboard shortcuts
  • incorporate keyboard shortcuts in my everyday life
  • share shortcuts with friends and family
  • use text-to-speech to read a document 
  • use speech-to-text in place of typing in a document 
  • use features to translate documents from one language to another 
  • insert and use emojis in Google docs 

Adobe stock image of a keyboard with shortcut on it

Adobe stock image with part of a keyboard showing translation to languages

These images are both "Public Domain Adobe Stock Images".

MITECS  Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies, are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

6. Creative Communicator
a. Choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication
b. Create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into their new creations
d. Publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences