Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials Part 4

Contributor: Nichole Brooker. Lesson ID: 10976

Do you want your presentation to make your viewers' eyes AND ears pop? Get ready to dazzle them with a soundtrack and SmartArt! Learn to add audio and fancy visuals to your already-great PowerPoint!


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Lion, Otter
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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Techy Fact

Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and Apple have one not-so-obvious thing in common: they were all started in a garage. What can YOU start in your garage? Maybe you could be the inventor of something HUGE for our world that will change the way we live our lives! Start thinking! Speaking of thinking, it is time to put your brain to work and take your PowerPoint presentation to a whole new level!

PowerPoint presentations are important tools for school and — later — for work.

Before you continue on to make good persentations, take a look at this collection of lousy PowerPoint slides so you can learn what not to do: Bad PowerPoint Example, from

In this lesson, you will build on the 2-slide presentation that you created in Related Lessons Parts 1, 2, and 3, found in the right-hand sidebar. In this lesson, you will learn how to add audio and SmartArt to your slides, and learn how to print your presentations.

Watch the PowerPoint Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials Part 4 (below).

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When you are finished, continue on to the Got It? section to continue your slide presentation!

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