Day 27 (6)

GOAL: Before you leave class today you will now how to:

  1. Create a save a new PowerPoint Online presentation
  2. Add new slides with different layouts to a presentation
  3. How to resize & move textboxes

RIGHT NOW:

  1. typing.com–log in to your account
    1. TAKE YOUR TIME
    2. SIT UP STRAIGHT
    3. KEEP YOUR FINGERS ON THE HOME ROW
    4. KEEP YOUR EYES ON YOUR SCREEN

COPY & PASTE EVERYTHING BELOW THAT IS IN BOLD TO A NEW WORD ONLINE FILE. NAME THE NEW WORD ONLINE FILE “POWERPOINT NOTES)”. Then get that notes file on half of your screen and actually do what the notes are telling you to do on the other half.

  1. STARTING POWERPOINT ONLINE:
    1. On the Internet, go to your Office 365 Online account 
    2. Click the POWERPOINT app (if you do not see it, try clicking the small boxes icon in the upper LEFT corner of your screen)
    3. Click NEW BLANK PRESENTATION
  2. SAVE EARLY & OFTEN:
    1. Click FILE, choose SAVE A COPY, choose SAVE A COPY again
    2. Name: PRACTICE PRESENTATION
    3. Click SAVE TO ANOTHER FOLDER & choose your folder for this class & click SAVE
  3. CREATING A TITLE SLIDE:
    1. Click on CLICK TO ADD TITLE
    2. Type your first & last name
    3. Click on CLICK TO ADD SUBTITLE
    4. Type the year
  4. CREATING A NEW SLIDE:
    1. Click on the NEW SLIDE button on the HOME tab
    2. Choose TWO CONTENT
    3. Click ADD SLIDE
    4. Click on CLICK TO ADD TITLE and type “Classes”
    5. Click on the CLICK TO ADD TEXT in the first box and type the names of all the classes you have in morning.
    6. Click on the CLICK TO ADD TEXT in the second box and type the names of all the classes you have in the afternoon.
  5. RESIZING AND MOVING TEXT BOXES:
    1. Click in the middle of the box that contains your afternoon classes.
    2. Point and click on the CIRCLE in the MIDDLE OF THE RIGHT SIDE of the text box. Drag it back so that it is only as wide as the longest item in the box. Now point & click on the CIRCLE in the MIDDLE OF THE BOTTOM of the text box. Drag it so that it is below the last item in the list. Do both of these procedures to the box with your morning classes in it.
    3. Now you are going to MOVE the box with your afternoon classes in it by clicking on the OUTER BORDER of the text box. When you POINT at the outer border of the text box, when your POINTER turns into a FOUR HEADED ARROW, then CLICK AND DRAG it so that it is next to the box with your morning classes in it. When there is a RED LINE that extends over both boxes at the top this means they are aligned at the top. Let go of your mouse. This is what you want.
  6. This slide is now complete with all its information. Notice how the slide contains only ONE topic, CLASSES, and the bulleted list relates to the title of the slide. This is how every slide should be set up. Also notice how the bulleted list contains only 1 or 2 words. No complete sentences are used. This is also how EVERY slide should appear.
  7. When creating PowerPoint presentations, keeping things simple and to the point is the best way to go. Use only 1 or 2 different font styles throughout the presentation and never go smaller than 28 points for font size.
  8. CREATE NEW SLIDES ON YOUR OWN:
    1. Create 3 new slides on your own using the same procedure as above. Pick any layout type.
    2. Use the following for topics:
      1. Activities/Interests (use only ONE text box for this slide please)
      2. My Family
      3. My Friends
  9. When you have finished, raise your hand to show me and then close that PowerPoint Online file.
  10. PRACTICE:
    1. Create another NEW PowerPoint presentation about a topic of your choice
    2. Do to this new file everything you learned today–you will add to it next class…….
  11. Write in your Word Online file for this class and share it with me again.