To Kill a Mockingbird Research ProjectAs we are reading To Kill a Mockingbird, you will also be researching a topic related tothe novel to enhance your understanding of the novel’s setting and plot. You will workon your own to research and present to the class the background material.Steps:1. Students will do research in the library as well as for homework. Students will take notes on their research and keep a bibliography of all sources investigated (notes and bibliography will be recorded on Noodletools and turned in for a grade.)2. Students will create a 4-6 slide Power Point presentation.3. Students will turn in their presentations to the teacher and the teacher will merge all the presentations into one large slide-show for the class to view.4. Students will answer questions about the class slide show.Grades:You will receive two grades for this project. (see the rubric on the back) 1. The first grade, which will count as a project grade will be based on your notes, your bibliography, and presentation you turn in. 2. The second grade will be a classwork grade for the worksheet you complete based on the class slide-show.Requirements for the presentation: 1. No more than 6 slides. 2. Each slide should be easy to view and understand. You are encouraged to make your slides fun and interesting, but be careful not to put too much information or animation on one slide. 3. Absolutely NO copying/pasting of text. All information must be in your own words. 4. You MUST include at least one photograph to accompany the information presented. The photograph should represent and relate directly to the topic of your research. 5. All presentations will be turned into Mrs. Rahmati’s HAND-IN folder here in the building.
Project Rubric8-7= Exemplary 6-5= Accomplished 4-3=Developing 2-0=Beginning Notes and amount of information collected are sufficient for timePreparation allotted to this project. Bibliography and Notes pages are formatted correctly. Information in the slide show is presented in a logical, interestingOrganization sequence which audience can follow. Students demonstrate full knowledge of assigned topic bySubject elaborating on topic with specific and accurate details. AllKnowledge information is paraphrased- not directly copied from another source.Photograph(s) Photograph(s) relate to and reinforce the information presented.Mechanics Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors.Overall All slides are all formatted adequately and neatly and with visualPresentation appeal. All directions for the project followed: 4-6 slides, use ofDirections Noodletools, Turning into Hand-in Folder, appropriate use of media center/computer lab time.Total ____/56 Grade : ____%Due: ____________ Deadline: ____________
PowerPoint Information:If you need help with starting a PowerPoint Project, please sign up for one of the help sessionsposted in room 167.Begin the PowerPoint PresentationFirst, open PowerPoint. Notice the slide and outline tabs at the left side of the screen. One slide is alreadyup for you. Click the first box that says, Click to Add Title and type the title of your presentation.Add Content to the PresentationIt helps to have all the content for your presentation together before starting. You can move the text boxesaround by clicking the border of the box. You will see a 4-arrow icon. Click and drag to move the text.Add Slides to the PresentationTo add another slide, go to Insert and click New Slide. Or you can go to the toolbar at the top of thescreen and click on New Slide. A new slide will appear and you will have two in the Slide Tab.Choosing Slide LayoutsThere are many slide layouts you can choose from on the right side of the screen. You can choose to havejust text, or graphs, pictures, and tables. Scroll down and you will see more options including having bothText and Content together. Select a slide first. Ill apply a layout to my second slide. The guidelines willappear and you can type in your information.Choose a Presentation BackgroundNow you can add a background to your presentation to make it more interesting. Click the design buttonon the toolbar and your background templates appear on the right where your layout choices were. Chooseyour background and it will be applied to all of your slides. If you want to go back to change your layoutsimply click the Back Arrow at the top of the right sidebar.View the Presentation as a SlideshowTo see a slideshow of your presentation, go to View and click on Slideshow. Your presentation will take upthe whole screen and you can use the arrow keys on your keyboard or just click your mouse to go throughyour presentation.Move the Slide Order in PowerPointIf you want to change around the order of your slides go to the left sidebar on the Slide tab. Here you canclick and drag the slide you wish to move.You can also go to the bottom of the sidebar and change the View to the Slide Sorter View. The icon lookslike 4 tiny squares. If your slideshow is long, this is a great way to move slides around. Just click and drag aslide where you want it.Go back to the normal view by clicking the small icon to the left of the Slide Sorter View button.Deleting PowerPoint SlidesDelete a slide by right clicking, and select Delete Slide.
Science/Technology/ Women of the 1930s Economic Concerns of the 1930s Innovation during 1930s Fashion, careers, family President Hoover Television, radio, roles, taboos for women, President Roosevelt’s World’s Fair (1933) the work place, wages "New Deal," social security U.S. Nobel Prize winners Gertrude Stein, Mrs. Wallis Wall Street Glenn Curtiss, Sigmund Simpson, Margaret Statistics: population, Freud, T.A. Edison, Mitchell, Jane Addams, wages and salaries, costs of Thomas Hunt Morgan Pearl S .Buck, Amelia home, food, cars, rent Golden Gate Bridge, Earhar Boulder Dam Status of African -Americans Popular Entertainment of the Education in the 1930s in the 1930s 1930s Educational Reforms: John Jim Crow laws, voting Movies, Hollywood Stars Dewey - "Experience and rights, civil rights, Dance Education" education, occupations in Radio Programs Level of education - State North and South Popular music: "The Laws Discrimination, treatment Cotton Club" Colleges and Agricultural by white people. Shirley Temple, Charlie colleges, trade schools Housing, neighborhoods Chaplin, Benny Literacy W.B. Dubois, George Goodman, Glenn Miller, Washington Carver, Judy Garland Booker T. Washington. Marian Anderson, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Bessie Smith, Lena Horn The Headlines of the 1930s: Political Concerns of the 1930s -What and Who Made the News International Relations Relationships with other Sports, disasters, "big" world leaders events, 21st amendment, League of Nations crime Hitler, Churchill, Stalin, Howard Hughes, Charles MacArthur Lindbergh, Knute Rockne, Joe Louis, John Dillinger, George Eastman