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Level 10

Presentations



Level 10

Presentations

  • Use Powerpoint
  • Need to present (not read) your presentation
  • Need to listen to 75% of the other presentations that will be given in the class
  • For the layout of the slides, see this Example
    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 Term paper structure
        • Introduction
        • Summary of Film
        • Method
        • The Eight Analysis papers (Theories/ Devices)
        • Conclusion
        • Works Cited
    2. Words per frame
      • No less than 5 words; no more than 30 words
    3. Bullets
      • Only use bullets if you have more than one item in a list
      • Do not center the text with bullets; bullets should be vertically in a line.
      • DO NOT use hyphens as bullets: Use hyphens only to connect two words
    4. Quotes
      • Use all eight quotes from the Theory parts of your MLA paper
      • ONLY have your intro sentence and the quote on these slides.
      • Read to us that intro sentence and quote immediately.
    5. Works Cited
      • Need 8 sources in Works Cited (those from the small theory papers)
      • Cram Works Cited onto one slide. Do not worry about using hanging indents
      • For the Works Cited page, ignore the 3x3 post-it rule (see below)
    6. No full sentences
      • Use fragmented bullet points
      • (except for quote slides, which need to be full sentences and quotes)
    7. No Reading at us
      • The only time you should, and must, read is on the quote slides
    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. Running TOC
      • Create a Table of Contents for the Body slides
      • Not for the title slide
      • See example at top of page
    10. Font sizes and colors
      • 2/2 rule
      • At all times try to restrict font types to one or two types throughot the powerpoint
      • At all times try to restrict color of fonts to one or two colors throughout the powerpoint
    11. Images
      • Images must pertain to the subject or theory of the slide
      • Every frame must have one image, either as part of the template or as an embedded image.
      • Do not use the same image for every slide; if your template is the same image, you'll need unique images for each slide
    12. Sound effects
      • None. Don't use them.
      • You may use videos with sound
    13. Slide Transitions
      • Things appear, things disappear. That's it.
    14. Spelling
      • Spelling errors for words that powerpoint would have caught with its spellchecker
    15. 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.
    16. People's Names