Standards & Software

Tool-based Software and Sunshine State Standards

PUBLISHING SOFTWARE

The software programs listed here are just a few of many available publishing software programs on the market that are designed to help you create publishing and marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, newsletters, etc.

Software
Description
License
Platform
Pages iWork Create flyers, brochures, newsletters Commercial Mac
Microsoft Publisher Publishing and marketing materials program Commercial/Trial PC
Appleworks Publishing and marketing materials program Commercial/Trial Mac

The varied capabilities of publishing software include, but are not limited to the following: multiple columns, self-calculating tables, 3D charts and adding photos. It provides templates for different materials such as: posters, flyers, scrapbooks, folding cards, resumes, technical reports, business invoices, proposals, screen plays, storyboards, postcards, catalogs, menus, brochures, term paper, lab notes, newsletters, invitations, and photo journals. These publishing tools can be used across the curriculum and in varied grade levels.

Sample Lesson Plans

The following sample lesson plans provide a general idea on how the publishing tool can be integrated in a content area and grade level. Although there may not be an example for every content area or at every grade level, the lessons from one content area or grade level can often be adapted to another due to its open-ended approach.

GRADE LEVELS 6-8

Arts: Visual Arts

Language Arts

Math

Social Studies

GRADE LEVELS 9-12

Arts: Visual Arts

Language Arts

Social Studies