Posts Tagged With: learn PowerPoint

#26: Create a Storybook in KidPix

Before you start this project, be sure to go through How to KidPix I and How to KidPix II.

Create the drawings in KidPix for grades kindergarten and first. By second grade, you can have students insert them into PowerPoint as a slideshow for Open House. Continue reading

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#95: Teach About Inventions with PowerPoint

This is one of the most popular fourth grade projects in my curriculum. Students love the research and can’t believe how great the report is when presented with PowerPoint. Continue reading

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#67: Teach PowerPoint in Elementary School

This is a wonderful project that shows students the joy of learning and research through PowerPoint. Be sure they’re comfortable with PowerPoint by completing several of the prior projects: Continue reading

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#29: A PowerPoint Slideshow for Third Graders

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: Continue reading

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#26: Intro PowerPoint in Second Grade

Start with Project 25 in first grade. By second grade, students will be eager and able to complete the PowerPoint slideshow by themselves. They can not only insert the pictures, but add transitions, animations, animated GIFs, backgrounds and more. Continue reading

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#25: Intro to PowerPoint–with KidPix Pictures

Drawings are done in KidPix. Assign topics (me, my family, etc) for grades K-1 to reinforce the concept of following directions. With 2nd grade, use one picture for each of the parts of a story—characters, plot, setting, climax/resolution.  Mix pictures and text. Students can show these to parents at Open House or a parent night using Windows slideshow function (something they can do without assistance after a bit of practice)

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