Powerful Presentations

  • These are all of the resources you will need for our two day lesson about creating Powerful Presentations!

    Day 1- Modify an Existing PPT Slide

    Select one of the following ppt. slides (Related Files below- Examples 1-6) and modify it so that it is an effective slide.

    When you are finished remember staple a self-assessment rubric to the print out of your slide. Turn it in to Mrs. Baller, Mr. Burritt or Miss Pettee.

    Day 2- Create a Powerful Slide

    Choose one of the following "Big Ideas" and create a slide to communicate that idea. You should simplify and paraphrase the idea. Quotes should be left in their entirety.

    • Wind is one of several important alternative energies of the future.
    • The rain forest is a possible source for many great scientific discoveries.
    • Fast food is a major contributor of childhood obesity.
    • The United States of America is a vast country.
    • Less is more.
    • 15 billion gallons of soda are sold in the US each year.
    • It is a fact that we have better recall for visual information.
    • Young people are digital natives
    • Los Angeles is the most polluted city in the United States.
    • A plastic milk jug takes 1 million years to decompose.
    • Roughly 38 billion plastic water bottles end up in U.S. landfills each year -- 100 million every day!
    • Quotations (do NOT paraphrase):
      • "The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun." Ralph Nadar
      • "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan
      • "A room without books is like a body without a soul." Cicero
      • "The road to knowledge begins with the turn of the page." Anonymous
      • "A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men." Roald Dahl

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