Password Protection : Word Processing

In this lesson we will learn to make a table. We will also learn the importance of strong passwords.

Learning Objective : Know the difference between a weak and strong password.

What can happen if you’re passwords are weak

Word processing skills, using function keys and formatting text.

Function Keys : ! @ # $ % ^ & *

The Big Picture

What have we done? We have already practiced our word procesing skills, we can write text and format by changing font type, size and colour

What are we doing? We are now writing a list of potentially strong password that are hard to guess

Where are we going? We will use other application software, spreadsheets and databases

Starter Task (10 minutes)

Click here to play Password Protect

Word Processing Task :

1. Open a Word Processing application (MS Word or Google Docs)

2. Write a list of strong passwords using numbers, letters and function keys

3. Change the font type, size and colour for every single password

4. Try to make a list of 10 strong passwords

Success Criteria

1. I have written 5 strong passwords and changed the font type, size and colour

2. I have written 10 strong password and changed every one to a different font type, size and colour

Harder Challenge

Word Processing Task :

1. Create a table (3 x 11) in a word processor.

2. Put a title in column 1 – Weak Password

3. Put a title in column 2 – Better Password

3. Put a title in columns 2 – Strong Password

4. Enter the text from the above picture (or suggest some of your own)

Socrative Plenary

If you are attending the live sessions, you will be asked to tell me how you did.

Room Name : XFUTURE

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