Newtown Middle School

Wordle Directions

 

Open a Word Document

1.      Go to Start

2.      Programs

3.      Microsoft Office

4.      Microsoft Word

5.      Under File

6.      Click Save as

7.      Name Document

8.      Type words that have to do with your topic

9.      Type important words more often (this will make the word appear larger in Wordle)

a.      For example: the name of your sport list 10 times

10.  Type a tilde (~) between words that go together. For example, jump~serve

11.  Highlight all of your sport words and click Control C

 

Open Wordle

1.      Go to www.wordle.net

2.      Click on Create

3.      Place your cursor in the box that states, “Paste in a bunch of text”

4.      Click Control V

5.      Click on the Go button

6.      The program will randomly create a Wordle for you.

7.      Click Randomize to see your Wordle appear differently.

8.      You can edit the Wordle:

a.      To change the text, click on Font

b.      Under Layout, you can experiment with the layout of your words

c.       Under Color, you can experiment with the color of your words

                                                              i.      Your background must be white to print

9.      To print, click on the Print button

10.  Click OK
 

Saving a Wordle Document

 

1.      On your keyboard, click Print Screen

2.      Go to Start

3.      Click Programs

4.      Click Accessories

5.      Open Paint

6.      Click Control V

7.      Click on the rectangle symbol

8.      Highlight area to copy

9.      Click Control C

10.  Go to Start

11.  Programs

12.  Open Microsoft Office

13.  Open Power Point

14.  Paste into New document

15.  Click File

16.  Click Save