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Introduce yourself!

Instructions for creating a Prezi presentation to introduce yourself to the class. This will include a short book talk.
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Judy Cannaday

on 14 August 2018

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Transcript of Introduce yourself!

Introduce
yourself!

Using each letter of your name, choose an adjective that begins with the letter. Avoid cliches or obvious adjectives; look for words that precisely describe you. Minimum of 5 letters.
Adjectives that describe your personality
Compulsive
Autonomous
Non-nomadic
Necessary
Absorbed
Didactic
Angelic
Youngish
Choose five nouns that represent
different roles you have played in your life so far.
Vivid nouns that represent your complex self
Motivator
Catalyst
Devil's advocate
Sympathizer
Musician
Share five strong action verbs that pinpoint
the way you move through your days.
Strong verbs to convey
your way of life
Encourage
Bustle
Read
Wander
Troubleshoot
Lincoln in the Bardo
by George Saunders
What's on my bookshelf?
"It begins, like so many simpler books before it, with a party. And with a death."
from "Letting Go Is The Hardest Thing For 'Lincoln In The Bardo'" by Jason Sheehan, npr.org
Bardo - an in-between place
Characters - Abraham Lincoln, Willie Lincoln
ghosts who are almost dead
but don't realize it
soldiers, children, rapists, virgins, drunks, slaves
Based on historical events - death of Willie,
his father's grief
1862
Structure - very unusual - but it all works
conversations
different voices
different fonts
history lessons
journals
My opinion?
I loved it, once I figured out how to read it.
ebook - hard copy
Characters - my favorite in any book
intriguing



OK, let's recap what you're supposed to do.
at least 5 adjectives that describe you.
use the letters of your name
be precise
5 nouns that represent the roles you play
5 strong verbs to pinpoint how your life moves
Title, author, book cover
a short plot intro for a book that you have read recently
your opinion of the book
Start with your name
Judy
Cannaday
Presentation Tips
Make text big enough to read
No complete sentences
Text is starting point for your talking points
Don't include too many words in one view or text box
Avoid too much zooming - it can cause motion sickness in viewers
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