Survival!<br />“How To”Survival Guide<br />Requirements:<br />One expository paragraph explaining your topic.<br />“Top 10” list of ways “how to” survive it.<br /> Images of topic.<br />Sound clip related to topic.<br />Video clip of topic.<br />At least 2 links pertaining to topic.<br />Bibliography.<br />
Survival!<br />“How To” Guide<br /><ul><li>Brainstorm possible situations that would need “surviving” from your book club book.
Split book club group into smaller groups of about 3 and each group choose 1 of the topics.
Make a list of every thing you know about the topic.
Make a list of where you might find these resources.</li></li></ul><li>Hatchet Survival Guide<br />Possible Topics<br />How to survive a moose attack.<br />How to survive a plane crash.<br />How to survive a tornado.<br />How to survive being stranded.<br />
How To Survive a Tornado<br />I know:<br />They come fast without much warning.<br />You need to find shelter.<br />They are rated on scales from F1 to F5.<br />Some people chase them.<br />They last only a few minutes.<br />Their winds are the fastest on earth.<br />
How To Survive a Tornado<br />What I need to research:<br />How/why they occur (science behind it).<br />How often they happen.<br />Anecdote and statistics.<br />Where they happen.<br />What to do if…<br />Where to go if…<br />How to escape one.<br />How to prepare for one.<br />
How To Survive a Tornado<br />Where I might find my resources: <br />***Internet<br />Library database<br />Magazines<br />Books<br />
YOUR JOB<br />Use my Hatchet project as a guide and create all of your lists on the paper provided.<br />By the end of the period, you must hand in your brainstormed lists.<br />All group members’ names should be on everything.<br />
Expository Paragraph<br />Requirements:<br />1 introductory, expository paragraph explaining the topic—what it is, why it happens, when it happens, etc.<br />Include a grabber.<br />Include statistics, anecdotes, or what ever strategy works best for your topic.<br />5-8 sentences.<br />Conclusion sentence<br />
Top Ten List<br />You must include 10 WAYS to survive this particular topic (How to Survive a Tornado).<br />They need to be real! This is not a humorous project.<br />They should be helpful to someone who may encounter that situation.<br />They need to be written in complete sentences with reasons “WHY.”<br />
Acquiring Images<br />If an image accompanies your online articles, you may use it, if not, do a Google image search to find them.<br />Images must be real, not cartoon-like.<br />You must cite the image by copying the image’s url (www.). Then you need to paste it into a word document titled “Bibliography.” Also include a title for the picture so you remember what you were citing.<br />You must save the image to your folder as well.<br />
Acquiring Video Clips<br />Our school’s computer security prevents us from using sites like youtube.<br />You can Google your topic and if the site is allowed through security and appropriate we can use it. Schooltube is also available.<br />We can upload video if the site allows, but for now you need to copy the url of the video site, paste it into your bibliography and give it a title, just like you did the images.<br />
Acquiring Sound Clips<br />Use the following sites to grab sound clips if you are not bringing them in from home.<br />http://www.soundjay.com<br />Or<br />http://soungle.com/<br />
Downloading Sound Clips<br />Once you’ve listened to a sound clip and decided to use it, do the following:<br />Click the download arrow under MP3<br />Click “open with” but make sure “iTunes” is set as the default.<br />Click “ok” and iTunes will automatically open up <br />In iTunes go to the “Recently Added” list.<br />Make the list icons and drag your icon on to the desktop. That is where you can take it from when you are putting it on the webpage.<br />