Social Studies 8 th  Grade Exit Project
Three Parts <ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Written Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation with Graphics </li></ul>
Activities/Skills <ul><li>Identify an area of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a research question </li></ul><ul><li>Pre...
Activities/Skills <ul><li>Note-taking </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing notes and info </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging in writing pr...
Step One <ul><li>Choose a topic/subtopic.  </li></ul><ul><li>Topic (WW1, WW2, Progressive Era, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Subt...
Step Two <ul><li>Do your research. </li></ul><ul><li>Use at least 3 different resources. </li></ul>
Step Three <ul><li>Write Research Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum – 6 pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Page 1 – Title Page </li...
Step Four - Presentation <ul><li>Oral Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>5-10 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>“Teach” your classmate...
The Presentation <ul><li>Visuals… </li></ul><ul><li>Posters, diagrams, timelines, maps, charts, graphs, movies, etc. </li>...
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Exit Project Overview

  1. 1. Social Studies 8 th Grade Exit Project
  2. 2. Three Parts <ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Written Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation with Graphics </li></ul>
  3. 3. Activities/Skills <ul><li>Identify an area of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a research question </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing a plan for research </li></ul><ul><li>Create a project timeline & carry out plan </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying, locating, and using a variety of quality resources and materials </li></ul><ul><li>Reading critically </li></ul>
  4. 4. Activities/Skills <ul><li>Note-taking </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing notes and info </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging in writing process (Draft, Edit, Revise) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for use of graphics/visuals </li></ul><ul><li>Develop oral presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Create speaking notes/script </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation skills </li></ul>
  5. 5. Step One <ul><li>Choose a topic/subtopic. </li></ul><ul><li>Topic (WW1, WW2, Progressive Era, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Subtopic – more specific (Ex. If WW1 – Trench warfare) </li></ul><ul><li>Generate a research question. (Ex. What conditions led to the US getting involved in WW1?) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Step Two <ul><li>Do your research. </li></ul><ul><li>Use at least 3 different resources. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Step Three <ul><li>Write Research Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum – 6 pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Page 1 – Title Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Page 2 – Research Focus Question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Page 3, 4, 5 – Information you learned from your research and written IN YOUR OWN WORDS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Page 6 - Bibliography </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Step Four - Presentation <ul><li>Oral Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>5-10 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>“Teach” your classmates what you’ve learned </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Component </li></ul><ul><li>Your presentation must be supported by some visual component. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Presentation <ul><li>Visuals… </li></ul><ul><li>Posters, diagrams, timelines, maps, charts, graphs, movies, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>SUGGESTION. Use Technology (Power Point, Movie Maker, etc) </li></ul>
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