Creating a Company Letterhead
Lesson Plan
Grading Rubric

Create a letterhead for your company which includes your company name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, and company logo. The letterhead appears at the top of your document, centered on the page.

Word 2007 Instructions
Word 2003 Instructions

Word 2007 Instructions:

Start Word 2007:

To start your Table of Contents open Microsoft Word (Programs > All Programs > Microsoft Office > Word 2007.

Click the Office button in the top left corner of the document window Office Button and select new from the drop down menu. Select new blank document:

New Document

Save Your Work:

Click the Office button again Office Button and select Save As from the drop down menu and name your file Letterhead. See the information below on how you want to save your document.

Save As Options

Include Your Company Address:

Type in you company business address information at the top of your page. You will make this information up. An example address is shown below for a business called Olives Are Us.

Olives Are Us
123 Olive Street
Olive, Maryland 33479

Single Space Lines Between Text:

If your text does not appear with single line spacing as shown above select all your text by holding down the left mouse button and dragging over all your text. With the Page Layout tab selected make sure the Spacing Before and After is set to 0.

Line Spacing

Center Align Text:

Select all your text by holding down the left mouse button and dragging over all your text. Click the center alignment button Center Align located in the Home Tab section.

Center Align

Draw a Horizontal Line Under Your Address and Apply Line Style, Color and Shape:

You will place the horizontal line just under your address. With your cursor under your address under with the Insert tab selected click shapes then line.

Line

Add a Line Style:

With the line still selected, under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Shape Styles group, click the Quick Style that you want.

To see more Quick Styles, click the More button:

Line Styles

If you want a line dash style, with the line selected Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Shape Styles group, click the arrow next to Shape Outline.

Dashed Line Style

Change Line Color:

With the line still selected, under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Shape Styles group, click the arrow next to Shape Outline, and then click the color that you want. To change to a color that isn't in the theme colors, click More Outline Colors, and then either click the color that you want on the Standard tab, or mix your own color on the Custom tab.

. Shape Outline

Change Line Weight (Thickness):

With the line still selected, under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Shape Styles group, click the arrow next to Shape Outline.

Point to Weight, and then click the line weight that you want.

To create a custom line weight, click More Lines, and then choose the options that you want.

Line Weight

Your letterhead should only take up about 1/10 of your page. Imagine your page folded to make ten equal parts. Your address and arrow should only appear in the top 1/10th part of the page.

Save your document with the name Letterhead. Proofread and spell check you document then submit your work for grading.

Horizontal Rule

Word 2003 Instructions:

Creating a Company Letterhead Video

Create a letterhead for your company which includes your company name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, and company logo. The letterhead appears at the top of your document, centered on the page.