PowerPoint Presentation Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has a Masters of Science in Mathematics

Thinking of having your students use a PowerPoint presentation in your classroom? This lesson plan gives students a video to watch to gain knowledge on the topic, questions to consider, then provides time to create a short presentation of their own.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define aspects of PowerPoint presentations
  • explain the benefits of PowerPoint presentations
  • create a PowerPoint presentation


  • 1 hour


  • Computers with access to PowerPoint
  • Brainstorm web, one for each student

Key Vocabulary

  • PowerPoint
  • Ribbon
  • Disabled
  • Enabled
  • Drop-down menu

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.3

Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4

Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.5

Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.

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