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QG6 Google Docs: Sweet Tools Step 1

4. Suite Tools


There are many keyboard shortcuts in Google Docs to navigate, format, and edit. In this activity, you will play a game that tests your knowledge of keyboard shortcuts.

The game will display an action like "Undo" and you need to press the keyboard shortcut for that action. Your score will be how fast you can complete the list of shortcuts.  Play it at least 2-3 times to improve your time!!  Click on the keyboard shortcut game link.  Let's get started!

Keyboard Shortcut Game

Resources: Here is a website that lists keyboard shortcuts in Google docs to navigate, format, and edit.  Note: Some shortcuts might not work for all languages or keyboards.

translation activity

Translate the document that is in Arabic to English by following the simple steps below!

  1. Open this document: Arabic: Sample Document to Translate.
  2. In the top menu, click Tools Translate document.
  3. Enter a name for the translated document and select a language.
  4. Click Translate.

A translated copy of your document will open in a new window. You can also see this copy in your Google Drive.

For more help on translating a document go to this link: (Translate a Document).

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