First Semester Project How Literature Represents the Human Condition
Before Beginning <ul><li>Five books </li></ul><ul><li>Names of authors </li></ul><ul><li>Plot summary </li></ul><ul><li>Li...
Step One <ul><li>Create a PowerPoint presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Main focus: themes of your five books. </li></ul><ul>...
First slide <ul><li>First Slide Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ How Literature Represents the Human Condition”  </li></u...
Song with visual info… <ul><li>Song playing in background </li></ul><ul><li>On the slide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What liter...
Next Slide <ul><li>Theme of book one </li></ul><ul><li>Title of the book this theme applies to, and author. </li></ul><ul>...
Next Slide <ul><li>How the theme applies to the book. </li></ul><ul><li>What this particular book says about us as human b...
Next Slide <ul><li>Comparison to Modern Day Issues. </li></ul>
Next Slide <ul><li>Agree/Disagree with what this book says about human nature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On to the next book… <...
Images with Narration <ul><li>First slide includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Name of book and author </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Next slide <ul><li>Modern Day Issues with theme (typed and narrated) </li></ul>
Next slide <ul><li>Agree/Disagree </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pose a debatable question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Answer it </l...
How to Record Sound <ul><li>Two options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using PowerPoint (*recommended) or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
PowerPoint Recorder <ul><li>Listen Carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Sound icon  </li></ul><ul><li>Voice narration takes precede...
PowerPoint Recorder <ul><li>Recording the narration </li></ul><ul><li>In Normal view, select the slide that you want to st...
PowerPoint Recorder <ul><li>Click  Set Microphone Level , follow the directions to set your microphone level, and then cli...
PowerPoint Recorder <ul><li>The  Record Narration  dialog box appears. Do one of the following:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To ...
Important <ul><li>Even if you choose to record your voice with the PowerPoint recorder, you should download the Audacity r...
Audacity <ul><li>http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>Download the Audacity installer that applies to your c...
Audacity <ul><li>Save to your desktop. </li></ul><ul><li>When the download is complete, select RUN. </li></ul>
Audacity <ul><li>Begin the Audacity Installation process. </li></ul><ul><li>Select Next. </li></ul><ul><li>Select “I agree...
Audacity <ul><li>The Audacity Recorder will now open. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the red circle when you are ready to begi...
Audacity <ul><li>Open your powerpoint presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Insert” from the tool bar. </li></ul><ul><li...
Songs <ul><li>Songs must be saved as WAV (wave) files.  </li></ul><ul><li>MP3 files will not work. </li></ul><ul><li>The A...
Step One <ul><li>Open your audacity recorder. </li></ul><ul><li>Select File, then Open. </li></ul><ul><li>Select the song ...
Audacity <ul><li>Open your powerpoint presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Insert” from the tool bar. </li></ul><ul><li...
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  1. 1. First Semester Project How Literature Represents the Human Condition
  2. 2. Before Beginning <ul><li>Five books </li></ul><ul><li>Names of authors </li></ul><ul><li>Plot summary </li></ul><ul><li>Literature and themes </li></ul>The Crucible The Glass Menagerie Fahrenheit 451 The Awakening The Scarlet Letter
  3. 3. Step One <ul><li>Create a PowerPoint presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Main focus: themes of your five books. </li></ul><ul><li>Two ways: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Song in the background with visual information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Images with narration in the background </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. First slide <ul><li>First Slide Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ How Literature Represents the Human Condition” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Names of your group members. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English III Honors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mrs. Palacio’s ___ Block </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Song with visual info… <ul><li>Song playing in background </li></ul><ul><li>On the slide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What literature represents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What literature deals with </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All five themes from your </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>books (no mention of book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>names) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Next Slide <ul><li>Theme of book one </li></ul><ul><li>Title of the book this theme applies to, and author. </li></ul><ul><li>Brief plot summary. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Next Slide <ul><li>How the theme applies to the book. </li></ul><ul><li>What this particular book says about us as human beings. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Next Slide <ul><li>Comparison to Modern Day Issues. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Next Slide <ul><li>Agree/Disagree with what this book says about human nature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On to the next book… </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Images with Narration <ul><li>First slide includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Name of book and author </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What it says about us as human beings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plot summary is narrated in the background and not typed on the slide. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Next slide <ul><li>Modern Day Issues with theme (typed and narrated) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Next slide <ul><li>Agree/Disagree </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pose a debatable question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Answer it </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Next book…so on and so forth </li></ul>
  13. 13. How to Record Sound <ul><li>Two options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using PowerPoint (*recommended) or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Audacity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Let’s start with PowerPoint… </li></ul>
  14. 14. PowerPoint Recorder <ul><li>Listen Carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Sound icon </li></ul><ul><li>Voice narration takes precedence </li></ul><ul><li>You’ll need: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sound card </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microphone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speakers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Automatic Time Saver </li></ul>
  15. 15. PowerPoint Recorder <ul><li>Recording the narration </li></ul><ul><li>In Normal view, select the slide that you want to start the recording on. </li></ul><ul><li>On the Slide Show tab, in the Set Up group, click Record Narration </li></ul>
  16. 16. PowerPoint Recorder <ul><li>Click Set Microphone Level , follow the directions to set your microphone level, and then click OK . </li></ul><ul><li>To embed the narration, click OK again. </li></ul>
  17. 17. PowerPoint Recorder <ul><li>The Record Narration dialog box appears. Do one of the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To start the narration on the first slide in the presentation, click First Slide . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To start the narration on the currently selected slide, click Current Slide . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In Slide Show view, speak the narrative text into the microphone, and then click the slide to advance to the next slide. Follow this process for each slide that you want to add narration to. </li></ul><ul><li>TIP   To pause or resume the narration, right-click the slide, and then on the shortcut menu click either Pause Narration or Resume Narration . </li></ul><ul><li>Click the black Exit screen. </li></ul><ul><li>The narration is automatically saved, and a message appears asking if you want to save the timings for the presentation as well. Do the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To save the timings, click Save . Your slides appear in Slide Sorter view, with the slide timings shown below each slide. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Important <ul><li>Even if you choose to record your voice with the PowerPoint recorder, you should download the Audacity recorder for later use by following these steps… </li></ul>
  19. 19. Audacity <ul><li>http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>Download the Audacity installer that applies to your computer system (Windows 98, XP, Vista, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Select SAVE. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Audacity <ul><li>Save to your desktop. </li></ul><ul><li>When the download is complete, select RUN. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Audacity <ul><li>Begin the Audacity Installation process. </li></ul><ul><li>Select Next. </li></ul><ul><li>Select “I agree.” </li></ul><ul><li>Continue selecting Next until installation is complete. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Audacity <ul><li>The Audacity Recorder will now open. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the red circle when you are ready to begin recording. </li></ul><ul><li>When you are ready to save, if this screen appears, click OK and continue saving. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Audacity <ul><li>Open your powerpoint presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Insert” from the tool bar. </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Sound” then “Sound from file” </li></ul><ul><li>Select the file you just saved. </li></ul><ul><li>When this screen appears, select Automatically. </li></ul><ul><li>Your recording will play when the presentation reaches the assigned screen. </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on the sound icon to make sure the sound works. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Songs <ul><li>Songs must be saved as WAV (wave) files. </li></ul><ul><li>MP3 files will not work. </li></ul><ul><li>The Audacity recorder will convert any MP3 songs you have saved onto your computer into a WAV file. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow these steps… </li></ul>
  25. 25. Step One <ul><li>Open your audacity recorder. </li></ul><ul><li>Select File, then Open. </li></ul><ul><li>Select the song you want to use. </li></ul><ul><li>Select File, then Export as WAV. </li></ul><ul><li>Save file. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Audacity <ul><li>Open your powerpoint presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Insert” from the tool bar. </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Sound” then “Sound from file” </li></ul><ul><li>Select the file you just saved, ensuring it’s the WAVE SOUND and not MP3. </li></ul><ul><li>When this screen appears, select Automatically. </li></ul><ul><li>Your recording will play when the presentation reaches the assigned screen. </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on the Sound Icon and select Preview to make sure the sound works. </li></ul>

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