2009-2010 Senior Project 4P’s?
Senior Projects The 4 P’s Paper Project Presentation Portfolio
Senior Projects The 4 P’s
- Paper : A 3(or more) page research paper
- Project : 15 or more hours
- Presentation : Approximately 10 minutes.
- Portfolio : A reflective portfolio detailing the process the student followed
- A 3(or more) page research paper on the topic or project area chosen by the student.
- specific formatting guidelines
- double spaced & one inch margins
- 15 or more hours are required
- The ‘project’ can be just about anything
- New ideas are best and are encouraged
- Examples of projects include:
- Internships in the community
- Volunteering at community service providers
- Science projects presented in science fairs
- Can be given in a variety of situations
- Presentation to a panel of teachers/community members
- The presentation should cover and expand on the information in the paper
- Discuss the experiences with the project.
- Demonstrate or talk about the skills they learned or practiced during the project.
- Discuss how these skills will benefit the student after graduation.
- Visual aids are required.
- Use of technology is encouraged.
- A reflective portfolio detailing the process the student followed to complete the project is required.
- Other products that chronicle and
- demonstrate the student’s progress.
So What is Next?
- Writing proposals during the next advisory period and during your English classes.
- Practice writing a proposal.
- Complete a proposal this year to help prepare for your project next year.
- Start working on your project once your proposal is approved.
- Project should be completed by May 1 st .
- Paper written, portfolio completed, presentation done.
- Next Meeting: October 27 th
- Proposals Due: November 24 th