Here is a
fun project you can do with your class. You can make
small or large posters to decorate a wall. The
poster will print on multiple sheets of paper that you will tape or
You need to use
Microsoft Publisher for this project. Here are the
Publisher to a blank page.
your poster using the entire page (8½ by 11).
When you are
finished, click on Page Setup (File Menu).
Publication Type box (in the Layout window), select
You can choose
the size of the poster from the default sizes,
or you can type in your own custom size.
If you choose
the 18 x 24 size, your poster will be around 2½
sheets wide by 2½ sheets long. That means, roughly, 20 by
Or try a
bigger poster 24 x 36 you poster will be 4
sheets wide by 4 sheets long.
You can type
in your own custom size just type in the size
that you want in the width and height boxes - like 36 x48. Wow
that makes a 3 foot by 4 foot poster.
OK when you have the size you want.
Now click on
the Page Preview button (or select Page Preview
from the File Menu)
You will see
exactly how big the poster will print. If you want to make
adjustments, click on Close and make them.
the page when you are ready and have your students
assemble your poster with scotch tape or glue.
Heres a neat idea
take a digital picture of your class. Use the
highest resolution your camera is capable of. Make a large poster
to hang in your classroom. Neat!