Under the File tab you will see "Save As" which when you click on it gives you the option to change the file type. You want the .doc file type for Word 97-2003 documents.
You may want to change your compatibility options to save all document this way until you are done with your class. It will keep you from using some features of Word 2010 that don't work in earlier versions but you can't use them in the documents for this class
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