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1 2014 Space Odyssey IntroductionTasksProcessResourcesEvaluationConclusion Created by L. Paul Hello junior astronomers! Now that you have explored the world of astronomy in your science text book, it is time to forge further into the final frontier! Your mission is to create an informational Power Point presentation which includes all the major features of informational text: Title page, table of contents, four chapters, glossary, and bibliography! INTRODUCTION Get started- click “tasks” below

2  Planning Page  1: Title Page  2: Dedication Page  3: Table of Contents  4: Chapter 2: Sun  5: Chapter 2: Planets  6: Chapter 3: Moon  7: Chapter 4: Your choice!  8: Glossary of Terms  9: Bibliography IntroductionTasksProcessResourcesEvaluationConclusion Tasks

3 PROCESS IntroductionTasksProcessResourcesEvaluationConclusion 1. Make a folder to keep all your research in. 2.Label a clean sheet of notebook paper with the title of each new chapter’s name. Use these sheets to record research notes. 3. Keep the scoring rubric in your folcer so that you can check it regularly as you work. 4. Open a Power Point Document and create: Title page, dedication page, and leave the third slide blank for the table of contents. 5.Begin your research! Once you have enough notes for chapter 1, complete 2-4 pages of your presentation. 6.Continue Process for chapters Copy and paste sources (websites & books used) to your Bibliography slide in alphabetical order. 8.Highlight or color vocabulary within your chapters, then add terms to your Glossary slide. 9. Go back and complete your table of contents with the correct page numbers. DON’T FORGET  Add all websites and book used to your bibliography document.  Plan each chapter before you research Click here to find out how to cite books in your bibliography

4 RESOURCES IntroductionTasksProcessResourcesEvaluationConclusion Moon Phases The Moon- Woodlands Junior High School junior.kent.sch.uk/time/moon/facts.htm The Nine Planets- The Moon Scholastic- The Moon PBS Kids – Moon Craters (viceo) esa Kids – Planets and Moons verse_0.html Moon Phases The Moon- Woodlands Junior High School junior.kent.sch.uk/time/moon/facts.htm The Nine Planets- The Moon Scholastic- The Moon PBS Kids – Moon Craters (viceo) esa Kids – Planets and Moons verse_0.html Moon Stanford Solar Center Happy Living- Sun Information for Kids information-kids.htm The Nine Planets- Our Sun Views of the Solar System- Sun Stanford Solar Center Happy Living- Sun Information for Kids information-kids.htm The Nine Planets- Our Sun Views of the Solar System- Sun SUN Solar System et/psgk3ex.htm The Nine Planets Just for Kids et/psgk3ex.htm Views of the Solar System Solar System et/psgk3ex.htm The Nine Planets Just for Kids et/psgk3ex.htm Views of the Solar System Planets

5 EVALUATION IntroductionTasksProcessResourcesEvaluationConclusion Title slide #1 Dedication Slide #2 Table of Contents Slide #3 Chapter slides Chapter slides Chapter slides Chapter slides Glossary Slide #12 Bibliography Slide 13 -title -author -creative -colorful -thoughtful dedication -correct format with chapters and the page numbers they begin on Capitalized correctly Slide numbers are correct -Minimum of 2 pages with text (Facts) -2 pictures w/ captions -title -2 subtitles **table/chart -Minimum of 2 pages with text (Facts) -2 pictures w/ captions -title -2 subtitles **table/chart -Minimum of 2 pages with text (Facts) -2 pictures w/ captions -title -2 subtitles **table/chart -Minimum of 2 pages with text (Facts) -2 pictures w/ captions -title -2 subtitles **table/chart -10 terms -terms in bold or highlighted in text -correct definitions given -last page in book -minimum of 3 sources ___/ 5 ___/ 10___/ 15 ___/ 10 Comments: Content Grade: Keep this rubric in your research folder & check it often! +10 extra credit points for turning in your research notes

6 RESOURCES – PART 2 IntroductionTasksProcessResourcesEvaluationConclusion Kids Astronomy Kid Escape.com Astronomy For Kids Astronomy NASA Science Club NASA for Kids Website with a lot of great astronomy sites for kids BrainPop - Username (lafameaelm) Password (Southwestallen) Various Astronomy Topics

7 Congratulations junior astronomers you r mission is complete. You are now the proud publisher of an astronomy Power Point that will further educate the less astronomically educated individuals than yourself! Conclusion IntroductionTasksProcessResourcesEvaluationConclusion

8 EVALUATION PART 2 IntroductionTasksProcessResourcesEvaluationConclusion ConventionsOrganizationPresentation - grammar - spelling - punctuation - paragraphing - Sequencing consistent with table of contents - Pages are numbered - spacing/ layout is not too busy - Graphics are clear, not fuzzy - Proportions – font and graphics are spaced out - Neatness- there’s not too much per slide. _____/ 40 points______/ 30 points Comments: Keep a copy of this in your research folder


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