Standards & Software

Tool-based Software and Sunshine State Standards

Presentation Software

The software programs listed here are just a few of many available presentation software programs on the market that are designed to help you create multimedia presentations and web pages.

Software
Description
License
Platform
Power Point Multimedia presentation tool Commercial Mac/Win
Keynote Drag and drop presentation software Commercial Mac
Apple Works Multimedia presentation tool Commercial/Trial Mac

The varied capabilities of presentation software include, but are not limited to the following: special effects in transitions from slide to slide, text animation in slide show, background themes, templates for business forms, home finance tools, labels, envelopes, catalogs, menus, planner lists, graph paper, writing toolbox for journals and reports, multi-columns, 3D charts, tables with calculations, save as web page, import art and photos. The presentation tools can be used across the curriculum and in varied grade levels.

Sample Lesson Plans

The following sample lesson plans provide a general idea on how the presentation software tool can be integrated in a content area and grade level. Although there may not be an example for every content area or at every grade level, the lessons from one content area or grade level can often be adapted to another due to its open-ended approach.

Grade Levels K-2

Language Arts

Grade Levels 3-5

Arts: Theater

Arts: Visual Arts

Language Arts

Grade Levels 6-8

Arts: Theater

Arts: Visual Arts

Language Arts

Grade Levels 9-12

Arts: Visual Arts

ESOL

Language Arts