This week was all about working on our Pecha Kucha presentations. My topic that I chose to explore was love and finding a place where you belong. I read Jane Eyre and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. I thought each book was pretty decent and definitely had a lot to do with the theme I chose. For the project we needed outside sources as well and I decided to use artwork (the picture above), a poem about belonging, and the book Black Boy by Richard Wright. These all helped enhance the point I was trying to get across. We learned this week that the images we use will really help tune in the audience, how much time we should spend on our slides, and how to effectively get out opinions across in just over three minutes.
I am very proud of the slides I have created. I used pictures that were all painted or drawn for the most part to give it the same feel throughout. I think I am becoming better at designing how a presentation should look. The hardest part was what I was going to say during my time because I felt like I had too much information that I was trying to cram in. Eventually I was able to shorten my thoughts and only say exactly what I thought needed to be said in order for my presentation to be effective.