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Directions for assignment

  1. 1. Directions for Digital Scrapbook Assignment <br />
  2. 2. These are the objectives set for this assignment, please refer to them as you complete the project. <br />Students will search through links found on the topic hotlist to locate and save at least six key points and five photos for their digital scrapbook assignment.<br />The data students use in the digital scrapbook is tied to the overall theme of Ancient Egypt; the links used in the scrapbook come only from the links found in the topic hotlist. <br />  <br />Using the data the students collect (the photos, key, points, etc.) the students will develop and design a digital scrapbook. <br /> <br /> Students will design a digital scrapbook through one of the following programs; glogster, video (either iMovie or Windows Live Movie Maker), or a SlideShare. <br /> <br /> The students will organize their data in a structured presentation and translate that knowledge to their classmates. <br />
  3. 3. These are standards set by the National Education Technology Standards which are connected to this assignment. <br /> 1. Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and process using technology. Students create original works as a means of personal or group expression. <br /> <br /> 3. Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate and use information. Students evaluate and selectinformation sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks. <br /> <br /> 6. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, <br /> systems and operations. <br />
  4. 4. These are standards set by the National Education Technology Standards which are connected to this assignment.<br />SS.A.2.2 The student understands the world from its beginnings to the time of the Renaissance: knows significant scientific and technological achievements of various societies (e.g. mummification and the use of cotton in Egypt). <br />SS.B.1.2 The student understands the world in spatial terms: locates and describes the physical and cultural features of major world regions.<br />SS.A.1.2 The student understands historical chronology and the historical perspective: uses a variety of methods and sources to understand history. <br />
  5. 5. For this assignment you will surf through the sites provided on this <br />TOPIC HOTLIST<br />This assignment will enable to you learn through exploration of a number of websites about Ancient Egypt. <br />
  6. 6. Using the sources provided on the topic hotlist find key points revolving around the following content areas in relation to Ancient Egypt (these are just starting points to consider).<br />The Geography of Egypt: land features (such as the Nile River), landmarks, (such as The Great Sphinx) etc. <br />The culture of Ancient Egypt: What were their families like? What kinds of homes did they live in? What values were important to their culture? <br />Their Religion: Explain their religious practices. Discuss their multiple gods and goddesses. Etc. . . <br />Their type of Government: Who was in charge back then? Did they have presidents . . . Did they have a king . . How did their “government” differ from ours today? <br />
  7. 7. As you search through the websites copy the important data to a word document. <br />Be sure to save the websites on the word document as well so you can add them to your reference page. <br />After you have found all the data you plan to use in your scrapbook you’re ready to get started! <br />
  8. 8. You should be very knowledgeable on the artifacts you chose for your scrapbook, you will have to explain them to your class during a short presentation. <br />We might ask questions . . So you should be ready!! <br />
  9. 9. The next slide provides a rubric which will be used to guide me through the grading process. <br />Please take a look at it as your are working on your project. <br />
  10. 10. The Digital Scrapbook <br />The digital scrapbook includes at least one fact from each of the 5 categories given on the topic hotlist. <br />1 2 3 4 5 <br /> <br />All items in the scrapbook are relevant to the topic. <br />1 2 3 4 5 <br /> <br />The scrapbook includes AT LEAST 6 different facts and 5 different photos. <br />1 2 3 4 5 <br /> <br />The contents of the scrapbook appear to be well researched. (This will be evident through the students brief presentation.) <br />1 2 3 4 5 <br /> <br />The scrapbook is neatly executed and inviting (the student did their best work). <br />1 2 3 4 5 <br /> <br />The scrapbook meets the expectations of this assignment. <br />1 2 3 4 5 <br />The Presentation <br />The student provides a detailed explanation as to why they chose the particular pieces of data. <br />1 2 3 4 5 <br /> <br />The student has mastered the content they researched (which will be clear through their descriptions of the data). <br />1 2 3 4 5 <br /> <br /> <br />
  11. 11. Here is an example of what is expected of you if you complete a Glogster, you may use it as a guide. <br />Be sure you have at least 6 significant key points of data and 5 photos (but feel free to add in extra information, video clips, etc.) (refer back to slide 6 for starting points). <br />Glogster Scrapbook <br />Examples (Glogster) <br />
  12. 12. Create a PowerPoint with the required 5 photos and 6 key points.<br />After you have completed the PowerPoint, go to the slideshare website and upload your project. <br />To Create a Slideshare <br />
  13. 13. Here is an example of what is expected of you if you create a slideshare, you may use it as a guide. <br />Be sure you have at least 6 significant key points of data and 5 photos(but feel free to add in extra information, video clips, etc.) (refer back to slide 6 for starting points). <br />(I was unable to add my voice to this project, but all the other essentials are there) <br />Slide Share <br />Example (Slideshare) <br />
  14. 14. Here is an example of what is expected of you for this assignment, you may use it as a guide. <br />Be sure you have at least 6 significant key points of data and 5 photos (but feel free to add in extra information, video clips, etc.) (refer back to slide 6 for starting points). <br />Video Example <br />Example ( Video ) <br />

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