In these sessions, students will plan and
create a multimedia presentation in MS PowerPoint.
Students will apply the Writing Process
to their informative PowerPoint Presentations.
Students will include appropriate facts,
details, graphics, and images to the PowerPoint Presentation.
Students will plan and organize the
content and layout of the PowerPoint Presentations.
3 – 4 Class Sessions
Computers, Internet Access, Scanner
Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
Mini-lesson to review MS PowerPoint.
Additionally, assign those students, who are unfamiliar with PowerPoint, to
complete the PowerPoint tutorial.
Mini-review lesson on the Writing Process:
These will provide you with an excellent
background on the Writing Process.
Initially, the teacher will provide
instruction on the Writing Process during
a class session. If it is possible, collaborate with the students’
Communication Arts/English teacher, who probably uses the Writing
Process with the students. If this is not feasible, then perhaps he/she or
the English Chairman can provide you with guidance and materials on the Writing
Process. Additionally, students will need a review lesson on PowerPoint.
While the students are engaged in this activity, circulate around
the room and observe groups and individuals. Decide which students or groups or
which skills or behaviors that you will observe. Remember to write down your
SAVING WORK: Remind
students to save work on labeled disks.
JOURNALS: Remind students that they are required to write in their journals at
least three times a week.