Technology in Action
Integrating Technology

Title: C
reate a Game
Developed by Jan Wohlschlag

Content Area: P.E.

Grade Level:  6

Materials/Resources (Including Software): Microsoft PowerPoint, PowerPoint Help Sheet, presentation equipment

Technology Focus:

 

Word Processing

 

Spreadsheet

 

Database

 

Web Page

X

Multimedia Presentation

 

Graphical Organizers

X

Internet

 

 Other

Skills Included in Lesson

Timeline: three 45 minute class periods

TEKS:
Subject Area - 116.22.2(A, B, C),  116.22.5(A), 116.22.6(A, B) 116.22.7(A, C, E, F)
Technology Applications - 126.12.1(A, E, F, H), 126.12.2(A), 126.3(B), 12612.7(D), 126.12.10(A, D), 126.12.11(A, B)

Objective: 
The students will develop their own P.E. game and present it using multimedia software.

Procedures:
Before coming to the Computer Lab

  1. Have the students create their own game complete with written rules, procedures and equipment.  Include where their game should be played and what skills will be needed to be successful in their game.
  2. Download and make student copies of the PowerPoint Help Sheet.

In the Computer Lab

Getting Started

1.   Open Microsoft PowerPoint by going to Start > Programs > Microsoft PowerPoint.

2.   Click From Design Template in the Task Pane on the right. 

3.   Go to File > Save as.

4.   Click in the Save in box and choose Students on MISD.  Double-click the student's folder.

5.   In the File name box, type Game and click Save.

Slide Layouts

1.     Scroll through the layout designs and make a choice.

2.     Click the desired layout.

3.  Use the PowerPoint Help Sheet to create the presentation.  There should be at least 5 slides in the presentation. Included in these should be:

A.   Title slide -- name of the game

B.   Description of the game.

C.   Procedures and rules of the game -- Include scoring if it applies

D.   Equipment needed for the game and the type of play area needed -- ex. Gym, field

E.   Skills needed for the game.

Assessment: 

 

Criteria

Possible Points

Points Earned

Slide designs

15

 

Creativity of game

10

 

Rules and procedures

25

 

Description of game

25

 

Completion of each slide and information needed.

25

 

Total

 100

 

 

Modifications:
Students may work in pairs or groups of up to 4

Extensions:
Create different levels of play according to skill level

Additional Resources/Websites:

www.PECentral.org

Midway Instructional Technology Specialists
12/21/2007