Lesson 3: Slide presentations

Children learn about some of the features of a slide presentation program and how to create fun and interesting presentations

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand how to create effective presentations

National curriculum links

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Understand computer networks, including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the World Wide Web, and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration
  • Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information
  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

For pupils needing extra support: Provide bulleted information around the topic they are presenting about. Consider pairing with more able pupils

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Encourage them to explore Google Slides and see what else they can use to make their slides more interesting.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

Created by:
Cat Lamin,  
Computing specialist
Cat was a committed primary school teacher for twelve years. After starting her independent consultancy ‘Crossover Solutions’ she has travelled to Argentina, Brazil and America to share her wealth of knowledge of computer science with other teachers. Her enjoyment for…
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