How to Make Your Parts of
Speech PowerPoint Book
By Mr. Stratton
Copyright © 2006 by Mr. Stratton. All rights
reserved. Published by Newark Valley High
School, Newark Valley, NY, ink jet printer HP
845 in Rm. 230.
Other Helpful Hints
If you work on the project at home, be sure to select fonts
that you know are also available at school.
Remember that you need to use at least four electronic
images in your book.
Consider drawing some of your own images after you’ve
reached four electronic images.
(1) Start gathering content and images for your
book and decide on a theme or story.
(2) Download and save the
POS_blank_book.ppt to “My
Documents.” Be wure to save it as a
different file name
(3) Here’s how the slides should look:
Remember that you need to use and underline at least three
nouns on the nouns page, three adjectives on the adjectives
page, and three adverbs on the … so on and so forth.
The copyright symbol © can be obtained by selecting insert
and then symbol. Then select the © symbol.
Color printing may not be an option. Plan accordingly.
(4) Use the free rotate button to rotate text boxes
and clip art. Photos from the Internet need to be
rotated 180 degrees in Photoshop.
Present Participle — 8
Pgs. 8-10 (Verbals)
pg. 8 (Present participles)
pg. 9 (Past participles)
pg. 10 (Infinitives)
pg. 4 (Adjectives)
pg. 6 (Adverbs)
(5) The parts of speech you need to demonstrate an
understanding of on each page are as follows:
(4) You need to indicate the part of speech you’re
using on each particular page. See page number
examples on page 4 for help.
Audrey finds the perfect spot for napping.
Bouncing, Pouncing, Licking, Lapping,
(9) Select images you have to reduce in size over
images you need to enlarge. Enlarging images
makes them pixilated. Reducing an image keeps
the dots per inch consistent, maintaining photo
(10) To reduce the size of an Internet photo in
PowerPoint, select the image, place your cursor
over a corner of the image, hold the shift key, and
drag the cursor toward the opposite corner. This
will reduce both the image’s height and width
proportionally. See page 7 for a diagram of this.
(11) You can also use the crop function to make
the image fit as well as it possibly can between the
guidelines of your pages. The crop button will
appear under “Tools” of the formatting palette
when you click on the photo you are working with.
the cursor on a
shift, and drag
is number one.