Lesson Plan

Subject: ICT
Topic: Creating InDesign Documents
Period: 3
Date: 13 May 10
Year: 10
Lesson #
  1. Creative Activities in Computer applications for Year 10 (Pronto) – pp.85
  2. Indesign for beginners – pp. 9, 10, 12

Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will develop an understanding of creating and managing shapes in InDesign documents.
  • Students will be able to set up the text boxes, type text into it and manipulate the text.
  • Students will also be able to insert an image into the document, align all the objects in the document as they refresh their ideas of using design principles.

Expected prior knowledge:
Students will have already looked at the principles of design (aesthetics and function); this lesson could be a refresher at the beginning of a new project.

2 minutes
10 minutes

8 minutes

7 minutes

3 minutes

25 minutes

5 Wrap-up
Touch typing practice

Introducing InDesign tools

Showing how to use InDesign tools

Showing how to insert an image into InDesign document

Exploring InDesign

Typing from their orange books

  • Drawing a Rectangle shape
  • Rounding the corners
  • Creating shadow to the shapes
  • Creating circles within the rectangles
  • Grouping each object group
  • Duplicating and editing

  • Inserting a text box
  • Typing the text from pronto
  • Formatting the text and the title

  • Inserting an image

Students will
  • practice using the tools shown using the instructions in pp.9, 10, 12

Students will drop their work into the Drop box