Composition 2 Presentations

  1. Structure
    • A Title Page will be the first page, and a Works Cited page will be the last page
    • Cover all parts of the MLA Research paper structure
      • Introduction
      • Summary of Film
      • Method
      • The Eight Analysis papers (Theories/ Devices)
      • Conclusion
  2. Words per frame
    • No less than 5 words; no more than 30 words
  3. Hyphens
    • Use hyphens only to connect two words
    • DO NOT use hyphens as bullets
  4. Quotes
    • Use the six quotes from the Theory parts of your MLA paper
  5. Works Cited
    • Need 6 sources in Works Cited
    • Note: Prezi will not create hanging indents; use extra spacing between sources
  6. Templates
    • Overall template must relate to the topic/subject of your paper
    • IGNORE THAT --> Do not use templates that simply move from one slide to the next, such as Power Point does
    • IGNORE THAT --> Choose a template that embeds one frame within another frame
  7. No full sentences
    • Use fragmented bullets
    • (except sentences that set up quotes and quoted material)
  8. Subheads
    • Each frame should have a two part subhead, which gives the section of the paper and a descriptive title to what that particular slide covers
      • Example
      • Analysis: The Trope of the Lone Wolf.
  9. Counter
    • Create a counter for each page
      • Example
      • such as 1/15 2/15 etc. or pg.1 of 15 pg.2 of 15 etc.
  10. Font sizes and colors
    • 2/2 rule
    • Restrict font types to one or two types
    • Restrict color of fonts to one or two colors
  11. Images
    • Images must pertain to the
    • Every frame must have one image, either as part of the template or as an embedded image.
  12. Sound effects
    • None. Don't use them.
  13. Spelling
    • Spelling errors
  14. Clarity of text
    • Post-It Note Test
      • Hold a 3" x 3" Post-It note at arm's length and step back from your PC until the Post-It is the same size as the screen. If you cannot read the screen clearly, the font size or font color (compared to the background) needs changed.
  15. People's Names