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How Do I Complete the Practice Powerpoint TCA?

This article will demonstrate the skills needed to complete the practice TCA and prepare students to take the Powerpoint TCA.

Example of Practice Powerpoint TCA

https://youtu.be/Shff63of6Ag

Slide 1

Slide 2

Slide 3

Slide 4

Create a Powerpoint presentation as shown in the video and images above. During the test you must be able to complete the skills shown below.

Follow the step by step directions shown below.

Edit the Theme

1. Select the Design tab.

2. Select the drop-down arrow, as shown above, to view different themes.

3. Select any theme with a green background.

Edit Title Text

1. Select the Home tab.

2. Highlight the text you want to change.

3. Select the Font tab and choose which font to use.

4. Select the Color tab shown above and choose which color to use.

5. Follow steps 1-4 for the title on slide 2.

6. Follow steps 1-4 for the title on slide 3.

7. Follow steps 1-4 for the title on slide 4.

 

Edit Body Text

1. Select the Home tab.

2. Highlight the text you want to change.

3. Select the Font tab and choose which font to use.

4. Select the Color tab shown above and choose which color to use.  

5. Follow steps 1-4 for the text on slide 2.

6. Follow steps 1-4 for the text on slide 3.

Slide Transitions

1. Select the Transitions tab.

2. Select the Wipe transition option.

3.  Select effect options.

4. Select the option From Top.

Duration of Slide Transitions

1. Select the Transitions tab.

2. Next to the word Duration, change the time to 1.5-2.0 seconds.

3. Select the Apply to All option.

Saving Images

Use this link if needed: http://www.byuiedtechlab.com/ppt-p-content.html

1. Right click on the image.

2. Select Save Image As...

Saving Images Continued

1. Label what to save the image as.

2. Select where to save the image.

3. Select the Save button.

Inserting Image Into Powerpoint

1. Select the Insert tab.

2. Click on the Pictures option.

3. Select Picture from File...

Inserting Image Continued

1. Select the image file.

2. Click Insert.

1. Select the image.

2. Select the option to Visit page.

Hyperlink Continued

1. Highlight the URL

2. Right click to copy.

1. Select the Insert tab.

2. Click on the Text Box option.

3. Create a text box at the bottom of the slide.

Inserting Hyperlink Continued

1. Right click in the text box.

2. Select the Paste option.

3. Press enter to activate hyperlink.

Edit Animation Effect

1. Click on the image.

2. Select the Animations tab.

3. Select the Fly In option.

4. An Animations box will appear.

5. Next to where it says Property, select From Right.

Animation Effect Continued

Follow the same steps as above.

1. Select From Left option.

Insert Shapes

1. Select the Insert tab.

2. Click on the Shapes option.

3. Select the star shape.

Changing the Color of Shapes

1. Select the shape.

2. Select the Shape Format tab.

3. Click on the Shape Fill option.

Download the Audio Clip

1. Right click with the mouse on the Sound Effect of Cheers button.

2. Select Save Link As...

Sound Effect of Cheers button is found on the Ed Tech Lab Website: http://www.byuiedtechlab.com/ppt-p-content.html

Audio Clip Continued

1. Select MP3 audio as the format for the Sound Effect of Cheers.

2. Click the save button.

Insert Audio Clip

1. Select the Insert tab.

2. Select the audio icon (as shown above).

3. Select Audio from File...

Insert Audio Clip Continued

1. Select the Audio clip you want to use.

2. Click the Insert button.

Audio Narration of Presentation

1. Select the first slide in the presentation.

2. Select the slide show tab.

3. Select the Record Slide Show button.

Audio Narration Continued

1. After clicking the Record Slide Show button, the presenation will immediately begin recording.

2. Speak aloud into the microphone to narrate the presentation.

3. When finished recording the first slide, hit the space bar on the keyboard to move to the second slide.

Audio Narration Continued

You will hit the space bar to cue in each slide transition and each slide's animation(s).

Example: You will hit the space bar to cue the picture of Lincoln  to "fly in" from the right.

Audio Narration Continued

1. When you arrive at Slide 4, say "The End".

2. Click the play button underneath the audio clip icon (as shown above) to play and record the sound effect of cheers.

3. When finished recording the presentation, hit the space bar to end slide show recording.

End Audio Narration and Recording

1. When finished recording the presentation, hit the space bar to end slide show recording.

2. When this box appears, click the yes button to save your recording and audio narration.

By completing the audio narration this way, the presentation also becomes automatic.

Created by Emily H and Mallory

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