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Universal preso guide 2011


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  • Your guide to creating a great presentation!\n
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  • Somebody - Big Bad Wolf \nWanted - Pigs for dinner.\nBut - What happened? The pigs hid\nSo - Wolf went hungry\nThen - Pigs were safe\n\n
  • Design your slides for those receiving the information, not for yourself! \n
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  • For the rule of thirds, imagine your space is divided into 9 squares. Things just look better when they’re not smack dab in the middle of the space, off-center it a little, like the image on the right versus the image on the left. This strategy simply makes your slides and images more interesting.\n\nWikipedia\n
  • Nobody likes boring, make your presentation visually interesting and limit on screen text to brief annotations! Practice and use printed notes if needed during your presentation, never read off of the slide!\n
  • Note: One colorful image and limited relevant text. \n
  • Own the space and take control of the room. \n
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  • Plagiarism is in short, using someone else’s ideas or work and representing it as your own.\n
  • To avoid plagiarism, become an effective paraphraser and always cite your sources of information!\n
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  • Read this article aloud with the class. Have students paraphrase the article above. Have them use SOMEBODY - WANTED - BUT - SO - THEN. Include at least one KEY quote from the article. They can work in groups of two, have them share out their paraphrased versions.\n
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    • 1. Minarets UniversalPresentation Guide
    • 2. You MUST CreateWORTHY Presentations• Your presentations need to cover all of the following core skills at the highest level: • READING • WRITING • SUMMARIZING • PERSUADING
    • 3. Relax - We Have a System• C.A.S.K • Compare - Compare your subject to something else, make analogies. This helps support your understanding of a subject. For example, if you’re writing about a story, you may inclue a comparison to some song lyrics that remind you of the story. • Attribute and Cite - Give credit where credit is due. Use Easybib to cite your sources of information and content. Students need at least four sources or citations per project. • Summarize - Paraphrase, never copy and paste! Use Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then. Think about the Three Little Pigs • Key Quotes - Important quotes, not just any quotes, but the quotes that get tot the heart of a subject. “Little pig, little pig, Let me in.” “Not by the hair of my chinny, chin, chin!”
    • 4. •This is not a good pictureto use to decorate yourEarth Science presentation.(Even though Slipknot mayresemble the Orcs fromMiddle Earth). Know Your Audience
    • 5. •Think about theassignment. What does yourteacher expect? Illustratethe topic for each slide.•Your Earth Science teacherwill appreciate this image,because it is relevant! Know Your Audience
    • 6. Follow the Rule of ThirdsThis creates a visually interesting slide
    • 7. Nobody Likes Boring A volcano is conical shaped and has hot magma inside that can shoot out of the earth and cause atmospheric disruptions blah blah blah blah blah...
    • 8. Like This! An Erupting Volcano
    • 9. Personal Presence•Stand, both feet on the ground, shouldersback, head up.•Face your audience and make eye contact.•Don’t be afraid to walk, or move from one sideof the screen to the other.•Point to the screen, but don’t read off of thescreen. Know your content.•Speak clearly and at a steady pace, not too fastbut not too slowly.•Practice in front of the mirror or people if youcan!
    • 10. About Plagiarism
    • 11. Paraphrasing•Paraphrasing means restatingsomeone else’s work into yourwords.•When paraphrasing, always citeyour source of information.•REMEMBER USE OUR SYSTEM:SOMEBODY - WANTED - BUT -SO - THEN
    • 12. We recommend using evernote instead of note cards,but we’ll show you that later:)
    • 13. Paraphrase This!
    • 14. Works Cited Wikinews. "BizarreNews.Org - Train Passenger Arrested for a 16-hour Loud Cellphone Conversation." BizarreNews.Org - Bizarre News. Wikinews, 26 May 2011. Web. 09 Aug. 2011. <>.We’ll show you how using this! Cite Information Sources!
    • 15. My Ultra Cool Works Cited Citations"» Spectacular Photos of the Erupting Volcano Under Eyjafjallajökull Glacier Dvorak Uncensored: General Interest Observations and True Web-log." Home Page of Columnist John C. Dvorak. Web. 10 Aug. 2011. < 2010/03/21/spectacular-photos-of-the-erupting-volcano-under-eyjafjallajokull/>."BizarreNews.Org - Train Passenger Arrested for a 16-hour Loud Cellphone Conversation." BizarreNews.Org - Bizarre News. Web. 10 Aug. 2011. <http://>."Google Images." Slipknot Images. Google. Music MP3 RU. Web. 10 Aug. 2011. <>."Paraphrase | Define Paraphrase at" | Find the Meanings and Definitions of Words at Web. 10 Aug. 2011. <>."Purdue OWL: Avoiding Plagiarism." Welcome to the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL). Web. 10 Aug. 2011. < resource/589/01/>."Rule of Thirds." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 10 Aug. 2011. <http://>."What Is Earth Science? |" - Earth Science News, Maps, Dictionary, Articles, Jobs. Web. 10 Aug. 2011. < is-earth-science.shtml>.
    • 16. Questions orconnections?