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Instructional PowerPoints

This page serves as a central collection point for useful instructional powerpoint presentations. Teachers are encouraged to share the ppt presentations that they use so that they may be added to this collection. Please email your presentations to
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Games

 

Math

Level
Title
Description

Author(s) - School

Elem. Addition Shortcuts Teaches how to take advantage of the commutative law by making combinations of 10 when adding long columns of numbers. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Subtraction Shortcuts Teaches a time saving method of how to borrow across zeros and gives tips to avoid common subtraction errors. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Multiplication Teaches multiplication facts by pointing out all the patterns that will help students to remember. Goes with Multiplication 2 Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Multiplication 2 Teaches multiplication facts through rhymes, stories, and word plays. Goes with Multiplication lesson. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Multiplication Expressions Teaches product, times, and how to write multiplication problems with variables, parentheses in multiplication and T-charts Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Long Division Uses mnemonic device of family to teach 5 steps of division. Example is of 3 digits divided by 1 digit using the long division method. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Short Division Teaches how to divided 3 digits by 1 digit using the short division method. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Division with 0 Teaches how to divide when there is a zero in the middle of your dividend. Uses mnemonic device of family to teach 5 steps of division Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Division with Money Teaches how to divide money and emphasizes where to put the decimal point. Uses mnemonic device of family to teach 5 steps of division. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. 2 Digit Division Teaches how to divide 2 digits into 3 digits with remainder. Uses mnemonic device of family to teach 5 steps of division. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Division Trouble Teaches how to divide large numbers such as 2 digits into 4 digits and also teaches the shortcut of covering the last number in your divisor and dividend in order to come up with a good estimate for the number in the quotient. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions I Teaches what numbers in a fraction represent. Defines numerator and denominator. Gives many visual representations of fractions using circles, objects and rectangles. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions II Teaches wholes, halves, thirds, quarters, eighths, fifths, tenths and how they are related to each other using pies. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions III Teaches greater than and less than and how to compare fractions when the numerator is 1. Visual models of each problem. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions IV Teaches equivalent fractions and how to find them. Many models of equivalent fractions given. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions V Defines and illustrates a mixed number. Illustrates the relationship between a mixed number and improper fraction. Teaches how to change an improper fraction to a mixed number and a mixed number to an improper fraction Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions VI Teaches factor, common factor, simplest form, greatest common factor and how to simplify or reduce fractions. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions VII Teaches how to add fractions with like denominators. Some answers are simplified. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions VIII Teaches how to subtract fractions with like denominators. Some answers are simplified. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions IX Teaches product, multiple, common multiple, least common multiple, and how to set up an addition fraction problem with unlike denominators. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions X Teaches how to add fractions with unlike denominators Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions XI Teaches how to add mixed numbers with unlike denominators and how to convert improper fractions in the answer to mixed numbers and add this to your final answer. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions XII Teaches how to subtract unlike denominators. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions XIII Teaches how to multiply whole numbers by fractions Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions XIV Teaches how to multiply fractions by each other Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fractions XV Teaches how to multiply fractions and mixed numbers Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Percents I Teaches introduction to percents, percent equivalents in
fractions and decimals.
Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Percents II Teaches a brief review of what a percent is and how to find
percents of whole numbers.
Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Percents III Teaches how to change a fraction to a percent. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Associative Property Teaches associative property, use of parentheses, order of operations and parentheses. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Exponents Teaches exponent, base, how to read exponents, how to convert and exponent & base to a standard number Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Exponents & Large #'s How to write scientific notation using exponents and converting scientific notation back to standard numbers. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Fact Families Teaches addend, multiplicand, inverse operation, 4 members of fact family for addition/subtraction and multiplication/division. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Mean, Median, Mode Teaches the definitions of mean, median, mode and range and how to find each in a given set of numbers. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Factors & Prime Numbers Teaches the definitions of product, factor, prime number, composite number, prime factorization and how to do prime factorization using a factor tree. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Place Value Teaches periods to trillions, expanded form, standard form, and word form. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Positive & Negative Numbers Teaches students the definitions of integers, positive and negative numbers, opposites, and how to combine integers with like signs and unlike signs. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Prime Numbers Teaches students the definitions of factor and prime. Shows the student how to use Erastosthenes’ Sieve to find all the primes from 1 to 100. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Problem Solving I Teaches how to solve a problem using an equation. It teaches how to use these 4 steps: 1 - understand the problem, 2 - decide how you’re going to solve the problem, 3 - solve the problem, 4 - look back and check. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Problem Solving II Teaches how to solve a problem using a diagram. It teaches how to use these 4 steps: 1 - understand the problem, 2 - decide how you’re going to solve the problem, 3 - solve the problem, 4 - look back and check. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Rounding Teaches how to round off whole numbers, dollars and decimals. Rounding off technique uses a four-line poem for easy memorization. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Algebra I Teaches variable, algebraic expression, evaluating an algebraic expression, simplifying an algebraic expression, addition terms and subtractions terms used in algebra, and T-charts. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Algebra II Teaches equation, equals, true, false or open equation, how to solve an equation, inverse operation, subtraction rule for zero, identity property, and commutative property Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Measurement Teaches how big are a centimeter, millimeter, meter, kilometer, liter, gram, kilogram, inch, foot, yard and mile. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Graphs Teaches graphing information from the first question to the survey, tally, bar graph, pie graph, line graph, and pictograph. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Coordinate Geometry Teaches students the definitions of grid, coordinate grid, ordered pair, x-axis, y-axis, coordinates and how to plot ordered pairs and to find the ordered pair for a given point in the four quadrants. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Geometric Patterns Teaches how to look for patterns in geometric designs using triangles, trapezoids, parallelograms, hexagons and square blocks. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Quadrilaterals I Teaches the definitions of polygon, degree, angle, quadrilateral, the family of quadrilaterals, and the sum of all the angles in a quadrilateral equals 360 degrees. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Quadrilaterals II Teaches the family of quadrilaterals, how to find the perimeter of all quadrilaterals and the area of squares, rectangles, and parallelograms Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem. Triangles I Teaches the definitions of polygon, degree, triangle, angle, and the sum of all the angles in a triangle equal 180 degrees. Monica Yuskaitis, Walter White Elementary School, Ceres, California
Elem./MS Divisibility Rules Students will identify numbers divisible by 2, 3, 5, 9, 6, and 10. Introduce this math concept with a PowerPoint show and Word handout. An Excel Quiz is included for assessment.
Lesson details
Pope Frye, Oak Grove Elementary School, Lexington, South Carolina

A special thanks goes to Monica Yuskaitis of Walter White Elementary School in Ceres, California for sharing these wonderful math ppts.

 

Language Arts

Level
Title
Description

Author(s) - School

Elem. Author Study - Chris Van Allsburg Enjoy an author study on Chris Van Allsburg! This lesson includes a PowerPoint to introduce the author and his writings as well as an Excel spreadsheet to survey Allsburg books read by the students. Questions are included for an assessment.
Lesson details
Eugenia Stanfield
Gilbert Elementary Gilbert, South Carolina
Elem. Poetry Workshop Introduces the basics of Poetry.

Tricia Huff
Lake Murray Elementary Lexington, South Carolina

Elem. Poetry Toolbox Discusses word choice, rhyme and refrain Tricia Huff
Lake Murray Elementary Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Rhyming Poems Example of a rhyming poem. Tricia Huff
Lake Murray Elementary Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Free Verse Poems Several examples of free verse poetry Tricia Huff
Lake Murray Elementary Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Folklore Characteristics Teaches about the genre of Folk Lores Teri Puryear
Lake Murray Elementary Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Genres Descriptions of a variety of genre with literature examples for each one.
Frieda and Tim Foxworth Red Bank Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Literature Circles Descriptions of student roles in literature circles.
Frieda and Tim Foxworth Red Bank Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Expository Writing A description of the process for writing instructions.
Frieda Foxworth
Red Bank Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
K-2 ABC Order Introduction to alphabetizing

Connie Campbell
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 ABC Sounds Practices beginning letter sounds Connie Campbell
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
K-2 Ai, Ay Sounds Teaches the Ai and Ay sounds in words

Darla Lewis
Jefferson City Schools,
Tennessee

K-2 Capitalization Rules Teaches the rules for capitalization Denna Stroud
and Ruth Pohlman

Jefferson City Schools,
Tennessee
K-2 Colors Around Us Teaches about colors Connie Campbell
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
K-2 Comparison Words Introduces "er" and "est" endings

Nancy Fox
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 Sentences Teaches about complete sentences Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
K-2 Conclusions Teaches about drawing conclusions

Nancy Langston
and Joanne Whitley
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 Fun with Adjectives Introduction to adjectives Nancy Langston
Jefferson County Schools,
Tennessee
K-2 Guess the Word1 High frequency word recognition

Jeannette Mulholland
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 Guess the Word2 High frequency word recognition

Jeannette Mulholland
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 Name It! Introduces nouns Project LA
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
K-2 Name that Noun Practices noun recognition

Jim Franklin
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 Name that Noun 2 Practices noun recognition

Jim Franklin
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 Sentques Practice identifying sentences and questions

Ruth Pohlman
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 Synonyms Introduces synonyms

Lisa Havely, Kim Combs and Carolyn Greenlee
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 Verbally Speaking Practices verb recognition

Carol Romines
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 Vowels the long and short of it! Introduces the short vowel sound

Mary Mills
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 Vowels Introduces vowels

Lisa Knight
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

K-2 Word Meaning Introduces multiple meaning words Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Adjectives Introduction to adjectives

Joanne Whitley
& Connie Campbell
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

3-5 The Art of Nouns Discusses the difference between common and proper nouns. Carole Whitney
and Terry Sams
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Cap-Punct Discusses Capitalization and Punctuation Project LA
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Clutter Busters How to use commas, colons and semicolons Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Types of Nouns Teaches about common and proper nouns Project LA
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Complete Sentences Explores building complete sentences Project LA
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Double Negatives Teaches about double negatives

Carole Whitney
and Terry Sams
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

3-5 Fact vs Opinion Practice identifying factual vs opinion statements

T.R.Systems
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

3-5 Figurative Language Figurative language, What does it really mean?

Donna and Susan Brown
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

3-5 Foolish Fragments Discusses sentence fragments Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Homophone Search Practice with homophones Connie Campbell
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 In Conclusion Teaches about writing conclusions Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Indent Teaches about indenting paragraphs Connie Campbell
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Inferences Practice inference skills

Stacey Dooley
and Letitia Britt
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

3-5 Lets Proofread Introduce and practice proofreading skills Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Main Idea Practice identifying main ideas

Jackie Collins
and Lisbet Gray
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

3-5 Mechanics Proofreading involves applying an understanding of punctuation and capitalization rules to review written works Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Multiple Meaning Practice identifying multiple meaning words Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Names and Titles Teaches appropriate use of titles and names Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Plural and Singular Nouns Discusses the use of plural and singular nouns Project LA
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
5 Possessive Nouns Teaches the basics of possessive nouns Project LA
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3 What Possesses You? Introduces possessive nouns

Faye Humbard
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

3-5 Pronouns Teaches the basics of using pronouns Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3 Pronouns Introduction to pronouns Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Punctuation General overview of punctuation rules Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Quotation Marks Introduces the use of quotation marks

Peggy Britt
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

3-5 Say it! Subject Verb agreement Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3 Sentence Tanglers Overview of common sentence structure problems Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Sparkle Words Choosing the best word Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Subjects and Predicates Introduces subjects and predicates

Project LA
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

3-5 Action Verbs Learn about action verbs Project LA
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Being Verbs Learn about being verbs Project LA
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Wrap-up Teaches about conclusions Connie Campbell
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee
3-5 Writing Process The writing process

Jason Lockhart
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

3-5 Irregular Verbs Learn about irregular verbs Project LA
Jefferson County Schools, Tennessee

 

 

Social Studies

Level
Title
Description

Author(s) - School

Elem. Traveling Around South Carolina The lesson has a power point presentation that provides the students with important places, people, and things they should associate with the Low Country of South Carolina.
Lesson Details
Cynthia Jackson
Oak Grove Elementary Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. 3 Branches of Govt. Describes the 3 branches of govt. Tricia Huff
Lake Murray Elementary Lexington, South Carolina
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

 

Science


General | Physical | Biology | Physics

General

Level
Title
Description

Author(s) - School

Elem. Butterflies This powerpoint introduces Butterflies Lesson Details Deborah Foust
Lake Murray Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Insects Teaches the basics about insects. Glenna Shealy
Red Bank Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Amphibians Introduces the basics of amphibians. Glenna Shealy
Red Bank Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Pumpkins All about pumpkins!

Brenda Burkett
Lake Murray Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina

   
   
   
   
   


Physical Science

Level
Title
Description

Author(s) - School

HS Electricity Developed for use in a physical science class.

Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina

HS Forces Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS Lab Safety Outlines basic lab safety procedures and rules Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS Motion and Forces Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS Organic and Biological Compounds Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS Science & Measurement Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS States of Matter A Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS States of Matter B Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS States of Matter C Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS States of Matter D Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS Thermal Energy Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS Using Heat Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS Waves and Sounds Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
HS Work and Machines Developed for use in a physical science class. Mike Bennett,
Lexington High School
Lexington, South Carolina
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

Special Areas

Level
Title
Description

Author(s) - School

Elem. Peter & The Wolf Musical Themes Introduce your students to the 7 characters in the story "Peter and the Wolf" and musical themes of each. Amy Shealy
Lake Murray Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

Games

Level
Title
Description

Author(s) - School

Elem. SC Jeopardy
(sound files: opening - final)
This is a PPT Jeopardy that reviews facts about the state of SC.
Lesson details
Additional Resources
(excellent)
Brenda Burkett
Lake Murray Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Technology Squares! Mammals An exciting way to review subject matter or introduce a new unit! This PowerPoint game can be adapted for any grade level or any subject area! You can also make additional games to provide more questions/answers. Give it a try! (This ppt. works best if you download it and run it from your computer.)
Brenda Burkett
Lake Murray Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Planetary Jeopardy Play Planetary Jeopardy
Lesson details
B.J. Cone
Lake Murray Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Millionaire Heart

Learn and review facts about your heart!
Additional Resources

Brenda Burkett
Lake Murray Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
Elem. Folklore Jeopardy Reviews Folk Lore unit Teri Puryear/Brenda Burkett
Lake Murray Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
Grade 4 Geometry Jeopardy
(sound files: opening - final)
Jeopardy categories include solids, triangles, lines, angles, and a "grab bag"! Tricia Wells
Lake Murray Elementary
Lexington, South Carolina
   
   
   
   

 

Templates

Title
Description

Associated Sound Files
You must also download these files into the same folder as the template in order for them to work correctly. Right click on the file and choose "save target as"

Jeopardy PowerPoint Template Use this template to create your own review type games for content material. It only takes 5 questions in 5 different categories and a final jeopardy question. final jeopardy | opening round
20 Questions Template Use this template to create preassessment or review type activities.  
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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