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Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010 Bible by Faithe Wempen

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Chapter 28. Creating a Classroom Game

IN THIS LAB

  • Creating a game board

  • Creating question and answer slides

  • Linking up the game board

PowerPoint's ability to hyperlink between slides and hide slides until they are needed makes it a natural choice for creating multiple-choice quizzes and games. You can create a slide with a question on it, and then create hidden slides for each of the possible answers. Then depending on which answer the user clicks, a different hidden slide appears indicating whether the answer was right or wrong.

The Scenario

In this project lab, you learn how to create a simple game to use in a classroom setting that tests students' understanding of the informational presentation you worked with in Lab 3.

Lab 4A: Making the Game Board

In this lab session, you create the basic game board by drawing a set of shapes and arranging them in relation to one another.

Level of difficulty: Moderate

Time to complete: 15 to 30 minutes

  1. Start a new blank presentation and save it as MyLab4A.pptx.

  2. Change the layout of the slide to Blank.

    1. Choose Home

      Lab 4A: Making the Game Board
    2. Click Blank.

    Lab 4A: Making the Game Board
  3. Draw a rounded rectangle on the slide that is 0.75″ high and 2″ wide.

    1. Choose Home

      Lab 4A: Making the Game Board
    2. Drag on the slide, near the top-left corner, to create ...

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