Israeli-Palestinian Conflict English 6 Integrated Novel Project
Your PowerPoint Presentation will show how well you have… <ul><li>Applied fiction and non-fiction literature to understand...
Directions:  Day One <ul><li>Develop a strong position statement that answers this question: Can the teenagers of Israel a...
Choosing a Position:  What side will you take? <ul><li>A position statement is like a thesis in that is it the main idea o...
Support – without it, all is lost <ul><li>A position must be well-supported to be believable </li></ul><ul><li>Research an...
Organize, organize, organize <ul><li>Your presentation must be exactly 10 slides long, no more, no less! </li></ul><ul><li...
Drafting… <ul><li>Choose clear, concise words </li></ul><ul><li>Position is a complete sentence </li></ul><ul><li>Key fact...
Directions:  Day Two <ul><li>Type all 10 slides into PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Add background design (from Ms. Bilbrey)...
Content Requirements: <ul><li>Position statement must by a well thought out, clearly worded response to the guiding questi...
Conventions Requirements: <ul><li>Organize information for each slide according to directions </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain c...
Format Requirements: <ul><li>Slide 1 must have complete heading with the due date used for the date </li></ul><ul><li>Font...
Images <ul><li>Use appropriate images to add, rather than distract, your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Captions may be used t...
Bibliography <ul><li>Use  www.bibme.org  to create  </li></ul><ul><li>Copy and paste the URLs used into website field of b...
PowerPoint Submission: <ul><li>Submit your completed PowerPoint Presentation to Ms. Bilbrey’s Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Make ...
Deadline – turn in on time! <ul><li>This PowerPoint Presentation is due no later than midnight on Sunday, Oct. 19 </li></u...
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Here is some background on Palestine for Grade 6 who is reading the novel 'Habibi'

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Israeli Palestinian Conflict

  1. 1. Israeli-Palestinian Conflict English 6 Integrated Novel Project
  2. 2. Your PowerPoint Presentation will show how well you have… <ul><li>Applied fiction and non-fiction literature to understanding the history of a current event (Israeli-Palestinian conflict) </li></ul><ul><li>Extended your knowledge of the conflict by reading, researching & thinking critically </li></ul><ul><li>Developed a position on the topic and supported it with evidence & examples from both fiction and non-fiction sources </li></ul><ul><li>Met all project requirements </li></ul>
  3. 3. Directions: Day One <ul><li>Develop a strong position statement that answers this question: Can the teenagers of Israel and Palestine today recover from the violence they have faced all their lives? </li></ul><ul><li>Collect facts/evidence needed to support your position statement </li></ul><ul><li>Organize facts in a logical order for your slides </li></ul><ul><li>Draft the wording of each slide </li></ul>
  4. 4. Choosing a Position: What side will you take? <ul><li>A position statement is like a thesis in that is it the main idea of your work </li></ul><ul><li>It answers the question </li></ul><ul><li>It is clear and concise, showing conviction or a firm belief in your topic </li></ul><ul><li>It invites dialogue, even debate </li></ul>
  5. 5. Support – without it, all is lost <ul><li>A position must be well-supported to be believable </li></ul><ul><li>Research answers to your question and record your information on research forms </li></ul><ul><li>Choose only the key facts that will support your position </li></ul>
  6. 6. Organize, organize, organize <ul><li>Your presentation must be exactly 10 slides long, no more, no less! </li></ul><ul><li>“ Title page” is slide 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Position statement is slide 2; the question should be the title </li></ul><ul><li>Slides 3-7 must each have a key fact, followed by a minimum of 3 bullet points providing facts/evidence/examples as support </li></ul><ul><li>Slides 8-9 introduces information from Habibi to show how one person can make change </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 10 concludes the presentation (final thought to for the audience to consider </li></ul>
  7. 7. Drafting… <ul><li>Choose clear, concise words </li></ul><ul><li>Position is a complete sentence </li></ul><ul><li>Key facts are in complete sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Bullet points are written as phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Novel information in slides (8 & 9) are written as bullets </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion is in a complete sentence </li></ul>
  8. 8. Directions: Day Two <ul><li>Type all 10 slides into PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Add background design (from Ms. Bilbrey) </li></ul><ul><li>Add images </li></ul><ul><li>Check accuracy of content from research & literature </li></ul><ul><li>Check conventions of all slides </li></ul><ul><li>Submit by deadline </li></ul>
  9. 9. Content Requirements: <ul><li>Position statement must by a well thought out, clearly worded response to the guiding question </li></ul><ul><li>Position must be accurately and thoughtfully supported using any and all English & S.S. information given </li></ul><ul><li>Position must present connections to literature </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conventions Requirements: <ul><li>Organize information for each slide according to directions </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain consistent subject-verb agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Use punctuation appropriately, especially COMMAS </li></ul><ul><li>Articles (a, an, the) with subjects must agree </li></ul><ul><li>Spelling, grammar, punctuation used appropriately </li></ul>
  11. 11. Format Requirements: <ul><li>Slide 1 must have complete heading with the due date used for the date </li></ul><ul><li>Font size no bigger than 32 </li></ul><ul><li>Font must be clearly legible </li></ul><ul><li>No sound effects or animation </li></ul>
  12. 12. Images <ul><li>Use appropriate images to add, rather than distract, your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Captions may be used to explain image content </li></ul><ul><li>Images highly recommended for Slide 1 to engage your audience </li></ul>
  13. 13. Bibliography <ul><li>Use www.bibme.org to create </li></ul><ul><li>Copy and paste the URLs used into website field of bibme.org </li></ul><ul><li>Add each source to your bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Copy this bibliography into your presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t forget to reference pictures! </li></ul>
  14. 14. PowerPoint Submission: <ul><li>Submit your completed PowerPoint Presentation to Ms. Bilbrey’s Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure it opens appropriately before submitting </li></ul><ul><li>This PowerPoint presentation will be posted on the Wiki for you to access at any time during the week </li></ul>
  15. 15. Deadline – turn in on time! <ul><li>This PowerPoint Presentation is due no later than midnight on Sunday, Oct. 19 </li></ul><ul><li>The project is worth a total of 50 points </li></ul><ul><li>You will present your finished project in class during the week of Oct. 20 </li></ul>

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