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Personal Project Written Essay Template Draft due: Feb 27 Final Report Due: March 6
Remember!!!! Write for a formal audience! Must use in text citations! Must have page numbers! Must have heading to separate each section – it’s a report! Word Count Limits: Min – 1500 Max - 3500
Title Page Includes the following items: – Student name – Title of project – Word count – School name – year
Table of Contents Include the following items with page numbers: – Goal – Selection of sources – Application of information – Achieving the goal – Reflection on Learning – Works cited – Appendices
Goal Explain why you chose this goal – what does it mean to you personally? Describe the area of interaction in relation to your project Outline the goal of the project and explain why it is challenging Insert specifications bullet points – specifications should be relevant and detailed
Selection of Sources Discuss a wide variety of your sources (surveys, interviews, websites, images, etc.) and evaluate them according to your project Talk about how useful/not useful it is or how it sparked further investigation/ideas Justify why you chose certain sources Include an example of what your product should be
Application of Information Discuss any decisions you made and why you made them Were there any problems you had to solve? And how did you solve them? Did your goal evolve as a result of your research?
Achieving the Goal Evaluate your product according to your design specifications Write a paragraph explaining why it was successful or not
Reflection on Learning How have you grown as a learner through this process? For example, your time management, motivation, independences, research skills, writing skills, people skills, computer skills, etc. What do understand more about your AOI and topic?
Works Cited Put in MLA format Alphabetical order Must have in text citations in the body of the report e.g.. (Farrol, 2012)
Appendices Any additional materials that supports your project and must be made reference to in the report. Include some of the following: – Timeline – Brainstorm – Photos from process journal – Interviews – Surveys – Emails, letters, correspondence