Use a Google Presentation for a Narrative Writing Graphic Organizer

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Google Presentation Slides are perfect for creating graphic organizers for writing. The slides help isolate step by step directions for students to follow. This makes it easier for the student to maintain focus for each individual step. Google Presentations help the student to maintain organization of their ideas before writing their final copy. The teacher can link out to a Google Doc for the students to copy to their Google Drive on the last slide to the graphic organizer. This will save the student a few steps and time with getting started typing their final narrative writing. Imagine “NO” time is wasted by the student when creating a Google Document.

 Trick for Creating Link for Forcing Student to Copy a Google Doc

  • Highlight and Copy Share Link

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  • Paste Link and Highlight from Edit to the end of the link address

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  • Replace highlighted words with the word copy

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  • Copy entire link and paste to create a link on the last slide of the presentation

Google Slide Color Fill Shapes and Change Outline

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  • Insert a Shape

Step 1-2

  • Click Fill Color Icon in Tool Bar

Step 2-3

  • Then Choose the Line Color Icon

Step 3-2

  • Followed by Clicking the Line Weight Icon

Step 4-2

Not Enough Time In A Day!

There never seems to be enough time in the workday and using technology differently may provide the  extra time you need! It helps to know a few timesaving shortcuts when using your Google APPS for Education Accounts.

  • When using GMAIL you can save time by having the response E-mail go directly into a label (Gmail folder).Gmail Compose Label
  • Use preview mode when doing a visual search in MY Drive
  • Preview Search
  • Publish a document or slide presentation to a website or blog. Did you know this saves time when doing updates to the doc or slide? Thanks to share settings the doc or slide automatically updates on your website or blog.
  • Publish to a website

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