Format Guide: Unbound Report

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Format Guide: Unbound Report

Freedom High School


Objectives

• Learn about Styles

• Learn format features of unbound reports

• Process a one-page unbound report


Unbound Reports

• Prepared without covers or binders

• Multiple-page reports are fastened with a staple in the

upper left corner


Unbound Report: Standard Margins

First Page

Side Margins (SM) 1-inch 1-inch

Top Margins (TM) 2-inches 1-inch

Second Page and

Subsequent Pages

Bottom Margins (BM) Approximately 1-inch Approximately 1-inch

Page Number

Optional

Bottom Center if used

Top

Right-aligned


Unbound Report: Basic Format

• Body – Internal Spacing

• Single Spaced (SS) with 1.15 default line spacing

• Page Numbers

• Optional on 1 st page – Bottom Center

• Top Right-aligned on 2 nd and subsequent pages

• Titles

• Title Style; 26-pt Cambria font (Dark Blue with

a bottom border)


Unbound Report: Basic Format

• Textural (Within Text) Citations

• References used to give credit for quotes (or

paraphrased material) are keyed in parentheses

in the body of the report

• Include the name(s) of the author(s), year of

publication, and page number(s) of publication


Unbound Report: Basic Format

• Short Quotations – Less than three keyed

lines

• Enclosed in quotation marks (“ ”)

• Long Quotations – Four keyed lines or more

• Indented ½-inch from left margin

• Ellipsis ( . . . )

• Three periods separated by a space

• Used to indicate omitted portions of the

quotation


Unbound Report: Basic Format

• Long Quotation Example

In ancient Greece, plays were performed

only a few times a year. . . . The festivals

were held to honor Dionysius in the hope

that he would bless the Greeks. . . (Prince

and Jackson, 1997, 35)


Unbound Report: Basic Format

• Reference Lists

• Listed alphabetically by author’s last name

• One a separate page under the title References

• Bibliography or Works Cited are also acceptable

• Same margins as first page

• TM 2-inches; SM 1-inch; BM 1-inch

• Begin first line at left margin, indent the other

lines ½-inch (hanging indent)


Styles: An Overview

• Simplifies formatting your document

• Especially if you want to make changes

• Define the appearance of text in your document

• Headings

• Titles

• Body Text

• Captions


Styles: An Overview

•Character styles

•Includes any of the options available

from the Font dialog box

•Bold, italic, and underline

•Apply to selected text or to the entire

word containing the insertion point


Styles: An Overview

• Paragraph styles

• Includes character and paragraph

formatting

• Tab settings, paragraph positioning,

borders, and shading

• Apply to selected paragraphs or the

paragraph containing the insertion point.


Create a New Style

•From the Menu Bar

Format Styles and Formatting

•From the Tool Bar

•Icon


Create a New Style

• Styles and Formatting Task

Pane

• Shows existing Styles

• Allows Styles to be deleted

• Not ALL Styles can be deleted

• Allows all Styles to be

cleared from document

• Allows Styles to be modified


Create a New Style

• Create three new styles

• Body

• First Line (Body)

• Title 1

Example

• Author

Example


Create a New Style: Body

• Name

• Body

• Style Type

• Paragraph

• Style based on

• (no style)

• Style for following

paragraph

• Body


Create a New Style: Body

Format

• Font

• Paragraph

• Borders


Create a New Style: Format Font

• Font

• Calibri

• Font Style

• Regular

• Size

• 11-point

• Color

• Black


Create a New Style: Paragraph

• Spacing: After

• 10 pt

• Line Spacing

• Multiple

• At

• 1.15


Create a New Style: Title 1

• Name

• Title 1

• Style Type

• Paragraph

• Style based on

• (no style)

• Style for following

paragraph

• Body


Create a New Style: Title 1

Format

• Font

• Paragraph

• Borders


Create a New Style: Format Font

• Font

• Times New Roman

• Font Style

• Regular

• Size

• 26-point

• Color

• Dark Blue


Create a New Style:

Format Character Spacing

• Spacing

• Expanded

• By

• .25 pt


Create a New Style: Paragraph

• Spacing: After

• 15 pt

• Line Spacing

• Single


Create a New Style: Borders

• Style

• Solid

• Color

• Dark Blue

• Width

• 1 pt

• Bottom Only

• Apply to

• Paragraph


Create a New Style: Author

• Name

• Author

• Style Type

• Paragraph

• Style based on

• (no style)

• Style for following

paragraph

• Body


Create a New Style: Author

Format

• Font

• Paragraph

• Borders


Create a New Style: Format Font

• Font

• Times New Roman

• Font Style

• Italic

• Size

• 12-point

• Color

• Indigo


Create a New Style:

Format Character Spacing

• Spacing

• Expanded

• By

• .75 pt


Create a New Style: Paragraph

• Spacing: After

• 10 pt

• Line Spacing

• Single


What was Created

• Title1

• Font: Times New Roman

• Size: 26-point

• Color: Dark Blue

• Expanded: .25-point

• Space After: 15-point

• Border: Bottom

(Single Solid Line,

1-point, Dark Blue)

• Author

• Font: Times New Roman

• Size: 12-point

• Color: Indigo

• Expanded: .75-point

• Space After: 10-point

• Body

• Font: Calibri

• Size: 11-point

• Color: Black

• Space After: 10-point

• Spacing: Multiple 1.15


Key the Following


Apply New Styles


Practice

• Turn to page 35

• Key in section 15C

“Farmer Boy” by Laura Ingalls Wilder

It was January in northern New York State,

sixty-seven years ago. Snow lay deep everywhere.

“The Scotty Who Knew Too Much” by James Thurber

Several summers ago there was a Scotty who

went to the country for visit.

“Roughing It” by Mark Twain

After leaving the Sink, we traveled along

the Humboldt River a little way.

“The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck

The high grey-flannel fog of winter closed

off the Salina Valley from the sky and from all the

rest of the world.

“The Story of My Life” by Helen Keller

The most important day I remember in all my

life is the one on which my teacher, Anne Mansfield


Apply New Styles

• Place curser in the first paragraph

• Select Title1 Style

• Key an ENTER before “by Laura Ingalls Wilder”

• Select Author Style

• Place curser in the line “It was January …”

• Select Body Style

• Key Ctrl + Enter before the next title

• What happened


Apply New Styles

• Continue for all of the book titles, authors

and first lines

• Document is now 5 pages long

• Apply Top Margin and Different First Page

Header/Footer

• File Page Setup


Page Setup – Margins / Layout


Different First Page Header / Footer


Assignment

• Key Unbound Report on page 87

• Apply Title, Author (for Heading 1), Body

Styles

• Modify Author Style by removing italics

• Compare to model posted to

www.behtek.com

• Make any needed corrections

• Print out and turn in


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