PowerPoint by George Pilling, Supervisor of Library Media Services Visalia Unified School District firstname.lastname@example.org link For teachers, administrators, students, and all others who want to make great presentations
FiveMinutePowerPoints • Go to File, New • Pick a presentation design • Plug in your own information • Apply one transition to all slides • Print out handouts.
Preformatted backgrounds • Come with the program • are varied • pull your presentation together • add a professional touch • apply to all slides in a show
To apply a background • Click on Format, Slide Design This is a background on clipart files.
Custom Backgrounds • Click on Format, Background • Click on the lower rectangle • Click on Fill Effects • Choose Gradient, Texture, Pattern, or Picture • Experiment. • If a background color covers your print, right click on it and choose Order, Send to Back. • Choose colors that contrast.
Pictures can be imported • Here is a giant panda!!!
To add a graphic: • Insert> Picture, “Clip Art” or “From File” • Highlight any clip art you want or file you have on your Z: • ORRR….Right-click copy, (from Internet). Then go to PowerPoint, right-click paste • Remember to find LARGE images!
Colors can be changed • To change font colors, highlight and right click on • the font you want to change. Select “Font”. • Follow directions. • To change background colors, left click on Format, • Background. Click on the rectangle below the • square. Choose a color or choose “Custom Colors” • or “Fill Effects”
View the whole thing! • One slide at a time (use the slide bar) • All at once (slide sorter view) • Rearrange slides in sorter view • See the outline • See your show!
Click on slide show, slide transition, and choose a transition to apply to all slides Go to slide sorter view Click on the slide animations rectangle and choose an effect for each slide Get it ready to show
Go to Slide Show, Custom Animation. Add word-by word transitions, or even letter by letter. Add sounds Change the order items appear You can also record narration, have the show go at its own pace, record notes on the slides, and many other features.
Animation? Animation? Animation? Animation? Animation? Animation? Animation? Animation?
Highlighting a Process Draw each line as separate object. Create duplicate image and set to highlighter color and increase width to 6 pts . Set stack order, animation effects and timings.
Print it • Click on File, Print • Choose what you want to print. • The bottom box allows printing of various formats - whole page slides, handouts, notes, outline view, etc.