Tips for Creating a PowerPoint Presentation

Planning - What should I include in my PowerPoint presentation?

  • title
  • sections covering the subsidiary questions or topics which help answer the essential question
  • reperesentative graphics
  • information which is appropriate and accurate.

Creating - How do I construct my PowerPoint presentation?

You should consider:

  • slide animations and transitions which are not distracting
  • appropriate color and backgrounds
  • slide order which is logical and tells a story
  • slides which provide talking points

Try some of these websites for tips on web design.

Evaluating - How do I know how well I have done?

Check this scoring tool to make sure you have met all the criteria.