Google Slides Lesson- Housing Industry

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Title: Jobs in Housing Presentation

Overview:  Students will work collaboratively to create a 5-10 slide presentation to teach others about jobs in the housing industry (other industries may be substituted).  Each student will work on one job and one slide.  Teacher will email students a link to a google slides template and students will research and fill in information.

Content/Context: The students will describe jobs in the housing industry, including duties and pay ranges.  This is a low-intermediate class (CASAS 200-210).

Length of lesson: 60 minutes

Digital Literacy Standards addressed:

Review:log into email, open an attachment in an email

New: open an existing Google Slides presentation, manage text, Insert items into a presentation, resize, and adjust them (video, chart, pictures, clip art, screenshots), play a slideshow, advance through the slides, and end slideshow (using screen toolbar features).

College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) and/or Transitions Integration Framework (TIF) Standards addressed:

Reading: CCR Anchor 7: Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

Writing: CCR Anchor 2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

Lesson Objective(s): At the end of this lesson, students will be able to type text onto a Google slide, search google for images, insert images onto a slide and resize them.  Students will be able to talk to their peers about their work.

Assessing Mastery of the Objective(s):  By the end of this lesson, students will be able to organize information on a Google slide as evidenced by presenting information using Google slides.


Lesson Outline:

Introduction: As a group, review common jobs within the housing industry, including previous research into duties and pay ranges.

Explanation/Modeling: Teacher will model logging into gmail, opening an email, opening a link to a google slides presentation.  Ask the students how to find and insert images on the web, and respond to their answers.  

Guided Practice: Students will practice inserting images into slides, resizing and arranging images.

Independent Practice: Students will continue arranging their slide, adding text and more information.  When students finish, they will practice talking about the slide that they made.

Student Reflection on Learning, Closure, Connection: When students finish, they will present the whole presentation to the school’s job club, each student presenting the slide that they made.  

Teacher Notes: This lesson will follow a practice activity with Google slides where they introduce themselves, so they will already be a little experienced with the Google slide format.  

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