Prezi is a great alternative to Powerpoint presentations in your classroom. These presentations feature fluid animation that captures your students' attention. Overall, I have found these presentations to be far more effective than a standard presentation in my classes.
Here is a link to a shortened, preview version of the Prezi. Please copy and paste the following link into your browser for a preview of animation:
This particular prezi is an introductory presentation for MLA research papers. The presentation discusses the importance of writing strong, divided thesis statements. The presentation includes tips for writing thesis statements as well as several examples of weak and strong thesis writing.
To play the full Prezi, simply download the zip file and extract to your computer. You will be able to play the prezi without any software or prezi account.