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  • 1. An Introduction
  • 2. Meet the Pups http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSmf9L0dDTHG_SkmUkkOzg0ZM7PRoFu3dW-N7t2Vvk9RsM8GMNb_A Lily http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSt2vAY4ebxlwXMZoAwbU52ERuBbQIn1McL5H1hCRKYpXiMHpwu8w Lloyd
  • 3. One day, Lily and Lloyd were asked to create presentations for English class. Their approaches were very different. http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSt2vAY4ebxlwXMZoAwbU52ERuBbQIn1McL5H1hCRKYpXiMHpwu8w http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSmf9L0dDTHG_SkmUkkOzg0ZM7PRoFu3dW-N7t2Vvk9RsM8GMNb_A
  • 4. Title Slides
  • 5. Title Slides • Lily began with a title slide that contains a title, her name, and the date. http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSmf9L0dDTHG_SkmUkkOzg0ZM7PRoFu3dW-N7t2Vvk9RsM8GMNb_A
  • 6. Title Slides • Lloyd didn’t have one. His PowerPoint began with a random slide about his topic. Poor Lloyd! http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSt2vAY4ebxlwXMZoAwbU52ERuBbQIn1McL5H1hCRKYpXiMHpwu8w
  • 7. Beginnings
  • 8. Beginnings • Lily had – a slide dedicated to her topic – a slide outlining the content of her presentation http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSmf9L0dDTHG_SkmUkkOzg0ZM7PRoFu3dW-N7t2Vvk9RsM8GMNb_A
  • 9. Beginnings • Lloyd had an example that made no sense because he hadn’t introduced his main point. Poor Lloyd! http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSt2vAY4ebxlwXMZoAwbU52ERuBbQIn1McL5H1hCRKYpXiMHpwu8w Everyone in the audience looked like this: http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRx28bv0GgoRABkzYIOb4JSMNLBCTzIc6VFUpcLiVWmsMVyhAQ
  • 10. Slide Construction http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRtciVswkn0ZT3rGljv9VlED8u9-pMFmULj3EOJISG1h4a3IHqP6Q
  • 11. Slide Construction • Lily – put the topic at the top of her slide – bulleted her text and supplemented with her speech. – used a font large enough to read http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSmf9L0dDTHG_SkmUkkOzg0ZM7PRoFu3dW-N7t2Vvk9RsM8GMNb_A
  • 12. Slide Construction • Lloyd Poor Lloyd! – forgot his title. – put way too much text on one slide (and read from it). – used a small font. http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSt2vAY4ebxlwXMZoAwbU52ERuBbQIn1McL5H1hCRKYpXiMHpwu8w
  • 13. Visual Appeal
  • 14. Visual Appeal • Lily – enhanced her presentation with relevant pictures • Cited with a URL – picked a professional design – used an plain light color for her background and a dark color for her text http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSmf9L0dDTHG_SkmUkkOzg0ZM7PRoFu3dW-N7t2Vvk9RsM8GMNb_A
  • 15. Visual Appeal • Lloyd – either had too many pictures and no pictures at all. • And (boo!) he forgot to cite his pictures. – picked a style that distracted from his topic. – used light text and a dark, patterned background Poor Lloyd! http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSt2vAY4ebxlwXMZoAwbU52ERuBbQIn1McL5H1hCRKYpXiMHpwu8w
  • 16. Wrap-Up
  • 17. Wrap-Up • At the end of her presentation, Lily summarized her main points and reminded her audience of her original topic. • She even asked for questions. http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSmf9L0dDTHG_SkmUkkOzg0ZM7PRoFu3dW-N7t2Vvk9RsM8GMNb_A
  • 18. Wrap-Up • Lloyd’s last slide read, “The End.” Poor Lloyd! http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSt2vAY4ebxlwXMZoAwbU52ERuBbQIn1McL5H1hCRKYpXiMHpwu8w
  • 19. Works Cited Slides
  • 20. Works Cited Slides • Lily cited her sources using MLA format. http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSmf9L0dDTHG_SkmUkkOzg0ZM7PRoFu3dW-N7t2Vvk9RsM8GMNb_A
  • 21. Works Cited Slides • Lloyd’s last slide read, “The End.” Poor Lloyd! http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSt2vAY4ebxlwXMZoAwbU52ERuBbQIn1McL5H1hCRKYpXiMHpwu8w
  • 22. The Moral of the Story
  • 23. Which PowerPoint Puppy Do You Want to Be? Poor Lloyd! http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSmf9L0dDTHG_SkmUkkOzg0ZM7PRoFu3dW-N7t2Vvk9RsM8GMNb_A http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSt2vAY4ebxlwXMZoAwbU52ERuBbQIn1McL5H1hCRKYpXiMHpwu8w http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSmf9L0dDTHG_SkmUkkOzg0ZM7PRoFu3dW-N7t2Vvk9RsM8GMNb_A Lily Lloyd http://www.momsbreak.com/printable/uploads/1/SmallerReddoghouse.jpg