1 – 1 1/2 hours
- Practice composing strategies, including annotating, brainstorming, outlining, storyboarding, prototyping/drafting, and reflection
- Develop facility with PowerPoint’s affordances
- Deliver an oral presentation to a group of peers
- Practice collaboration with a partner
- With a partner, choose a single narrative from the archive and read through it quickly, annotating as you go. (8-10 minutes)
- Discuss the parts of the narrative you each found most interesting. (4-5 minutes)
- Using paper and pencils/pens, create a rough storyboard for a PowerPoint presentation (10-12 minutes). The storyboard should describe
- Lines, themes, and metaphors that you want to focus on in your oral presentation
- Potential media, including images, video, audio, and animations that will help make your presentation more engaging.
- Take 10 more minutes to create just a few PowerPoint slides based on that storyboard, including media.
- Present these slides to the larger group (5-7 minutes).
- After each presentation, everyone should reflect, either out loud or in writing, on the choices they made and the strategies they used. (5-10 minutes)