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Business&ITCenter21: Google Slides Essentials

Google Slides Lessons

This module provides an overview of Google Slides including themes, templates, and adding text and images to a presentation.


Unit: Introduction


In this unit, students will learn how to: start and show a Google Slides presentation, use layouts, change themes, add text and images, format text, change paragraph alignments, and update the presentation.


  1. Getting Started with Google Slides
  2. Presentation Basics
  3. Presentation Themes and Design Sizes
  4. Presentation Templates
  5. Quiz

Unit: Text Boxes, Images, Shapes, and Word Art


In this unit, students will learn about: inserting text boxes and images; copying, cutting, and pasting objects; and adding shapes and word art.


  1. Text Boxes and Images
  2. Copy, Cut, and, Paste Objects
  3. Shapes and Word Art
  4. Quiz


Reinforcement Project: Who's Who - Making a Trading Card


In this project, students choose one person from a list of well-known people in a specific profession. Students then research and create a trading card for the person. The trading card will be the traditional 3 1/2 inches high by 2 1/2 inches wide size with a front and back.

This project is part of a larger group of projects based around a single theme about well-known people. Prior to beginning any of the projects, students need to generate a list of well-known people in a profession or area of life.


  1. Making a Trading Card