Thursday, November 1, 2007

Objective(s):

By the end of today's lesson:
  • Students will demonstrate their proficiency in designing PowerPoint presentations by creating and finishing their Personal PowerPoint projects.

  • Students will reflect on each step of the construction process by completing a reflection on their blog 10 minutes before the end of class.

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog)
(10 minutes)
2. Tutorial: Tranparent Boxes (5 minutes)
3. Work on PowerPoint presentations (75 minutes)
4. NOTEBOOK CHECKS pages 29-34 + stamp sheet
5. Reflection blogs

Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)

  1. What did you do on Halloween? Be descriptive. 3-4 sentences for an UP stamp!

  2. How many PowerPoint slides for your presentation have you already created? Describe what you have done.

  3. How many more days do you have left for this project?

Reflection Blog (day 1)
Title this Blog: Reflection day 1 - Get a Stamp!
  1. Was you time spent wisely today? Why or why not?
  2. What slides have you completed so far?
  3. What else needs to be done?How many more periods do you have to work on this assignment?
Friday, October 26, 2007

Objective(s):

By the end of today's lesson:
  • Students will begin working on their PowerPoint presentations using their Storyboards as guides.

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog)

2. PowerPoint Planning

3. Storyboarding (get approval for your storyboard)
4. Work on PowerPoint Title Slide
5. Exit Slip

Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)
1. Search the internet for information on the wildfires that have been happening this past week. Try to answer the following questions in 2-3 Paragraphs..
  • Where are the fires burning? Or where have they burnt?
  • How many people have been affected by the fires?
  • How many homes have burnt down?
  • How many people have died?
  • What caused the fires?
  • How do you feel about these fires?

Storyboarding
Show Mr. Aguda your storyboard and begin working on your powerpoints..
Wednesday-Thursday, October 24-25, 2007

Objective(s):

By the end of today's lesson:

  • Students will prove their proficiency in PowerPoint knowledge by taking a quiz.
  • Students will begin planning their PowerPoints by creating a storyboard/outline of the topics they wish to cover.

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog)

2. PowerPoint Planning

3. Storyboarding (get approval for your storyboard)
4. Work on PowerPoint Title Slide
5. Exit Slip

Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)
1. What 5 Objects need to be on each slide for an A in the Content Category?
2. What do you have to do to get an A in organization? (Check your rubric)
3. How many slides are required? How long does your presentation have to be (in minutes) when you present?
4. What important dates do you need to remember about this project?
5. If there is more time, please complete your grading assignment from last time (and get a stamp).

Storyboarding
Plan out your PowerPoint presentation by drawing your layout and writing what will be included in your powerpoint presentation.
When you are done, receive a stamp and begin working on....

Your Title Slide
Make sure that you include

  • Your name
  • Today's date
  • A Title for your presentation
  • A background
  • Some kind of animation
Monday-Tuesday, October 22-23, 2007

Objective(s):

By the end of today's lesson:
  • Students will know and understand the requirements of the Personal PowerPoint project by critically analyzing previous student samples.
  • Students will prove their proficiency in PowerPoint knowledge by taking a quiz.
  • Students will begin planning their PowerPoints by creating an outline of topics that they will cover.

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog)

2. PowerPoint Project Overview

3. PowerPoint Rubric Activity
4. Homework (start it!)
5. Exit Slip

Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)

1. Think of 3 things about yourself that are interesting. Share a little bit about them. (1 Paragraph).
2. How do you think a PowerPoint should be graded? If you were the teacher, what would you base your grades on in the presentation? (1 Paragraph)

Grading Assignment:
1. Click on the link and click "OPEN"
2. Watch each PowerPoint Presentation--Don't save.
3. Fill out the Grading Rubric for each example you use.
4. When completed, let Mr. Aguda know for a STAMP.

Wednesday-Thursday, October 17-18, 2007

Objective(s):

By the end of today's lesson:
Students will be able to create shapes (drawing), group objects, layer objects, modify cue times (after previous) by completing a review worksheet.


Students will be graded for classwork by undergoing a notebook check.

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up blog

2. Community Mapping (Finish and Email)

3. Lecture on Timings and Layers
4. Worksheet (cont'd)
5. Continue Notebook Check!

LONG Warm up: (MS POWERPOINT) - 20 minutes
1. Create a PowerPoint Slide that includes the following: WORD ART, TEXT BOX, BACKGROUND, and a PICTURE.

The PowerPoint slide needs to be about this class. What Have You Learned the Past Month in this class? Provide at least 4 bullet points.

you may animate this slide if you still have time.

2. Save and EMAIL it to my email...This warm-up will NOT be stamped.

Review Lecture on Grouping, Layering (cont'd) (20 Minutes)

Grouping and Layering Worksheet (cont'd) (50 minutes)

Monday-Tuesday, October 15-16, 2007

Objective(s):

By the end of today's lesson:
Students will be able to group objects, layer objects, modify cue times (after previous) by completing a review worksheet.

Students will be graded for classwork by undergoing a notebook check.

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up blog (
http://www.blogger.com/)
2. Animations, Grouping, Layering
3. Grouping, Layering worksheet
4. Notebook Check (day 1)

5. Save and Email

Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)
1. What did you do this weekend?
2. What was due today?
3. What are the materials needed in this class and when do I need to bring them?

Lecture on Grouping, Layering

Grouping and Layering Worksheet
Friday, October 12, 2007

Objective(s):

By the end of today's lesson:
Students will be able to Animate various Elements in a PowerPoint Presentation by completing a tutorial and designing their own animations for already made slides.


Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up blog (
http://www.blogger.com/)
2. Complete the Animation Tutorial
3. Top 5 Favorite movies
4. Top 3 Athletes

5. Save and Email

Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)
1. What is a CUSTOM ANIMATION?

2. What is an OBJECT? Give at least 3 examples.
3. How do you animate an object? Describe the procedure.
4. What are you top 5 favorite movies?

Finish the Tutorial

Make these 2 Slides: (Activity: Custom Animation #2)

SLIDE #1
TITLE: My TOP 5 favorite Movies
(Word Art or Text Box) - Animated
Include a background that IS NOT distracting
5 Bullet Points:
List your 5 favorite movies. -- Animate each bullet point to enter on cue.
5 Pictures: Animate your pictures to come in after each bullet point.

SLIDE #2:
TITLE: My TOP 3 favorite Athletes.
(Word Art or Text Box) -- Animated
Include a background that is NOT distracting
3 Bullet Points: List your 3 favorite athletes. -- Animate each bullet point to enter on cue.
3 Pictures: Animate your pictures to come in after each bullet point.

EMAIL ME BOTH YOUR FILES (Customanimation1 and Customanimation2)




Wednesday-Thursday, October 10-11, 2007

Objective(s):

By the end of today's lesson:
Students will be able to Animate various Elements in a PowerPoint Presentation by completing a tutorial and designing their own animations for already made slides.


Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up blog (
http://www.blogger.com/)
2. What to do when Mr. Aguda is Gone.
3. Quick PowerPoint QUIZ
4. Custom Animation part 1 of 2

5. Custom Animation worksheet
6. Exit Slip

Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)
1. When Mr. Aguda starts counting down from 5 to 1, what are the procedures? What happens if those procedures aren't followed?

2. Explain how you can insert a new slide in a powerpoint presentation.
3. Explain the 2 ways you can insert a picture into a powerpoint presentation.

Quiz

Custom Animations




Monday, October 8, 2007

Hey all! I'm out sick today! =( I'm updating this blog from home--the screen looks like it's spinning. Anyhow...I should be back in tomorrow. Today you will make another PowerPoint Slide show and email it to me for credit! Please follow the agenda.

Treat the sub well, take care of the room and laptops, and make me proud to be your teacher. My policy about subsitutes is FIRM. Don't get written up by the sub--all students written up will be given detention on TUESDAY or Thursday--no questions asked!

See you soon!
Mr. Aguda

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up blog (
http://www.blogger.com/)
2. PowerPoint Slides Practice
3. EMAIL your presentations to me
4. Free Surf Time

Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)
What did you do this weekend? Be descriptive. Did you do everything you had planned on doing? Do you find your weekends refreshing? Why or why not? (2 Paragraphs for an UPSTAMP)

PowerPoint Slides (30 POINTS - due in my INBOX at the end of the period)
You will make a 3-slide PowerPoint presentation by the end of the period. Don't waste time! In order to get full credit, you need to make sure that each slide has everything I ask for!

The Activity is called POWERPOINT3

Slide #1: Subsitute Etiquette

Include the following in this slide:
1 Word Art that says "Substitute Etiquette"
1 Large Text Box that says "What to do when Mr. Aguda is Gone!"
1 Text Box with the following bullet points:
(1) Come in quietly, check the blog, and complete the warmup
(2) Complete the assignment assigned and submit (Don't waste time)
(3) Respect the Sub and don't get written up by him or her.
(4) Anyone written up by the sub will get detention -- no exceptions!
(5) When you are done with your assignment, you may surf the net (appropriate websites only, all are recorded)
(6) Have a GREAT day!
1 or 2 pictures that depict the rules above.

Slide #2: Columbus Day
1 Word Art that says "Columbus Day"
1 Large Text Box that says, "Why we celebrate it."
3 Text Boxes that include facts about Columbus day. (Check the internet for important facts about Columbus day and include at least 2-3 sentences a piece)
3 Pictures that depict Columbus Day.

Slide #3: Your Favorite Sports Team
1 Word Art with your Team Name
1 Table (remember the TABLE TOOL!) that has your team's game schedule--(for example, www.lakers.com)
1 Picture of your team Logo
1 Picture of your team in action
(see example below)


Friday, October 5, 2007
Objectives:


  • Students will master the basics of PowerPoint by copying a PowerPoint slide exactly as shown.
  • Students will continue to become familiar with the following tools: Text Box Tool, Word Art Tool, and Picture tool.
Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog it!)
2. Quiz
3. Make this Slide

Warm up: (COMPLETE SENTENCES FOR AN UP STAMP!)



If you run into an ERROR today. Make sure you follow the links that say CONTACT BLOGGER SUPPORT and follow the instructions. Then, just email me your blog.

1. What are Handles for?

2. How do you know an object has been selected?

4. What does the RIGHT CLICK button do?

5. Describe your plans for the weekend. (Paragraph)



Make this Slide


Click here to download the Picture

Wednesday-Thursday, October 3-4, 2007

Objectives:
  • Students will know the basics of PowerPoint by designing a template slide during a demonstration as well as designing their own by following a worksheet tutorial.
  • Students will become familiar with the following tools: Text Box Tool, Word Art Tool, and Picture tool.
Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog it!)
2. The magic of Cursors, Pointers, etc.
3. Tutorial (Continued)
4. Make more slides!
5. Exit Slip

Warm up: (COMPLETE SENTENCES FOR AN UP STAMP!)

If you run into an ERROR today. Make sure you follow the links that say CONTACT BLOGGER SUPPORT and follow the instructions. Then, just email me your blog.

1. Copy and paste Today's objective and the Agenda onto your blog – (ALWAYS DO THIS FROM NOW ON!).

2. What is PowerPoint? Give 3 Examples on how you can use it in school.

3. Name the main 3 COMPONENTS of the POWERPOINT program.

4. What is a TEXT box and how do you add TEXT to your PowerPoint?

5. Describe how you would add a background to a PowerPoint Slide (check your notes from yesterday.