All About Me

Welcome to Year 7 and your first unit Computing at TES. In this unit you will get set up with your TES online accounts, such as email and TESmile, as well learn how to use the many tools you have at your disposal. Specifically, you will create a presentation introducing yourself that uses Google Slides. Your presentation will make uses of vector graphics, transitions, animations and more. The expectation is that you will come away with a knowledge of the Google tools available to you, as well as an understanding of good design principles. 

Learning objectives

  • A slides presentation from a design plan that introduces you to the teacher. 
  • Colors and style are consistent and work well across all slides.  
  • Inclusion of graphics, animations and transitions throughout the presentation. 
  • Use of photos and/or video that have been taken in class. 

Click here to view the official rubric for this unit.

Lessons

Part 1: Setting Up

In this part you will learn how to access and use the different accounts that you will need. This includes how to use Gmail, Google Drive, and which networks drives you should use for your work. 

Part 2: Google Slides

In this part you will learn how to access and use the different accounts that you will need. This includes how to use Gmail, Google Drive, and which networks drives you should use for your work. 

Part 3: Design

In this part you begin creating your About Me presentation, but before that you will take a look at some design principles and create a single slide that outlines your design plan. 

Part 4: Video

In this part you will create a video highlighting some of the key parts from your presentation.