Slideshow Guide for “Heisler’s Grammar Book” Third Grade Using Microsoft Power Point
Please refer to Ms. Heisler’s Camera Guide when taking photos for this project. Download your photos and save them in a computer folder Be sure to write down the name of your folder. On return visits to the computer, click on the following to locate your photos:
Start menu (bottom left in green)
Find your student file
Starting Power Point
To open Power Point, click on the following:
Start menu (bottom left in green)
Microsoft Power Point (You will now see a blank slide layout, where you will be creating and editing)
Click on format and slide layout to choose where you want to place text boxes, lists, photos, etc. You can test the layouts by clicking on them.
A background theme can be added by choosing slide design. Click on format and slide design. Simply click on the desired effect. You can test the designs by clicking on them.
Add a new slide
To add a slide, click insert from the toolbar and click on new slide. Please note this is #2 in the picture below.
Moving from slide to slide
One way is to click on the thumbnail version (small) on the left side of your screen.
Another way is to use the up and down arrows on either the screen or on the keyboard.
Add text to a slide
To add text to a slide, click on the text box and type. You can adjust font, color, size, alignment by using the toolbar.
Delete a slide
To delete a slide, click on the thumbnail version of the slide (on the left) and press the delete key.
To view your slideshow
To view the show, click on slide show and click view show. Click the mouse to move through the slides. You can end the show by right clicking the mouse and choosing the end show option.
Insert your photo
In a previous slide, you were instructed as to how to locate your photos. Once you locate the photo that you are using, click copy and then paste it into the spot where you want it on the slide.
You can move the photo by dragging it.
If you wish to re-size the photo, right click on the mouse, click on format picture, choose size and adjust height and width.
Insert clip art
Choose insert from the toolbar. Click on picture and then clip art.
A search menu will appear. Type a keyword and click search.
When you find the clip you like, double click on it. It will appear in your slide, however, you may have to move and/or adjust it. You may do so by following the same directions as you would for a photo.
The following slides are examples of what a third grade student might create for our class grammar book. The first picture is a photo, and the other two were found using clip art.
Pair -two similar or associated things
Pear -a fruit of a tree that typically has a pale green or brownish skin
Have you seen my pair of black flip flops?
Pears are my favorite fruit!
Look, it is a pair of pears !
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Lengel, Jim (2009). Teaching with Technology: How to Make a Slide Show with Power Point. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from http://www.powertolearn.com/articles/teaching_with_technology/how_to_make_a_slide_show_with_powerpoint.shtml .
Microsoft Office Online, Help and How To (2009). Training Power Point 2003. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from http:// office.microsoft.com/training/Training.aspx?AssetID =RC011298761033&CTT=6&Origin=RC011298761033 .