Lesson Plan

Using Font and Text Features in Your Writing

Learn to use text formatting tools like capitalization, bold, underline, and italics to give emphasis to your writing.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify different text and font features and their purposes, and use them appropriately.


(5 minutes)
  • Ask students what skills it takes to be a good reader. Call on students to share their thoughts.
  • Ask students about written communication skills that don’t involve words or sentences. Explain that being an effective reader also requires the ability to interpret punctuation, symbols, color, and text formatting tools like ALL CAPS, bold, underline, and italics