It’s important to show appreciation when someone helps you, makes an extra effort,or does their job well. Saying thank you communicates that you value the time and effortthat person took to make your life a little better. Expressing gratitude builds a stronger,more supportive community for everyone. In this lesson you created a digital thank-youcard using Google Slides to show your appreciation. A digital presentation is flexible, easy toupdate, and customizable. Using a digital presentation to create your thank-you cardallows you to personalize your thank you message. You customized your digital card to reflectyour personality too. Because you created your thank-you card with a digital presentationyou were able to easily share your thank-you message online.
First, you chose a theme and wrote a title and subtitle.
Next you added multiple slides to the presentation.
On each slide you wrote a short sentence or phrase so that your message would unfold asthe person you are thanking views the digital card.
Then, you previewed your presentation and made changes.
Finally, you published your presentation to the web and shared it with the person youare thanking.
Saying thank you recognizes that someonecontributed to your wellbeing, acted with kindness, or did something positive for yourschool and your community.
Taking time to say thanks is a simple yet effective way to acknowledge and show respect.
But saying thank you is not the only reason to create a digital card. You can create adigital card for any occasion, such as a birthday, a holiday, a get well message, a message ofencouragement, or just to say you miss someone.
Plus, slideshows are a useful way to communicate a variety of messages. You might create aslideshow to present a topic you’ve researched for school or work, report on a book you’veread, or show class pictures from a field trip.
Have fun communicating with others using slideshows!
1. Introduction to Show Appreciation with Google Slides
2. Choose a Subject and a Theme
3. Plan Your Message and Add Slides
4. Finish Your Message and Preview Your Slideshow
5. Publish Your Presentation to the Web
6. Show Appreciation with Google Slides Wrap-Up
8. Extensions: Show Appreciation with Google Slides