Presentation on theme: "Title Student Name. TO ADD AN IMAGE: Copy the image and hit paste, or Save image and go to INSERT > PICTURE Make sure images are not blurry and are appropriate."— Presentation transcript:
TO ADD AN IMAGE: Copy the image and hit paste, or Save image and go to INSERT > PICTURE Make sure images are not blurry and are appropriate Stretch images to fill slide If you need to trim the image, go to PICTURE TOOLS > CROP
ANIMATING IMAGES: To add life to your images, you can have them animated and overlapping Select the image Click on ANIMATIONS > CUSTOM ANIMATION Select the desired movement from “Add Effect” on the box that pops up Make sure to change “Start” from “On Mouse Click” to “After Previous” Use “Speed” to change speed of the effect Click on the drop-down arrow by your animation and select timing. Put in a delay, or else your animation will start at the slide change.
TRANSITION TIPS: Under ANIMATIONS, make sure “On Mouse Click” is not checked and “Automatically After:” is checked and set to “00:15” Transitions should be fast Don’t add fancy slide transitions—the slides move so fast that no one will notice. Plus, a transition could throw off your timing
USING TEXT: Remember to avoid text unless a primary source Go to INSERT > TEXT BOX to write For poems or song lyrics, you can time when lines appear or have certain words change color using the ANIMATIONS feature
TO ADD AUDIO: Save the audio file to the same flash drive as your project; if you don’t, you will be unable to access the file during presentation Go to INSERT > SOUND > SOUND FROM FILE Select correct sound file The sound link will look like this: Click “Hide During Show” under SOUND TOOLS to hide this speaker picture Under SOUND TOOLS, make sure “Play Sound:” is set to “Automatically” or “Play Across Slides” if you want it for multiple slides
TO ADD VIDEO: Save the video file to the same flash drive as your project; if you don’t, you will be unable to access the file during presentation Go to INSERT > MOVIE > MOVIE FROM FILE Select correct movie file Expand film box to fit slide Under MOVIE TOOLS, make sure “Play Movie:” is set to “Automatically” Under MOVIE TOOLS, make sure “Slide Show Volume” is raised to full
TO GET AUDIO AND VIDEO FROM NET: Find the source you want and copy web address Go to keepvid.com Paste in web address to KeepVid In the box that pops up, choose the highest resolution MP4 you can and file destination Note: KeepVid does not work for all websites
EDITING AUDIO: Need to trim a sound clip? Download Audacity sound editor (free at audacity.sourceforge.net/)—make sure you download the right version (PC, Mac, or Linux) Open the song in Audacity and trim where desired.
עולם תיקון EDITING VIDEO: Windows: Download “Windows Movie Maker” from microsoft.com (free) Mac: Download “iMovie” from apple.com (not free)
NO POWERPOINT AT HOME?: Download the Apache Open Office Suite from openoffice.org (free) Open Impress Create a presentation and save as a.ppt or.pptx file
Sources List sources alphabetically Keep sources in MLA format When you see this slide, know that you should wrap up Feel free to add a light picture background of this slide—just make sure sources can be read