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1 Publishing Ideas for the Classroom Presented by: Jill Esquivel

2 Purpose To provide different ideas for publishing many of the activities found in the comprehensive curriculum To show different ways to use PowerPoint other than just for presentations – its all in the printer settings To show cool things you can do with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

3 Accordion Books Students research a topic and prepare a report or write a story. They create a PowerPoint presentation then print the slides and create the book. Directions

4 Animated 3-D Text Use available online resources to enhance presentations and web sites. 3D TextMaker Cool Text

5 PowerPoint Animated Border Add something special to PowerPoint opening slide Can be time consuming Require entire presentation be completed before adding special effects Directions

6 Animated Graphics Add excitement to presentations Require entire presentation be completed before adding special effects Directions

7 Bookmarks Research a topic –Famous people –Book Reports –Autobiography Show students how to use bookmark template Print 4 bookmarks Great for student exchanges, parent night Sample

8 Candy Bar Templates Publish poetry Recognize special efforts Say thank you Parent gifts – Christmas, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Grandparents Day Templates

9 For Additional Templates Do an Internet search for free templates

10 Filling Word Art or Auto Shapes with Graphics Can be done in any Word or PowerPoint document Different way to illustrate various concepts: –Weather terms –Landforms –State names –Famous places –Famous People

11 Filling Word Art with Graphics

12 Flip-Ups/Flippers Good for displaying –Figures of speech –Riddles –Math activities –Various research topics –Writing activities

13 Hats Off to… Create a pyramid report on a paper hat about: –Scientists –Explorers –Mathematicians –Americans –Elements Template

14 Mini Books Explain and give examples –Equivalent ractions –Geometric shapes –Elements –Various cycles –State facts

15 Mouse Overs Create hotspots on a diagram or map Move the mouse over the hotspot and information about that area appears Parts of a Flower

16 Paper Chain of Events Use for events that follow a sequence –Body systems (cardiovacular, digestive, etc.) –Systems of the earth (water cycle, how a seed becomes a plant, etc.) –Government systems (how a bill becomes a law, how the president is elected) –Story, book, or movie plot –How-to steps –Math concepts

17 Shape Poems Short poems Word associations Sample

18 Digital Storytelling Use PhotoStory to create digital stories. –Use digital images, clip art, scanned images, etc. as illustrations Can zoom in and out on portions of pictures Can pan a picture –Put words into a PowerPoint document Save as a jpeg (each slide is saved as separate picture) Insert into PhotoStory Sample

19 Turn Off Word Task Pane Select Tools Options Click the View tab Remove the check from the Startup Task Pane option Click OK

20 Disable the Drawing Canvas Select Tools Options Click the General tab Remove the check from the Automatically create drawing canvas when inserting AutoShapes Click OK

21 Change How Clip Art/Pictures Come In Select Tools Options Click on the Edit tab In the Insert/paste pictures as section, select any option other than In line with text Click OK

22 Change Spelling/Grammar Check Settings Select Tools Options Click on the Spelling & Grammar tab Remove the check in the Check spelling as you type and Check Grammar as you type boxes Click OK

23 Setting the Default Font Select Format Font Select the Font, Font Style, Size, Font Color, etc. Click the Default button in the lower- left corner Click OK

24 Changing Margins & Page Orientation Select File Page Setup Set desired margins Select Portrait or Landscape Click OK

25 Adding Words to the Dictionary Right click on the word with the red wavy line beneth it Select Add to Dictionary

26 Alphabetizing Lists Type the list Select the list (highlight it) Select Table Sort Select Ascending or Descending order Click OK Items can alse be sorted in a table.

27 Box in Text Highlight the text Select Format Borders and Shading Select the Setting, Style, Color and Width of the border Make sure Text is selected in the Apply to: section Click OK

28 Boxing in a Paragraph Highlight the paragraph Select Format Borders and Shading Select the Setting, Style, Color and Width of the border Make sure Paragraph is selected in the Apply to: section Click OK

29 Creating Drop Caps Highlight the first letter of a paragraph Select Format Drop Cap In the Position section, select Dropped or In margin Set the number of Lines to drop Set the Distance from text Click OK Example

30 Adding a Page Border Select Format Borders and Shading Click the Page Border tab Select a Setting, Color, Style and Width Click OK

31 Adding Border Art Around a Page Select Format Borders and Shading Click the Page Border tab In the Art section, click the down-pointing arrow Select the desired border Set the width Click the Options button Click the down arrow under Measure from and select Text Click OK


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