Typing a Poem in PowerPoint II – Fish Alive!

Typing a Poem in MS PowerPoint

In this lesson, we will use Presentation Software (MS PowerPoint) to write and present a poem, “Fish Alive”

Lesson Objective: Use presentation software to type and make a poem

Open a blank PowerPoint presentation

Choose a design template

Create a introduction slide and insert new slide

On the new slide, add a title and type a well known poem (card provided) or type a poem of your own

Format the text, change font type, size and colour.

Slide 1 Introduction Slide

Slide 2 Poem Slide

The Big Picture

What have we done? We have been using MS Word to practice typing using existing or original poems

What are we doing? We will use MS PowerPoint to present a poem

Where are we going? In the next lesson, we will make a poetry leaflet using MS Publisher


1. Open PowerPoint and choose a blank presentation

2. Choose to the Design tab and choose a nice design

3. Make a title slide, include the title of your poem and your name

4. Add slide, go to Insert > New Slide > Title and Content

Write your poem

If you finish, insert another new slide (title and content) and write another poem

Success Criteria

1. I can open MS PowerPoint

2. I can open a blank presentation

3. I can choose a design template for my poem

4. I can add make an opening slide with title and my name

5. I can add a new slide

6. On the new slide, I can add a title

7. I can type most of the poem

8. I can format the text so that it fits the page

9. I can make another slide and type another poem

10. I have tried my best over the lesson and met my own target

Socrative Plenary

If you are attending the live sessions, you will be asked to tell me how you did.


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