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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.

Judy Cannaday

on 7 August 2016

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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
Choose five nouns that represent
different roles you have played in your life so far.
Vivid nouns that represent your complex self
Devil's advocate
Share five strong action verbs that pinpoint
the way you move through your days.
Strong verbs to convey
your way of life
The Time Traveler's Wife
by Audrey Niffenegger
What's on my bookshelf?
“Don't you think it's better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?”
Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife
I like this book because of the way it plays with time. When I first started reading it, I was confused because I expected it to be chronological, or at least a frame story. But once I accepted that the characters and chapters jump around in time, the story unfolded at an increasingly intriguing pace.
The basic plot centers on two people who meet at different times and stages of their lives. Henry is a time-traveler, and Clare first meets him when she is six. As their meetings progress, so does their relationship, although it is hampered by forces out of their control.
Of course, I can't read a book if the characters aren't well-drawn, and this book definitely had characters that kept me involved. By the end, I cared for them so much that I didn't want the book to end.

Note: Don't watch the movie. It's terrible.
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
a short plot intro for a book that you have read recently
an explication of your opinion of the book
add pictures to add visual interest
Start with your name
Presentation Tips
Make text big enough to read
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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