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Summative: Where We Are in Place and Time


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  • 1. Where We Are In Place and Time Name: ___________________ Parent Signature: _________________People and places have histories that can be uncoveredand interpreted through a variety of sources.Perspective: What are the points of view?Reflection: How do we know?IntroductionWe’ve been inquiring into how we can learn about history.Some of the learning experiences in which we’ve beeninvolved include: • A visit to the Hong Kong Cemetery • A visit to the Hong Kong Museum of History • Reading and writing historical fiction • Interpreting artifacts • Exploring and reflecting upon what can be used to inform us about history (i.e. documents, diaries, newspaper articles, clothing, art, music, photographs, etc.)TaskWelcome to the CDNIS Museum of The Past. This Museum is world renowned for exhibitinginformative displays drawn from a variety of sources, and showing their creators’ interpretation ofhistorical events. As an experienced historian, you have been asked to contribute an exhibit to themuseum.Process • Conduct some basic research on historical topics that interest you. Record your sources and begin to ask questions that can help you deepen your understandings of these topics • Decide on one topic • Construct two guiding questions that will drive your research. These questions should be open- ended and allow for a variety of responses that can be proven through your evidence • Use a variety of sources in your research and record these sources in your research organizer • Create an informative and engaging exhibit to demonstrate your understandings of your guiding questionsExpectations • Write guiding questions that are open-ended and can be answered in a variety of ways • Submit a completed research organizer • Submit a bibliography of the sources you used • Create an informative exhibit that engages your audience and demonstrates your understandings of your selected topic • Use the assessment checklist as a guide to successAssessment • Self-reflection: You will write a thorough reflection about how you progressed through this task (constructing guiding questions, researching, finding sources, creating an exhibit). In this reflection you will demonstrate your understanding of the central idea and our two concepts, reflection and perspective. • Checklist: The class will construct its own success criteria and this will form the checklist that will determine the success of your final task. Both you and your teacher will complete the checklist. • Teacher Comments: Your teacher will write a comment based on the success of your exhibit, your self-reflection and the checklist criteria.