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Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:12 minutes

Grades:3-5

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

Available Languages: English, Spanish


Vocabulary: audience, presentation, slide, slide show


Primary Objectives:

  • Student begins to understand that a slide show should progress like a story, sequentially, and with a clear purpose or plot.
  • Student learns that presentation software is used to make slide shows on a computer.
  • Student learns that presentations are made up of a series of slides that tell a story or present an idea.
  • Student learns to consider purpose when creating a slide show.
  • Student learns to use slide show previews and other views to evaluate work progress and final product.
  • Student learns how to navigate slide show tools and use presentation software.
  • Student learns to consider audience and how the audience will view the slide show when planning and creating a slide show.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student learns to consider audience when creating documents and telling stories.
  • Student understands the concept of sequence, including beginning, middle, and end.

Subjects:

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Audience > Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Audience Definition 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Audience Definition 

Audience and Purpose 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Audience and Purpose 

Communication to Others

Library Media > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Create Communication Products 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

Create Presentations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Presentations 

Formatting and Preparation

Library Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Projects/Presentations > Formatting and Preparation

Formatting and Preparation

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Projects/Presentations > Formatting and Preparation

Identify Message

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Main Idea > Identify Message

Power Point /Video

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Create End Product > Power Point /Video

Presentation

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Presentation

Presentation Software 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Presentation Software 

Purpose

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Purpose

Purpose / Organization / Topic Development

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Purpose / Organization / Topic Development

Student Presentations

Library Media > Media Literacy > Student Presentations

Student Presentations

Technology Education > Media Literacy > Student Presentations

Student Presentations 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Student Presentations 
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  • As a warm up to this lesson, you may choose to show examples of slideshows appropriate to your students needs and prior experience. Guide students in identifying the purpose and the audience for the slide show and how successful that slideshow is in presenting information clearly.

  • Ask students to find a slideshow online that is a good example of a slideshow and a poor example of a slideshow. You may choose to pick a topic or theme to help keep students focused. Have students share their examples with a partner or a small group. Students can discuss the examples and volunteer to share their examples with the class.
S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
S.6.d Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.2 Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.2 Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.2 Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
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