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    • DO NOT WRITE ON THIS PAGE!Divide students into 4 groups (Northwest, Midwest, South, and West). Give them the correlating rubric page and an instruction page.They can use a computer to find the “fun facts” portion of the projects, and markers to draw and write on the paper.While presenting the poster on the following day, each group should, at minimum, hit on the five key points. All students shouldanswer the following questions during the presentations (to make sure they’re paying attention), which are identical to the key pointsthat each group should have included. Northeast 1. The states that are included in the Northeast region. 2. What are some of the resources found in this region? 3. What is meant by the “rust belt?” 4. What is a megalopolis, and what is the “BosWash Megalopolis?” 5. What are some famous people, foods, music, movies, and other cultural aspects from the Northeast? Midwest 1. The states that are included in the Midwest region and why is it called America’s heartland? 2. What are some major cities in the Midwest? 3. What are some industries and resources in the Midwest? 4. In what ways is the Midwest region changing? 5. What are some famous people, foods, music, movies, and other cultural aspects from the Midwest? South 1. The states that are included in the Southern region. 2. What are some of the resources found in this region? Why is it referred to as the “sun belt?” 3. What are some of the unique ethnic/cultural groups of the area? 4. What is meant by the “New South,” and what are some major cities in the South? 5. What are some famous people, foods, music, movies, and other cultural aspects from the South? West 1. The states that are included in the Western region. 2. What are some of the resources found in this region? 3. What percentage of the United States does the West cover, and what percentage of the population does it hold? 4. How is the West developing? 5. What are some famous people, foods, music, movies, and other cultural aspects from the West?
    • DO NOT WRITE ON THIS PAGE! The Northeast (pg. 145-147) Excellent (20) Good (15) Fair (10) Incomplete (0)Accuracy of All information on the The majority (but not all) of The majority of the information Students did not do/didFacts poster and presented were the information on the poster on the poster and presented was wrong assignment. accurate and true. and presented was accurate wrong or fabricated (made up). and true.Organization All information on the The majority of the poster is The poster is difficult to read Students did not do/didof Poster poster is presented in a clear organized and legible, but and make out the groups’ wrong assignment. and legible (readable) some items are disorganized information due to manner. or illegible. disorganization and/or poor legibility.Creativity The poster and presentation The poster and presentation The poster lacks color, Students did not do/did shows the students’ show a little creativity and drawings, and creativity and the wrong assignment. personalities, is creative, individuality. presenters’ personality does not and fun to view. come through in the presentation.Shared Group All group members All group members Some students do not Students did not do/didWork participate in on-task participate in the group contribute to the group’s poster wrong assignment. behavior, do their jobs, and project, but some only do the and/or presentation. work together effectively. bare minimum and may display off-task behavior.Presentation to The entire group stands up The entire group stands up in The group doesn’t have a Students did not do/didclass in front of the class, and the front of the class, and the specified presenter (more wrong assignment. presenter(s) present in a presenter(s) seem like they people than the presenter(s) are clear and effective are seeing their poster for the talking) and the presentation is manner.All 5 key points first time.All 5 key points not clear. Not all 5 key points addressed addressed addressed.Total out of 100Comments:Be sure to address the following key points in the presentation: 1. The states that are included in the Northeast region. 2. What are some of the resources found in this region? 3. What is meant by the “rust belt?” 4. What is a megalopolis, and what is the “BosWash Megalopolis?” 5. What are some famous people, foods, music, movies, and other cultural aspects from the Northeast?
    • DO NOT WRITE ON THIS PAGE!In your group, each student must have one job. The jobs and descriptions are as followed: Leader/Delegator – Delegate jobs, insure the poster is organized and all words spelled correctly Researcher – Reads the text to tell the rest of the group the important points that were mentioned (note the points that you will be expected to present on the rubric page) Writer – In charge of writing legibly and spelling correctly the information the group wishes to present on the poster Drawer/Artist – Drawing the group of states in the subregion on the poster and anything else that is characteristic of the subregion. Fact Finder – In charge of finding extra “fun facts” about the subregion included, but not limited to, o Famous people from the subregion o Music characteristic of the subregion o Food characteristic of the subregion o Movies taking place or about the subregion o Any other interesting facts about, or cultural references to, the subregion Speaker/Presenter (x2) –Responsible for understanding the poster well enough to effectively present the information in front of the entire class, hitting on all the important points that are under the rubric.- All students must participate, if there are 7 students in a group, there must be two presenters. All group members must remain on-task and knowand understand the information that their group is presenting.-The presentation should last between 3-5 minutes, and all 5 “key points” under the rubric need to be addressed (and more).-Please read the rubric and understand that your grade is based on, and do your group project accordingly.
    • DO NOT WRITE ON THIS PAGE! The Midwest (pg. 147) Excellent (20) Good (15) Fair (10) Incomplete (0) Accuracy of All information on the The majority (but not all) of The majority of the information Students did not do/did Facts poster and presented were the information on the poster on the poster and presented was wrong assignment. accurate and true. and presented was accurate wrong or fabricated (made up). and true. Organization All information on the The majority of the poster is The poster is difficult to read Students did not do/did of Poster poster is presented in a clear organized and legible, but and make out the groups’ wrong assignment. and legible (readable) some items are disorganized information due to manner. or illegible. disorganization and/or poor legibility. Creativity The poster and presentation The poster and presentation The poster lacks color, Students did not do/did shows the students’ show a little creativity and drawings, and creativity and the wrong assignment. personalities, is creative, individuality. presenters’ personality does not and fun to view. come through in the presentation. Shared Group All group members All group members Some students do not contribute Students did not do/did Work participate in on-task participate in the group to the group’s poster and/or wrong assignment. behavior, do their jobs, and project, but some only do the presentation. work together effectively. bare minimum and may display off-task behavior. Presentation to The entire group stands up The entire group stands up in The group doesn’t have a Students did not do/did class in front of the class, and the front of the class, and the specified presenter (more wrong assignment. presenter(s) present in a presenter(s) seem like they people than the presenter(s) are clear and effective are seeing their poster for the talking) and the presentation is manner.All 5 key points first time.All 5 key points not clear.Not all 5 key points addressed addressed addressed. Total out of 100 Comments:Be sure to address the following key points in the presentation: 1. The states that are included in the Midwest region and why is it called America’s heartland? 2. What are some major cities in the Midwest? 3. What are some industries and resources in the Midwest? 4. In what ways is the Midwest region changing? 5. What are some famous people, foods, music, movies, and other cultural aspects from the Midwest?
    • DO NOT WRITE ON THIS PAGE!In your group, each student must have one job. The jobs and descriptions are as followed: Leader/Delegator – Delegate jobs, insure the poster is organized and all words spelled correctly Researcher – Reads the text to tell the rest of the group the important points that were mentioned (note the points that you will be expected to present on the rubric page) Writer – In charge of writing legibly and spelling correctly the information the group wishes to present on the poster Drawer/Artist – Drawing the group of states in the subregion on the poster and anything else that is characteristic of the subregion. Fact Finder – In charge of finding extra “fun facts” about the subregion included, but not limited to, o Famous people from the subregion o Music characteristic of the subregion o Food characteristic of the subregion o Movies taking place or about the subregion o Any other interesting facts about, or cultural references to, the subregion Speaker/Presenter (x2) –Responsible for understanding the poster well enough to effectively present the information in front of the entire class, hitting on all the important points that are under the rubric.- All students must participate, if there are 7 students in a group, there must be two presenters. All group members must remain on-task and knowand understand the information that their group is presenting.-The presentation should last between 3-5 minutes, and all 5 “key points” under the rubric need to be addressed (and more).-Please read the rubric and understand that your grade is based on, and do your group project accordingly.
    • DO NOT WRITE ON THIS PAGE! The South (pg. 148) Excellent (20) Good (15) Fair (10) Incomplete (0) Accuracy of All information on the The majority (but not all) of The majority of the information Students did not do/did Facts poster and presented were the information on the poster on the poster and presented was wrong assignment. accurate and true. and presented was accurate wrong or fabricated (made up). and true. Organization All information on the The majority of the poster is The poster is difficult to read Students did not do/did of Poster poster is presented in a clear organized and legible, but and make out the groups’ wrong assignment. and legible (readable) some items are disorganized information due to manner. or illegible. disorganization and/or poor legibility. Creativity The poster and presentation The poster and presentation The poster lacks color, Students did not do/did shows the students’ show a little creativity and drawings, and creativity and the wrong assignment. personalities, is creative, individuality. presenters’ personality does not and fun to view. come through in the presentation. Shared Group All group members All group members Some students do not Students did not do/did Work participate in on-task participate in the group contribute to the group’s poster wrong assignment. behavior, do their jobs, and project, but some only do the and/or presentation. work together effectively. bare minimum and may display off-task behavior. Presentation to The entire group stands up The entire group stands up in The group doesn’t have a Students did not do/did class in front of the class, and the front of the class, and the specified presenter (more wrong assignment. presenter(s) present in a presenter(s) seem like they people than the presenter(s) are clear and effective manner. are seeing their poster for the talking) and the presentation is All 5 key points addressed. first time.All 5 key points not clear.Not all 5 key points addressed addressed. Total out of 100Comments:Be sure to address the following key points in the presentation: 1. The states that are included in the Southern region. 2. What are some of the resources found in this region? Why is it referred to as the “sun belt?” 3. What are some of the unique ethnic/cultural groups of the area? 4. What is meant by the “New South,” and what are some major cities in the South? 5. What are some famous people, foods, music, movies, and other cultural aspects from the South?
    • DO NOT WRITE ON THIS PAGE!In your group, each student must have one job. The jobs and descriptions are as followed: Leader/Delegator – Delegate jobs, insure the poster is organized and all words spelled correctly Researcher – Reads the text to tell the rest of the group the important points that were mentioned (note the points that you will be expected to present on the rubric page) Writer – In charge of writing legibly and spelling correctly the information the group wishes to present on the poster Drawer/Artist – Drawing the group of states in the subregion on the poster and anything else that is characteristic of the subregion. Fact Finder – In charge of finding extra “fun facts” about the subregion included, but not limited to, o Famous people from the subregion o Music characteristic of the subregion o Food characteristic of the subregion o Movies taking place or about the subregion o Any other interesting facts about, or cultural references to, the subregion Speaker/Presenter (x2)–Responsible for understanding the poster well enough to effectively present the information in front of the entire class, hitting on all the important points that are under the rubric.- All students must participate, if there are 7 students in a group, there must be two presenters. All group members must remain on-task and knowand understand the information that their group is presenting.-The presentation should last between 3-5 minutes, and all 5 “key points” under the rubric need to be addressed (and more).-Please read the rubric and understand that your grade is based on, and do your group project accordingly.
    • DO NOT WRITE ON THIS PAGE! The West (pg. 148-149) Excellent (20) Good (15) Fair (10) Incomplete (0) Accuracy of All information on the The majority (but not all) of The majority of the information Students did not do/did Facts poster and presented were the information on the poster on the poster and presented was wrong assignment. accurate and true. and presented was accurate wrong or fabricated (made up). and true. Organization All information on the The majority of the poster is The poster is difficult to read Students did not do/did of Poster poster is presented in a clear organized and legible, but and make out the groups’ wrong assignment. and legible (readable) some items are disorganized information due to manner. or illegible. disorganization and/or poor legibility. Creativity The poster and presentation The poster and presentation The poster lacks color, Students did not do/did shows the students’ show a little creativity and drawings, and creativity and the wrong assignment. personalities, is creative, individuality. presenters’ personality does not and fun to view. come through in the presentation. Shared Group All group members All group members Some students do not Students did not do/did Work participate in on-task participate in the group contribute to the group’s poster wrong assignment. behavior, do their jobs, and project, but some only do the and/or presentation. work together effectively. bare minimum and may display off-task behavior. Presentation to The entire group stands up The entire group stands up in The group doesn’t have a Students did not do/did class in front of the class, and the front of the class, and the specified presenter (more wrong assignment. presenter(s) present in a presenter(s) seem like they people than the presenter(s) are clear and effective are seeing their poster for the talking) and the presentation is manner.All 5 key points first time.All 5 key points not clear.Not all 5 key points addressed addressed addressed. Total out of 100Comments:Be sure to address the following key points in the presentation: 1. The states that are included in the Western region. 2. What are some of the resources found in this region? 3. What percentage of the United States does the West cover, and what percentage of the population does it hold? 4. How is the West developing? 5. What are some famous people, foods, music, movies, and other cultural aspects from the West?
    • DO NOT WRITE ON THIS PAGE!In your group, each student must have one job. The jobs and descriptions are as followed: Leader/Delegator – Delegate jobs, insure the poster is organized and all words spelled correctly Researcher – Reads the text to tell the rest of the group the important points that were mentioned (note the points that you will be expected to present on the rubric page) Writer – In charge of writing legibly and spelling correctly the information the group wishes to present on the poster Drawer/Artist – Drawing the group of states in the subregion on the poster and anything else that is characteristic of the subregion. FactFinder – In charge of finding extra “fun facts” about the subregion included, but not limited to, o Famous people from the subregion o Music characteristic of the subregion o Food characteristic of the subregion o Movies taking place or about the subregion o Any other interesting facts about, or cultural references to, the subregion Speaker/Presenter (x2) –Responsible for understanding the poster well enough to effectively present the information in front of the entire class, hitting on all the important points that are under the rubric.- All students must participate, if there are 7 students in a group, there must be two presenters. All group members must remain on-task and knowand understand the information that their group is presenting.-The presentation should last between 3-5 minutes, and all 5 “key points” under the rubric need to be addressed (and more).-When presenting, be sure to hit on all 5 key points.-Please read the rubric and understand that your grade is based on, and do your group project accordingly.