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Happy Mother’s day
A 1st Grade Project Using Power Point to Create an Animated Card
Task & Duration
Using a descriptive acrostic poem that they created about their mothers, 1st Grade students learn how to design a card in Power Point for Mother’s Day.
3, 40 minute sessions
Students learn how to create text boxes
Students learn how to change the font size
Students learn how to change the font
Students learn how to align text boxes
Students learn how to add animations
Students learn how to do a recording
1E2b.2 - Write brief expository (informational) descriptions of a real object, person, place, or event, using sensory details. Example: Write a description of a family member, a pet, or a favorite toy (include enough detail so that the reader can picture the person, animal, or object.),
1E2b.4 - Use descriptive words when writing. Example: Use varied words to describe events, people, and places such as describing a day as a “sunny day” or “cloudy day.”
1E2b.5 - Create grade-level-appropriate writings for different purposes and to a specific audience or person. Example: Write a thank-you note to the store manager after a field trip to the local supermarket.
1 -Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
b. Create original works as a means of personal or group expression
6 -Technology operations and concepts Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
b. Select and use applications effectively and productively
21st Century Skills
Communications, Creativity, Critical Thinking
The focus of this day is to get the Mother’s name written in text boxes vertically and then to get individual text boxes created with the adjective describing their Mother.
Students will learn how to:
Save file to home directory
Create multiple text boxes
Write in text boxes
The focus of this day is to get the Mother’s name lined up with the adjectives, then select color and font size
Students will learn how to:
Click and drag text boxes for realignment –
dotted line vs solid line
Choose a font size
Select colors for words
The focus of this day is to teach students about animations and recording their message to their Mom.
Select a text box to animate
Create a recording (with teacher help for the clicking if needed)
Click on the embedded examples that the arrows are pointing at to see finished product made by these first grade students. OR you can also see these examples in the posted collection.