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Drawings and Slides

Google Drawing Overview
Sample Projects
Watch the Process
Photo Prompts

Examples of teacher created photo prompts. Poke around the two sites below and copy and paste the URLs for a few photo writing prompts that interest you into your notes for today.
Use Google Drawing To Create A Photo Prompt
  1. Create a new Google Drawing in your Google Drive
  2. Call it - Lastname - Photo Prompt
  3. Find and insert a fair use photo by using the research tool (view screencast)
    1. Click on “Tools” - “Research”
    2. Select image search
    3. Click on the down arrow and select 
    4. “Free to use, share or modify, even commercially”
    5. Search a topic, find a photo, drag it into your drawing.
  4. Add your prompt (view screencast
  5. When finished, go to “File” - “Download As” - “PNG or JPEG image”
  6. You can now insert that photo into your Google Site, Doc, Presentation, etc.
  1. Add your Photo Prompt Image to the Google Drawing Photo Prompts: Collaborative Google Slide Deck
  2. Choose an open slide and add your image.

Ideas for Use
  • Illustrated timelines
  • Warm-ups
  • Research project - replacement for posterboard
  • Comic books
  • Wanted posters
  • Replacing other projects
  • Allows sharing
  • Infographics


Lead Learner
Dan McDowell