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Sign up for a year

When you've decided on a year you'd like to do, you must sign up with the teacher (only 1 person per year).

Research

Click on the link for your year below; the page opens in a new tab. Bookmark it. Then come back to this page for the instructions as to what you should put on each slide.

1970

1980 1981 | 198219831984 | 1985 1986198719881989
1990 1991 | 199219931994 | 1995 1996199719981999
2000 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009
2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

Slide #1

  1. Open a new blank PowerPoint presentation.
  2. Pin "PowerPoint" to your taskbar.

In the first slide's title box, type out your year. In the subtitle box, type out your name and "Computers 7" and the date (month and year).

Save

Save your PPT before continuing (CTRL+S).

  1. File Location: click on Browse and go to Computer; then go into Z: >Computers 8....
  2. File Name: name it your year and your name, separated by spaces and a dash, for example 1985 - MaryS.

More Slides

Insert 7 more slides (total of 8), using the keyboard shortcut CTRL+M or the tool button (the main one, not the drop-down menu). 

Slide #8

Go to the last slide (Slide #8), and type in "The End" in the title box, and "Thank you for watching" in the subtitle box.

Slide #2: Movies

  1. Title: "Top Movies"
  2. Text: list of 5 movies
  3. Reset the slide.

Slide #3: TV

  1. Title:
    • If your year is 1999 and before, type in "Top TV Shows"
    • If your year is 2000 and after, type in "TV Shows that Started"
  2. Text: list of 4
  3. Reset the slide

Slide #4: Births/Deaths

  1. Title:
    • If your year is 2009 and before, type in "Births"
    • If your year is 2010 and after, type in "Deaths" 
  2. Text: list of 3 people - copy from the list. 
  3. Reset the slide...

So you should have 3 slides with lists and 3 blank slides...