The All About Me curriculum unit, uses a Google Slides or PowerPoint template for students to create a mini-biography. They design a slide show about fun facts, goals, and likes. Insert additional About Me slides to build a family tree, puzzle, or venn diagram.
Creative About Me Slides
Students use a digital fill-in-the-blanks template to make a presentation to show what makes them special. Activities are perfect for Grades 1 - 3 or ages 4 - 8.
Ideal for the Beginning of the School Year
Get to know your students. Innovative and imaginative educational materials include a PDF teacher guide and student workbook, assessment tools, templates, sample files, reproducible worksheets, parent letters, certificates, and program flashcards.
Boost Technology Skills
Integrate language arts and social studies with technology. Primary students create a slide show highlighting fun facts, likes, and personal goals complete with pictures and transitions.
Assignment 1 Create a Title Slide
Produce a slideshow using a template. Format font, size, style, and color of text.
Assignment 2 What Makes you Special?
Construct an informative slide that includes details such as name, age, hometown, and a talent.
Assignment 3 What are your Goals?
Set a goal. Illustrate a future career choice using a picture.
Assignment 4 What do you Like?
Express personal interests. Decorate a flower template with images of likes. Crop a photo.
Assignment 5 Finish the Slide Show
Apply transitions to divide the action between slides. Complete additional slides if time permits.
Assignment 6 We are the Same! We are Different!
Present the All About Me slideshow. Pose questions to learn about similarities and differences.
Assignment 7 Make an Animated Class Album (optional)
Build a sense of community. Assemble an album to display at an Open House or in the classroom.
All About Me Optional Activities:
- Set Goals: Use a text box and an image to describe a goal.
- Share Fun Facts: Complete the slide to provide more personal details.
- Build a Family Tree: Add family members to a tree.
- Make a Puzzle from a Photo: Lay a puzzle template over a photograph.
- Compare Similarities and Differences: Partner up! Use a Venn diagram to compare preferences.
Integrate Technology into an All About Me Curriculum Unit
All About Me lessons are an ideal way for children to develop self-awareness, accept differences in others, and build relationships. The activities are completed using a Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Slides template. This supports beginners with limited keyboarding and computing skills. This project can modified for older students by customizing the template with additional About Me slides using provided resources.
Develop a positive attitude about self-worth
Acknowledge that each person is unique
Accept differences in other
Foster relationships with others
Format text to enhance writing
Insert images to illustrate a concept
Apply transitions to divide slide content
Present a slide show to others
Practice public speaking and active listening
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Love this project. Used it with 1st graders and they enjoyed sharing their interests and learning computer skills.