State Report Instuctions

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  • State Report Instuctions

    1. 1. State Reports How to make it look good
    2. 2. Do Not Keep Titles Centered • It’s boring! – Is this putting you to sleep? • It’s putting me to sleep – Yawn!
    3. 3. Put your titles to the right Get rid of bullet points!
    4. 4. Use a different font than Arial and Times Roman
    5. 5. Don’t use too much text!
    6. 6. Have only one idea per slide but use more slides to show more ideas
    7. 7. Don’t use templates • They are boring • They are ugly • I’d rather see something that YOU make
    8. 8. Be the change! Change the background color
    9. 9. Add a picture and make it big
    10. 10. Requirements Answer three easy questions Share one interesting fact Answer one how or why question Describe the state’s location
    11. 11. What’s an easy question? The state bird, song, motto, mineral,  capital, date of admission, population,  highest point, lowest point, annual  precipitation (how much it rains) or  anything you can easily look up and copy  from a book or web site.
    12. 12. What is an interesting fact? Something easy to find, but interesting Something from Explore the States site Something that is not on the easy  question list
    13. 13. What is a how or why question? A question that has how or why and requires  work to answer, here are examples: Why did it become a state? Why did people go  there? How do people make money in that state? Why would you want to live there? How could you travel there (and give details  in the answer, not just I’d fly there) Your answer should be at least 5 sentences.
    14. 14. Describe the state’s location Compared to California How it appears on a map What states or countries or large bodies of  water are around it Include a map image List the sites you used, AND credit any  pictures/images you use!

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