Microsoft PowerPoint – Standard and Formatting Toolbar Primary 4 (Basic 4) Term 3 Week 6 Information Technology (Computer Studies)
THEME – BASIC CONCEPTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Sources of Information Primary 4 (Basic 4) Term 3 Week 5 Information Technology (Computer Studies)
TOPIC – MICROSOFT POWERPOINT
2. PowerPoint – Toolbar
3. Uses of Microsoft PowerPoint Toolbar
4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives –
1. identify various tools on the toolbar.
2. functions of toolbar.
The pupils can
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of functional computer with PowerPoint application.
METHOD OF TEACHING
Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.
Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
A toolbar is the collection of icons or buttons, representing the most commonly used commands.
Microsoft created such toolbars because it is easy to click a button or icon than open a menu and search for a command.
There are two (2) types of toolbars,
1. Standard Toolbar
2. Formatting Toolbars
The Standard and Formatting toolbars are the two most commonly used toolbars in Ms word, Excel, or PowerPoint.
When you open PowerPoint, the Standard and Formatting toolbars are turned on by default.
The Standard toolbar is located just below the menu bar.
It contains buttons representing commands such as New, Open, Save, and Print.
The Formatting toolbar is located by default next to the Standard toolbar.
It contains buttons representing text modifying commands, such as font, text size, bold, numbering, and bullets.
To view the entire Formatting toolbar, click the small arrow (in Word) or double arrows PowerPoint on the far right of the Formatting tool bar.
Source – GCF Global Education
LESSON 2 – STANDARD TOOLBAR AND THEIR FUNCTIONS
Standard toolbar contains buttons to allow you to perform the basic operations such as opening and closing presentations, moving and printing data.
New – Creates a new, blank file based on the default template. (Ctrl + N). Open – Displays the (File > Open) dialog box. (Ctrl + O). Save – Saves the active presentation Displays the (File > Save As) dialog box the first time a presentation is saved. (Ctrl + S). Permission – (Added in 2003) E-mail – Emails the active presentation as an attachment. Search – (Removed in 2003). Finds files, Web pages, and Outlook items based on the search criteria you enter. Print – Prints the active presentation. Print Preview – Displays the (File > Print Preview) dialog box. Spelling – Displays the (Tools > Spelling) dialog box. (F7). Research – (Added in 2003). Displays the Research Task Pane. Cut – Cuts the current selection to the clipboard. (Ctrl + X). Copy – Copies the current selection to the clipboard. (Ctrl + C). Paste – Pastes the entry from the clipboard. (Ctrl + V). Format Painter – Copies the format of the selected object or text to allow it to be pasted elsewhere. Undo – Undoes the last action you performed. (Ctrl + Z). Redo – Redoes the last action your performed. (Ctrl + Y). Insert Chart – Creates a chart by inserting a Microsoft Graph object. Insert Table – Inserts a table on to the current slide with the number of columns and rows you specify. Tables and Borders – Toggles the display of the Tables and Borders toolbar. Insert Hyperlink – Inserts a new hyperlink or edits the selected hyperlink. (Ctrl + K). Expand All – Displays the titles and all the body text for each slide (Outline pane). (Ctrl + Shift + 9). Show Formatting – Shows or hides character formatting (such as bold and italic) in normal view. In slide sorter view, switches between showing all text and graphics on each slide and displaying titles only. Show/Hide Grid – Displays or hides gridlines you can use to align objects precisely. The grid displays on the screen only; it does not print. (Shift + F9). Colour/Greyscale – Displays the presentation either in colour, greyscale or just blank and white. Zoom – Adjusts the size that the presentation appears on the screen. Microsoft PowerPoint Help – Displays the (Help > Microsoft PowerPoint Help) dialog box. (F1).
LESSON 3 – FORMATTING TOOLBAR ICONS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS
Formatting toolbar contains drop-down boxes and buttons to allow you to format the objects on your slides.
Font – Provides a list of all the available fonts (based on your current printer selection). Font Size – Lets you adjust the character size (based on your current font selection). Bold – Toggles bold on the current selection. Italic – Toggles italics on the current selection. Underline – Toggles underline on the current selection. Shadow – Toggles a shadow from the currently selected text. Align Left – Aligns data to the left edge of the cell. Centre – Aligns data in the centre of the cell. Align Right – Aligns data to the right edge of the cell. Numbering – Adds numbers to or removes numbers from selected paragraphs. Bullets – Adds bullets to or removes bullets from selected paragraphs. Increase Font Size – Increases the font size of the selected text to the next larger size in the Font Size box. Decrease Font Size – Decreases the font size of the selected text to the next smaller size in the Font Size box. Decrease Indent – Decreases or removes the indent. Increase Indent – Increases the indent. Font Colour – Changes the colour of the text in the current selection. Design – Displays the Slide Design task pane, where you can select design templates, colour schemes, and animation schemes. New Slide – Inserts a new slide into the active presentation containing a tile and a text placeholder.
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
2. Teacher displays chart showing standard and formatting toolbars.
3. Teacher organizes pupils in groups or pairs depending on the size of the class.
4. Teacher examines pupils chart of standard and formatting toolbars.
5. Teacher turns on the computer system(s) with Microsoft PowerPoint application.
6. Teacher asks pupils to open the PowerPoint application on the computer.
7. Teacher lets pupils compare identify the icons on the chart with the ones on the computer systems.
Pupil’s Activities – Follow the teacher’s instructions to compare Microsoft PowerPoint toolbars with the ones on the chart.
8. Teacher uses the chart and the computer to introduce the lesson.
Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction to understand the concept of PowerPoint Toolbars.
9. Teacher write a simple sentence on the board and guides to apply some of the icons on the sentence.
Pupil’s Activities – Type a sentence and apply some of the tools on standard and formatting toolbars.
10. Teacher uses the chart and computer to discuss other functions of standard and formatting toolbars.
Pupil’s Activities – State the functions of standard and formatting toolbars.
11. Teacher summarizes the lesson on the board with appropriate lesson evaluation.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary of the lesson by responding correctly to the lesson evaluation and write as instructed.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Week 7 – Mid Term Break and Week 8 – Lunching Microsoft Excel Primary 4 (Basic 4) Term 2 Week 8 Information Technology (Computer Studies)
Ask pupils to:
1. explain the meaning of toolbar.
2. state 2 Microsoft PowerPoint toolbars.
3. identify 5 icons of standard toolbar and their functions.
2. identify 5 buttons of formatting toolbar and their functions.
3. differentiate between standard and formatting toolbars.