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INTRODUCING POWERNOTES The Power of  PowerNotes PowerNotes  is a dynamic presentation tool that supports and enhances Texa...
INTRODUCING POWERNOTES The Power of  PowerNotes <ul><li>an interactive blend of images and text for preteaching skills </l...
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Texas Literature introduction

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Holt Publications provided introduction to the study and anthology of American Literature.

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Texas Literature introduction

  1. 1. About PowerNotes Introducing PowerNotes Navigating PowerNotes Getting Started Printing Slides Customizing Slides
  2. 2. INTRODUCING POWERNOTES The Power of PowerNotes PowerNotes is a dynamic presentation tool that supports and enhances Texas Essential Course of Study lessons in Holt McDougal Literature. This DVD-ROM includes: <ul><li>opportunities for whole-class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>discussion of the “big questions” that introduce each lesson </li></ul></ul><ul><li>high-interest video trailers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>designed to introduce selections, build background, and motivate students to read literature </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. INTRODUCING POWERNOTES The Power of PowerNotes <ul><li>an interactive blend of images and text for preteaching skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>featured on Before Reading pages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>previews of lesson vocabulary words, including audio pronunciations </li></ul>
  4. 4. The main menu clearly identifies lesson presentations and video trailers. Navigating PowerNotes
  5. 5. Lesson presentation menus feature links to different sections within the lesson. Navigating PowerNotes
  6. 6. Buttons in the bottom frame allow you to move easily within and among presentations. Navigating PowerNotes
  7. 7. Color-coded tabs clearly indicate the beginning and end of each section within a presentation. Navigating PowerNotes
  8. 8. Click arrows prompt you to click again (anywhere on the slide) to reveal additional content. Navigating PowerNotes
  9. 9. Motivational video trailers are embedded within the presentations. Click the title to play each trailer. Navigating PowerNotes
  10. 10. Click audio icons to hear the pronunciations of vocabulary words. Navigating PowerNotes
  11. 11. Getting Started: Prepare Your Materials Before you use PowerNotes with a class: <ul><li>Check your equipment. Make sure your </li></ul><ul><ul><li>computer and projector work properly together. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Preview the presentations. Click through </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to get comfortable with navigation, as well as to review presentation content. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Revise the presentations as you see fit. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Getting Started: Prepare Your Class Before you use PowerNotes with a class: <ul><li>discuss note taking with your students. </li></ul><ul><li>encourage students to jot down important </li></ul><ul><ul><li>words and phrases. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>discourage students from copying down </li></ul><ul><ul><li>every word on a slide. </li></ul></ul>
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  15. 15. Printing Slides To print more than one slide per page: <ul><ul><li>In the Print What section </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>select Handouts. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose the number of slides per page. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Printing Slides To ensure that slide text prints, choose the Pure Black and White print option.
  17. 17. Customizing Slides To tailor presentations to the abilities and interests of your students or to your teaching plan: <ul><ul><li>add, delete, edit, or reorganize slides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>add images, audio, or video clips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>change animation on slides </li></ul></ul>Click Customize on the main menu for detailed information on customizing PowerNotes. <ul><ul><li>change slide backgrounds </li></ul></ul>

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