PowerPoint Final Project

Directions for completing the final PowerPoint project in computer C (Irving Middle School).

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PowerPoint Final Project

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Directions for completing the final PowerPoint project in computer C (Irving Middle School).
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  1. PowerPoint Final

    Slide 1 - PowerPoint Final

    • Computer C Project
  2. Create a PowerPoint to demonstrate what you’ve learned

    Slide 2 - Create a PowerPoint to demonstrate what you’ve learned

    • Choose and research a “favorite”…
    • animal
    • activity
    • Food item
    • Create a PowerPoint
    • Designed to teach or inform
    • Meant to be viewed only (no presentation)
    • Read on to learn more …
  3. The project

    Slide 3 - The project

    • Follow these steps
  4. Outline

    Slide 4 - Outline

    • While you research create a graphic organizer
    • Don’t forget to keep track of your resources
    • Plan your presentation
    • Introduction
    • Content (2 to 6 slides)
    • Conclusion
    • Works Cited
    • My Favorite…
    • Characteristics
    • Physical
    • Social
    • History
    • Evolution
  5. Consistent Theme

    Slide 5 - Consistent Theme

    • Choose (or create) a theme for your entire presentation
    • Keep the fonts consistent throughout
    • Use an appropriate sized font
    • Don’t overload slides with too much text
    • Format your images with a stable style
  6. Use Words That Inform or Teach

    Slide 6 - Use Words That Inform or Teach

    • Your title slide should introduce the topic
    • Organize your topic into subtopics
    • Use short phrases (not long sentences)
    • Find things you didn’t know, and share
    • Your conclusion should wrap up what was learned
    • Don’t forget to include a works cited page
  7. Include Images That Inform or Teach

    Slide 7 - Include Images That Inform or Teach

    • Images should be found on MOST (if not all) slides.
    • Images are designed to add to your content (not just for decoration)
    • Choose images that activate emotions (if possible)
  8. Include Transitions that add something

    Slide 8 - Include Transitions that add something

    • Use only 1 or 2 different transitions
    • Use a transition which fits with the content (cat claws that shred?)
    • Don’t use transitions which distract
    • You must include at least one
  9. Include Animations

    Slide 9 - Include Animations

    • Use animations to help better communicate your message
    • You can animate words to appear at different times
    • You can animate exits
    • You can animate for emphasis
    • You must include at least one
  10. Cite Your References

    Slide 10 - Cite Your References

    • Use MLA style
    • Use in-text citations if you quote or closely paraphrase something.
    • End your presentation with a “Works Cited” slide
    • You must have at least two different resources
  11. ExtrasIf You Like

    Slide 11 - ExtrasIf You Like

    • You can add sound
    • You can add “Smart Art”
    • You can add shapes
    • You can record your voice
    • You can embed a video
  12. Show off your new skills

    Slide 12 - Show off your new skills

    • Have Fun!