Enhance your PowerPoint with Animations and SmartArt
This activity goes over 2 features of Microsoft PowerPoint - Animations and SmartArt. Students practice using these features by creating an animated presentation with a timeline. They can then practice presentation skills by sharing their presentation with the class!
Could be used in a technology class or adapted for other topics. Have your students create timelines for stories, historical events, and more!
Aligned to the following Massachusetts Technology Literacy Standards, grades 6 through 8
-G6-8: 1.24 Create a multimedia presentation using various media as appropriate (e.g., audio, video,
-G6-8: 3.4 Independently use appropriate technology tools (e.g., graphic organizer) to define problems
and propose hypotheses.
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