TechnoPresenter

Item Number: JNR-PRESENTER

Technology Integration: Geography, Health, History, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

Technology Skill: Presentation

Program: PowerPoint, Word, Google Slides, Google, Word Online, PowerPoint Online, Office 365 Online, Microsoft Office

Includes:

Public Speaking Lessons: Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Extension Activities

Handouts and Assessment Tools: TechnoPresenter Parent Letter, TechnoPresenter Certificate, Presenter Skill Summary, Presentation Checklist, Peer Editing Checklist, Presentation Rubric

Samples: Diamonds, Mummy, Vegetables


Assignment 1: Oral Presentations and Public Speaking

Consider the role of oral presentations. Rate public speaking readiness.

Assignment 2: Study Presentations

View sample presentation as a source of inspiration. Answer questions about content.

Assignment 3: Select a Topic, Write a Research Question

Use a planning sheet to organize ideas. Select audience and topic. Formulate research question.

Assignment 4: Make a Title Slide

Begin a presentation. Apply a theme. Make a title slide, format text, and insert an image.

Assignment 5:Create an Information Slide

Organize facts in a list. Include details in notes. *Use the Research Tool if using Google Slides.

Assignment 6: Build a Table of Fun Facts

Sort fun facts into categories using a table. Format the cells. Highlight key details in notes.

Assignment 7: Decorate Slides

Enhance slides and emphasize a point using images, shapes, or decorative text.

Assignment 8: Presentation Checklist

Self-assess slide show quality. Make revisions to improve design and clarity.

Assignment 9: Rehearse with Speaker Notes

Practice presentation by presenting with speaker notes or using a printed copy.

Assignment 10: Give an Oral Presentation

Practice public speaking. Communicate findings to an audience. Use slide show as a visual aid.

Optional Public Speaking Activities

  • Work Together: Collaborate with a friend. Create a joint presentation.
  • Insert a Video: Embed a video from YouTube.
  • Create a Graphic Organizer: Use a graphical layout with shapes.
  • Animate Information: Control the flow of information with animation.
  • Presentation Rehearsal: Practice in front of a small group. Receive feedback.
  • Body Language Skits: Learn about effective non-verbal communication.
  • Ask an Expert: Share presentation as a link. Peers ask questions.
Give an Oral Presentation
Public Speaking Lessons
Research a Topic
Present with Speaker Notes

Integrate Public Speaking Activities with Research and Presentation Skills

TechnoPresenter public speaking lessons are ideal for students in Grades 3-8. Elementary or middle school students give an oral presentation on any area of study including a topic from science, social studies, history, geography, or health curriculum. The activities introduce essential skills and provide a foundation for future learning.


  • Develop public speaking skills
  • Understand copyright and plagiarism
  • Formulate a question and investigate findings
  • Research using informational text
  • Present information to an audience using a slide show as a visual aid
  • Communicate facts using a bulleted list
  • Build a table to sort facts into categories
  • Enhance slides and emphasize a point with images, shapes, or word art
  • Document information sources
  • Add speaker notes to slides to add extra details

Customer Reviews

Use TechnoPresenter public speaking lessons to integrate research and technology skills. An inquiry-based approach is used to formulate and investigate a question. The topic is researched and facts are organized in a bulleted list and table. To prepare for public speaking, students follow instructions to write a set of notes that accompany each slide. Upon completion, findings are communicated to an audience in an oral presentation. Additional teaching ideas explain how to collaborate with a partner, insert a video, create a graphic organizer, or animate text.


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5.0

It is an amazing project. I used it with grade six students, who chose an issue to talk about after brainstorming. They worked in groups to prepare, design, and give presentations to their friends. It was a great experience that included internet topic search, development of powerpoint skills, and most importantly working in teams.

Malak, Computer Coordinator, Kora Al Assad, Damascus, Syria, Al Bashaer School


I love the projects and the easy to use directions.

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R. Albrecht,
Del Sur School,
Lancaster, CA, USA


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