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Museum Project

  1. 1. Name:____________________________Parent Signature:__________________________ DUE DATE: _____________________________________(each day late – 10 points) Objective: research and create a 3D OR Multimedia Presentation displaying understanding of the economy, society, political and/or geography of the Americas, Europe OR Africa prior to the Age of Exploration. PICK 1 TOPIC: • Native American tribes (SW, NW, NE Woodlands, Great Plains, Arctic - pick only 1) • African Society • European Society • The Age of Exploration MY TOPIC IS:______________________________________ PICK 1 AREA OF FOCUS: 1. Village Life (i.e.: buffalo hunt, farming, etc…) 2. “A day in the Life” (i.e.: what would you do in the morning, afternoon, evening, etc) 3. Spiritual Ritual 4. Historical Event (i.e.: The Black Death, the Reformation, African trade) 5. Artifacts (i.e.: housing, tools, clothing, spiritual artifacts, etc…) 6. a tutorial (i.e.: How to Make a Tipi: Step 1…, Step 2…, Step 3…) 7. create a “salt,” cookie dough, or cake map of the 3 geographic regions of Africa 8. create a “salt,” cookie dough, or cake map of the exploration routes to the Americas ( ) MY FOCUS IS:______________________________________ 1
  2. 2. PICK 1 3D OR MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION: Please, choose ONE of the following options (please choose an option that you feel comfortable completing in the time allotted) to display your research and comprehension of the concept: 1. create a diorama 2. create a model (may use cookie dough, cake, etc) 3. create a Multimedia Presentation: pick only 1 of the following a. PowerPoint b. Pivot c. Windows Movie Maker d. iMovie e. Or any other movie maker *maximum of 6 frames I CHOOSE TO:______________________________________ Websites/Resources that will help: • Student Search engine: • Craft ideas: • For student friendly research and examples: • MMS Computer Animation Club afterschool on Wednesdays • Computer lab is available during recess on even days • Catch Up Club on Tuesdays We are available for extra help. Please schedule time with the teacher and come prepared with questions and ideas. 2
  3. 3. Turn this Name:____________________________________ Period:__________ form in with your project. CATEGORY 4 3 2 1 Diorama & The display is attractive, The display is attractive The display is somewhat Major items are not Model ONLY creative, and well organized. and well-organized. The organized. Some items labeled. The display is Items are neatly labeled items are neatly labeled may be missing labels unorganized, items are and securely attached to and attached to the and they are not not securely attached to display. A title and student's display. A title and attached securely to the the display, and the title name is displayed. A TYPED student's name is display. The title or and student's name is written summary is displayed. A TYPED student name is missing. missing. The TYPED attached (1 paragraph) written summary is The TYPED written summary is missing or and has no grammatical attached (1 paragraph) summary is incomplete. incomplete. errors with few grammatical errors) Multimedia Acting (only for movie), Incorporates at least 2 of Incorporates 1 of the Fails to incorporate any of sound, traditional music the following correctly: following correctly: acting the following or inclusion Presentation (.midi, .mp3, .wav), related acting (only for movie), (only for movie), sound, is inaccurate: sound, ONLY pictures (.jpg, .bmp, etc), sound, traditional music traditional music traditional music animation that displays (.midi, .mp3, .wav), (.midi, .mp3, .wav), (.midi, .mp3, .wav), insight and deep animation, related related pictures (.jpg, related pictures (.jpg, comprehension of the pictures (.jpg, .bmp, etc) .bmp, etc), that display a .bmp, etc), correct material & correct spelling, that display a good poor understanding of spelling, grammar and grammar and usage. comprehension of the the material. usage. material & correct Correct spelling, grammar spelling, grammar and and usage need usage. improvement. Effort/Planning My project shows that I My project shows some My product shows little My project shows no carefully planned. I made evidence of planning. I evidence of planning. If I evidence of planning. My a detailed plan on paper and made a sketch on paper. planned, it is difficult to project shows little to no submitted to teachers. I also It generally shows a good tell. effort and contains showed my sketches to effort and is mostly mistakes or is incomplete. others for advice. It shows a mistake free. great deal of effort without mistakes. Research and My project displays superior My project displays good My project displays poor My product displays little Comprehension comprehension of the comprehension of the comprehension of the to no comprehension of research and material. research and material. research and material. the research and material. My project shows a thorough There is some evidence There is little evidence There is no evidence that understanding of the idea of research that goes that further research was further research was that is being explored. There beyond the classroom. completed on the topic. completed. is evidence of research that went beyond the classroom. Internet Sources used:_______________________________________________________ Text Sources Used:___________________________________________________________ Other Sources Used:_________________________________________________________ TOTAL SCORE_______out of 12 points = ______% + _____Bleu Bucks = % 3
  4. 4. Is my name and class period on the project? Did I fix misspellings? Did I read the RUBRIC and complete everything I could to earn top points? Did I list the sources (websites, books, etc)? Does my project demonstrate that I researched outside the classroom? Am I proud of my project? Is this my best work? Please skim the RUBRIC and then share your thoughts on what grade you deserve. Please support your response with support statements. __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ What would you do differently next time? __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ 4
  5. 5. Name:_______________________________________________Pd:____Date:______ Directions: FIRST, Please walk through the social studies museum looking at ALL of the projects in the museum. SECOND, select 3 projects on 3 different topics (Africa, Europe, Americas) that you would like to learn more about. THIRD, answer the following questions. PROJECT #1 • The Topic of the project is ___________________________________________. • This project was created by___________________________________________. • 2 things I learned from this project are:___________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ PROJECT #1 • The Topic of the project is ___________________________________________. • This project was created by___________________________________________. • 2 things I learned from this project are:___________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ PROJECT #1 • The Topic of the project is ___________________________________________. • This project was created by___________________________________________. • 2 things I learned from this project are:___________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 5
  6. 6. 1. What is one thing that you saw from another project that you liked? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ 2. What project do you think is the BEST? Please list at least 2 factors that made it stand out. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ 3. If you could change ONE thing about your project, what would it be and why? _____________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ ____ 6