MS Word Password Protection – Creating tables

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 shift key for special characters

Special characters : ! @ # $ % ^ & *

MS Word skills : Creating a table and formatting text

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. We will present this in a table.

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

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)

Success Criteria

1. I have created a table with 3 columns

2. I have put a header in each of the columns

3. I can write a list of weak, better and strong passwords

4. I can create some of my own

Socrative Plenary

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

Room Name : XFUTURE

Extra Task (10 minutes)

Click here to play Password Protect

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