Item Number: JNR-PRESENTER
Technology Integration: Geography, Health, History, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
Technology Skill: Presentation
Program: Google, Google Slides, Microsoft Office, Office 365 Online, PowerPoint, PowerPoint Online, Word, Word Online
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.