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Here students create a state history PowerPoint presentation


Computers & Internet, Social Studies  


9, 10, 11, 12  

Title – State History PowerPoint Presentation
By – John Skaggs
Primary Subject – Social Studies
Secondary Subject – Computers & Internet
Grade Level – 9-12


    This lesson teaches students about the past and present situations your state contends with.

Michigan Content Standards:

      1.1 Time and Chronology


      1.2 Comprehending the Past


    5.1 Information Processing –

      Technology Standard –

        Use a Variety of Technology Resources


  • Computer
  • Internet
  • Microsoft Power Point


  • Each student will make a PowerPoint presentation with a minimum of 10 slides.
  • Each slide must include a picture and have a slide transition and background color.
  • The slides must give details about the history of your state.
  • The students will be instructed to “Be creative!”


    The learning will be measured by how well the PowerPoint presentations look and on the quality of the information on the slides.


    After this assignment, your students will have a better understanding of how to use PowerPoint as well as a better understanding of the history of your state.

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