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Expository Presentation

Make Decisions with Data

 Expository Presentation Make Decisions with Data

Big Idea

Congratulations on your accomplishments so far! You have shown that you are a critical thinker and an effective decision maker. You defined a decision, gathered information, developed alternatives, evaluated possibilities, and made a choice. You can share your successful decision making with a live audience by creating, preparing, and delivering an expository presentation. You have everything you need to create an interesting and informative presentation. Can you make your presentation entertaining too? You can enhance your presentation with images, audio, and video by learning how to manage multimedia from the Internet legally and ethically.

In this module:

  • Learn how to use expository nonfiction in a presentation
  • Outline an interesting and informative presentation about your decision making process
  • Create an attractive and easy-to-read presentation from your outline
  • Enhance your presentation by adding multimedia legally and ethically
  • Deliver an interesting, informative, and entertaining presentation

Activity 1: Expository Nonfiction >

What if your teacher asked you to explain your decision to a live audience? Expository nonfiction explains a topic in an interesting and informative way. Most presentations are one of many different uses of expository nonfiction. Learn how to use expository nonfiction in a presentation. 

Activity 2: Presentation Outline >

What characteristics make presentations interesting and informative? Effective presentations use few words to convey the most important ideas. An outline can help you decide what ideas to include. Outline an interesting and informative presentation about your decision making. 

Activity 3: Presentation Design >

When you have a live audience, make the most of it! Presentation tools provide the technology you need to create a presentation. Graphic design provides the knowledge and skills to use the technology tools effectively. Create an attractive and easy-to-read presentation from your outline. 

Activity 4: Multimedia Management >

Can a presentation be entertaining as well as interesting and informative? Multimedia presentations use images, audio, and video to explain a topic. Most images, audio, and video on the Web are copyrighted. Enhance your presentation by adding multimedia legally and ethically. 

Activity 5: Presentation Delivery >

How can you make sure your presentation is a success? Delivering a multimedia presentation to an audience is a performance—and you are the star! Preparation is the most important part of any performance. Deliver an interesting, informative, and entertaining presentation. 

Look Back >

Reflect on what you learned in this module. Are you confident in creating, preparing, and delivering a presentation? Use the checklist to make sure your tasks are complete. Use the rubric to assess your expository presentation. Talk about what you learned and how you did your work.

Look Ahead

Checklist: Before you begin, review the checklist for this module. Use the checklist to make sure that you complete all the tasks for each activity. 

See the checklist (doc) >


Rubric: Before you begin, review the rubric for this module. Use the rubric to help you understand what is important to know and do. 

See the rubric (doc) >