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All About Me!
Lacy Schaffer
Allen School
Digi-Tools TR 6th Period
January 10, 2012
Slide 2: Your Name
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Check out the meaning of your first name by checking
these sites:
◦ www.behindthename.com
◦ www.babynamesorigins.com
◦ http://www.name-meanings.org/
What’s in a Name?
◦ Origin: English, German, Ancient Greek
o Meaning:
o “Wisdom" in Greek
o This was the name of an early, mythical, saint.
o This name was common among continental European royalty
during the middle ages.
o Ranked # 1 in United States
Slide 3: Your Birthday and
Historical Events
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Include your birthday and research 3-5 significant
events that occurred on that day in history.
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Include the name of someone who shares your
birthday but was born 100 years earlier than you.
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Try these sites to discover important people and
events that occurred on this very important day in
history!
◦ www.historychannel.com
◦ http://www.scopesys.com/anyday/
The Day I Was Born:
January 4, 0000
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Important Event #1
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Important Event #2
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Important Event #3
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Important Event #4
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Important Event #5
On the Day
I Was Born…
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Name and picture of
individual born on
your birthday at least
100 years ago.
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3-5 interesting facts
about this person…
Slides 4-9: Time Capsule
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Create a “mini-time capsule” of your birthday
using multiple slides that include at least one item
from each of the following:
◦ President and Vice President of United States
◦ Best Movie
◦ Top Songs
◦ Top TV Shows
◦ Top Toys
◦ Prices
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Visit http://dmarie.com/time capsule/step1.asp to
get your Time Capsule information.
President
VICE PRESIDENT
 Age
 Age
 Political Party
 Political Party
 Where he was born
 Where he was born
My Birthday Time
Capsule: Presidents
My Birthday Time Capsule: Best
Movies
My Birthday Time Capsule: Best
Songs
My Birthday Time Capsule: Best TV
Shows
My Birthday Time Capsule: Best
Toys
My Birthday Time Capsule:
Basic Prices
Slide 10: Personal Timeline
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Create your own personal timeline by going to
www.ourtimelines.com. Click on Timeline, then write
in your name, birth date, and this year.
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Create a timeline that features one event from each
year you have been alive.
Timeline of My Life
Slide 11: My Favorite Person

Use a search engine to find information about your
favorite movie star, musician, or athlete, etc.
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Try one these:
◦ www.google.com
◦ www.dogpile.com

What did you learn about him/her that you didn’t
know before?
One of My Favorite People:
Julia Roberts
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Click to add text or
picture
Slide 12: What Makes
You Unique?
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Your Choice….
◦ Tell me something about you that makes you
unique.
◦ Do you have any special hobbies or collections?
◦ Any special talents or abilities?
◦ What do you like to do outside of school?
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Be sure to include a picture or graphic that visually
demonstrates your uniqueness!
Things That Make Me Unique!
I love Starbucks
I choose not to live without coffee!
I love to run!
Missoula Montana is one of my
favorite places!
Slide 13: Two Truths and a Lie
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Two Truths and a Lie
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List three things about you that we should know – BUT
one of them will be a false. See if you can fool your
classmates!
Two Truths and a Lie
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I teach potential juvenile delinquents
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I raced jeeps and have only 3 trophies
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I was a grandmother before I was a mother
Slide 14: Goals
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What do you want to accomplish in school this year?

Write down 3 goals you have for your 7th grade year!
My
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Goal #1
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Goal #2
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Goal #3
th
7
Grade Goals

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