Almost at the End by Lorena Banda

This past week was one of my most stressful and nerve racking weeks of my Sophomore year. My group, LMJY Eco-Friendly Design Company worked hard to get everything perfected. On Monday we worked on finishing everything completely and we wrote our individual scripts; on Tuesday we made sure everything was perfect before we put it on the poster and I also started making the PowerPoint for the judges to have in front of them while we presented; on Wednesday we put our poster together, I laid it out depending on how I thought it should look and everyone glued; on Thursday we practiced, practiced and practiced and we finalized our own scripts; and finally on Friday it was presentation day. I finished my exterior view on Monday so I helped everyone else on different things they needed help on.

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These are the note cards I had with me on the presentation and they were there for in case I forgot to mention something.

 

On Friday we all got there early and practiced all together, but mainly after that we practiced our own oral presentations. I practiced a lot in order so I could know what I needed to say. My job in the presentation was to start off the presentation by introducing my group and I talked about how the presentation will be broken down, also I did my main part which was to talk about the exterior view of the trailer and towards the end I talked about the Pinterest that we had.

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At the end of constructing out poster board this is what it looked like

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We added a picture of us at the top of the title and the “LMJY” part of our company name on the picture

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This is the 3D physical model that Yuvia created, which she showed to the judges at the end

I felt really confident on the poster board, all the different green materials we had for the trailer and the exterior and interior design. Things that I was worried about was that I would forget to mention something during my presentation, or that I would just freeze up there in front of the judges. Things to remember about oral presentations is to always make eye contact and practice what you are going to say.

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