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English project frank livoy

  1. 1. English Project<br />Mr. Montague<br />
  2. 2. Part I/Week 1<br />Power Point Presentation<br />
  3. 3. Writing Letters To The Editor<br />In teams of two, students will research the history of gas lines in residential areas.<br />Each student will be responsible for 50% of their presentation on a residential area that has been affected by urbanization<br />Presentation must include a power point with a minimum of 5 slides<br />The class will score the presentation<br />
  4. 4. Power Point Requirements<br />Show must be a minimum of 5 slides<br />Slide show must include text and pictures<br />One students is responsible for speaking<br />One is responsible manipulating technology including the power point and any other effects<br />
  5. 5. Part II/Week 2<br />Letter To The Editor Collage<br />
  6. 6. Collage Requirements<br />In teams of two students will create a collage of letters to the editor.<br />Collage must include a minimum of 5 newspapers and 10 letters<br />1 newspaper must be local. 1 from NYC. 1 from the Midwest. 1 From the West Coast 1 from the South<br />The class will score the collage<br />
  7. 7. Part III/ Week 3<br />Writing Our Letter<br />
  8. 8. Writing Our Letter <br />Students will combine to form groups of 4<br />Groups will elect a team leader, speaker, secretary and technical advisor<br />Each group will be responsible for combining the best aspects of their individual projects to produce an outline for their letter.<br />Groups will present the premise of the letter either supporting or apposing the proposed gas line to the class.<br />The class will score the premise/thesis<br />
  9. 9. Part IV/Week 4<br />Collaborative Writing<br />Combining The Teams<br />
  10. 10. Collaborative Writing<br />Each team will work together to produce their letter.<br />Letter must demonstrate a firm understanding of the issue.<br />Letter must demonstrate an ability to discuss regional differences, i.e. how similar projects have been received around the area and the country.<br />Team spokesperson will read the letter to the class and the class will score it.<br />
  11. 11. IT’S NOT OVER/WEEK 5<br />Choosing <br />An Overall Winner<br />
  12. 12. So You Think You’ve Won?<br />The winning letter from each class will then be scored by the entire school versus the other class.<br />The overall winner will be given to each class. Each class will be responsible for collecting as many signatures as possible in their community in support of the letter.<br />The winning letter along with all signatures will be presented to The Star Ledger Editorial Board by the class that collects the most signatures<br />