Before starting this PowerPoint project, have students complete these two:
By fourth grade, my students are so good at PowerPoint, I don’t even teach it in fifth grade (I move on to Photoshop). They’ve learned enough to get them through school. Here’s how I do that:
- First grade: They draw the pictures and I show them how to put them into a slideshow
- Second grade: They use their own set of pictures to create an Open House slideshow for parents
- Third grade (this project): They create a slideshow about themselves with all the bells and whistles
- Fourth grade: they create a slideshow to support a classroom unit of inquiry
Here’s what they do in second grade:
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