Group & Individual Projects Requirements & Criteria
Group Project - Imaginary Invention•Oral presentation (10 - 15 minutes)•The content must include •Purpose of the invention •Description of the invention •What it looks like •How to use it •Beneﬁt and limitation of the invention
How to Give a Good Presentation•Slides should contain only key points •Do not write a paragraph•Visual aids are recommended•Maintain eye contact •Reading is NOT allowed. •You may, however, glance quickly at your note
Grading Criteria•Unity & ﬂow of the presentation (3) •Speech & slides are in sync •Easy to follow•Understand materials well (3) •Able to explain details/vocabulary, if asked •Spoken tone & eye contact•Grammar & pronunciation (4)
Plagiarism•If the idea is inspired by other sources, give credit where credit is due•Do not copy. Do paraphrase!
Individual Project•Reﬂection on your classmates’ invention •Pick one invention, not your own•Write a 100-word paragraph •To explain what you like about such invention
Answer these Questions1. What is the invention that you choose?2. How do you feel about such invention?3. In your opinion, how do you use that invention in real life, and to what beneﬁt? •This question demands creative & critical thinking. Come up with your very own, unique answers. •Do not copy ideas!
How to Write a ParagraphExpressing your opinion towards an invention
Introduction•Mention the invention •Be brief •The invention I want to write about is Flying Alarm Clock. •Out of all inventions presented, Flying Alarm Clock catches my attention the most.
Topic Sentence•Main idea of the paragraph•Express how you feel/think about the invention •I ﬁnd the invention useful for three reasons. •The invention is the solution to my problems.
Supporting Sentences•Explain your thought/feeling in full detail •Be tangible - use action words•Be coherent - supporting details must be logical with your topic sentence •If you want to mention ﬂaws, be sure to provide how to overcome them•Use transitions •Firstly, secondly, next, furthermore, last but not least
Conclusion•Write you ﬁnal thought in the last sentence •It can be a suggestion, prediction, or wish •Parents should give their children a Flying Alarm Clock as an admission present.
Criteria•Receive the full 5 points when •Answering all three questions •Expressing ideas creatively and logically •Being grammatically correct
Don’t forget the format•Times New Roman 14•Line spacing = 2•Put number of words at the end
Due Date•3 May•Assignment must be submitted IN CLASS•Failure to submit on time results in 1 (one) point deduction per day