Word includes over 30 pre-installed templates for document types such as letters, faxes, reports, résumés, and blog posts. Here's how you find them:
Click the Microsoft Office Button
, and click New
In the New Document
window, click Installed Templates
Click one of the thumbnails, and see its preview on the right.
When you've found the template you want, click Create
A new document opens that's based on the template, and you make the changes to it that you want.