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1 Learning Targets  Understand the requirements for all product options.  Learn about each product type: exhibits, media documentaries, websites and performances.  Evaluate each product type for its positives and drawbacks.  Choose the product type that is best for your subject and you!

2  Causes or background  What happened (important facts/ actions)  Explanation of the connection to the theme (thesis)  Effects & impacts (topic’s legacy)  Quotes (pulled from primary sources - like newspapers, oral histories, & interviews)  Pictures or visuals ALL PROJECTS INCLUDE:

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5  Websites MUST be made through NHD’s web builder (Weebly)  Websites should be simple and informative. Focus on CONTENT rather than on website “extras”  Websites will NOT be able to be publicly viewed on the internet GENERAL INFORMATION

6 1. Home page (includes thesis) 2. Background 3. Build-Up 4. Main Information (Heart of Story) 5. Short term impact 6. Long Term Effects 7. Process Paper 8. Annotated Bibliography WEBSITE DESIGN- EIGHT PAGES IN WEBSITE

7 WEBSITE DESIGN  Organized by pages  Logical order and easy to navigate  All additions (photographs, slide shows, audio or video clips, etc.) add to the website

8  1,200 student-written words allowed.  Text needs to describe and analyze your topic--causes, what happened, effects.  Text MUST be approved before starting the creation of your website. ORIGINAL TEXT

9  At least ONE per page (more allowed, but don’t overcrowd the page)  Use more than just photographs--i.e. graphs, charts, maps, documents  Pictures/images need to MATCH and SUPPORT your text PICTURES & VISUALS

10  Pull from primary sources and give credit!  At least ONE PER PAGE  Use a different color or style to distinguish it from other text “This great nation will endure, as it has endured, will revive and will prosper.” --Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932 Inaugural Address, reassuring the American public QUOTES

11  Keep your website simple. Only add extra items that add to and support existing content.  Ideas include: Photo slideshow Audio clip Video clip Embedded document  100 MB limit for website! Bells & Whistles

12  oryWebsite.htm oryWebsite.htm   NOTE: Winning Examples are online here in the column on the right-hand side of the screen. Important Links for Websites

13 PARTNER GRAFFITI 1. Choose a partner at your table. 2. Share a computer in the mini-lab. 3. Go to 7 th Grade History Day webpage. 4. Click on “Website Examples for Partner Graffiti” 5. Reviews a website for 3 minutes. 6. Partners gives graffiti glows (strengths of project) and grows (things to improve on) for one minute. Add as many as you can. 7. Consider: the explanation of the connection to the theme, organization of the website, the use of visuals and use of quotes. 8. Go to the next website and repeat.

14 Questions about websites?

15 POSITIVES NEGATIVES WEBSITES

16 Assembly required!

17 1. Text - MOST important  Tells the STORY of the topic  Includes ANALYSIS of the topic  Answers the main RESEARCH QUESTIONS  Limit of 500 WORDS  Split up on the exhibit into TEXTBOXES  One textbox focuses on the THESIS only

18 Nobody was sure how many people would turn up for the demonstration in Washington, D.C. Some protesters were harassed and threatened. On August 28, 1963, a quarter of a million protesters marched peacefully from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial. The march was extensively covered by the media, with live international television coverage. Many famous people supported the march, including Bob Dylan and Martin Luther King Jr. TEXTBOX EXAMPLE – MARCH ON WASHINGTON

19 2. Pictures & Visuals  MATCHES text  Includes PICTURES of important people, places and events  Goal is 10-12!

20 2. Pictures & Visuals  Can include other images: Magazine Covers Newspaper Article Political Cartoons Documents

21 Martin Luther King Jr. Giving a Speech 1963 March on Washington March Program 2. Pictures & Visuals  Use CAPTIONS to explain pictures  Copy pictures from internet or use digital camera

22 “ I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘ We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. ’” Martin Luther King, 1963 during the March on Washington 3. Quotes  Give CREDIT to who said it, when, and explain  Use DIFFERENT FONT from text boxes  Does NOT count in 500 word limit

23 4. Design  Need TITLES and SUBTITLES  Use COLOR foam board, paper, etc.  Interactives & hands on activities a bonus

24 4. Design  Place the TEXT, IMAGES, and QUOTES together  Pictures, visuals and quotes should MATCH & SUPPORT the text.

25 August 28: View of the Mall “ I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed:' We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal ’” Martin Luther King, 1963 during the March on Washington EXAMPLE OF MATCHING PARTS Nobody was sure how many people would turn up forthe demonstration in Washington, D.C. Some protesterswere harassed and threatened. On August 28, 1963, a quarter of a million protesters marched peacefully From the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial. The march was extensively covered by the media, with live international television coverage. Many famouspeople supported the march, including Bob Dylan and Martin Luther King Jr.

26 Questions about Exhibits?

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28 POSITIVES NEGATIVES EXHIBITS

29 Must be MOTIVATED!

30 1. Documentary, not a performance!  NO ACTING!  Does not include audience participation  Does not include a newscast scenario

31 2. iMovie or similar program suggested!  If not iMovie, need expert at home  Must attend iMovie class  If created at home, must use your own equipment

32 3. Documentaries MUST include A. THE SCRIPT - Narration  tells the story of the topic  is the MOST important part  Includes QUOTES from primary sources with tags (who, when, what/why)

33 3. Documentaries MUST include B. Still PICTURES & VISUALS  lots needed! At least 75!  Should MATCH the script

34 Dust Bowl Film Footage Interview Clips from Dust Bowl Survivors 3. Documentaries MUST include C. VIDEO CLIPS  INTERVIEWS with witnesses or experts  FILM FOOTAGE (i.e. newsreels, clips, etc.)  Should MATCH & SUPPORT the script

35 i.e. Woody Guthrie “ Talkin ’ Dust Bowl Blues ” or Guthrie speaking about the Dust Bowl 3. Documentaries MUST include D. Other AUDIO  MUSIC from time  SPEECH segments  music supporting the mood of the movie

36 E. GRAPHICS (i.e. titles, credits) A Special Thanks to … Our Parents Our Wonderful Teachers 3. Documentaries MUST include

37 4. Documentary requirements  Length minutes  MUST write the script BEFORE starting the project

38 Questions about Media Documentaries?

39 YOU ARE THE CRITIC!

40 Drama REQUIRED!

41 1. MUST…  Tell the STORY of your topic clearly  Answers RESEARCH QUESTIONS  Include a THESIS(connection to the theme)  Use props and costumes

42 2. The Script (MOST important) includes:  NARRATION to set up context  DIALOGUE (character lines)  ACTION  QUOTES from primary sources (usually in the narration)

43 Mary Roberts, a pioneer wrote in her diary in 1849, “ Once we heard gold was found in California, we packed our wagon and headed West. ” 3. Using Quotes in the Script  GIVE CREDIT to who said it and when

44 4. Use narration effectively to …  INTRODUCE a subject and/or scenes  Explain the CONNECTION TO THE THEME  include quotes

45 NARRATOR: The year is Gold has just been discovered at Sutter’s Mill in California, causing an uproar in the media and a population rush to the West. As Mary Roberts a pioneer wrote in her diary in 1849, “Once we heard gold was found in California, we packed our wagon and headed West.” Fortune seekers drawn to the west were known as 49ers, but in fact this included women and Chinese immigrants as well. The majority of these settlers found that gold would not make them millionaires, but instead found their lives altered. (Scene One follows... Mary’s family is around kitchen table. Father reads about gold discovery.) NARRARTION & DIALOGUE EXAMPLE

46 5. Other Requirements  10 minute limit  NO audience participation  Must memorize and practice

47 Questions about Performances?

48 YOU ARE THE CRITIC!

49 POSITIVES NEGATIVES MEDIA DOCUMENTARIES

50 POSITIVES NEGATIVES PERFORMANCES

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52  Websites MUST be made through NHD’s web builder (Weebly)  Websites should be simple and informative. Focus on CONTENT rather than on website “extras”  Websites will NOT be able to be publicly viewed on the internet GENERAL INFORMATION

53 1. Home page 2. Introduction (thesis) 3. Causes 4. Background 5. Main information 6. Short term impact 7. Long term effects 8. Sources EIGHT PAGES IN WEBSITE

54  1,200 student-written words allowed.  Text needs to describe and analyze your topic--causes, what happened, effects.  Text MUST be approved before starting the creation of your website. ORIGINAL TEXT

55  At least ONE per page (more allowed, but don’t overcrowd the page)  Use more than just photographs--i.e. graphs, charts, maps, documents  Pictures/images need to MATCH and SUPPORT your text PICTURES & VISUALS

56  Pull from primary sources and give credit!  At least ONE PER PAGE  Use a different color or style to distinguish it from other text “This great nation will endure, as it has endured, will revive and will prosper.” --Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932 Inaugural Address, reassuring the American public QUOTES

57  Keep your website simple. Only add extra items that add to and support existing content.  Ideas include: Photo slideshow Audio clip Video clip Embedded document  100 MB limit for website! Bells & Whistles

58  oryWebsite.htm oryWebsite.htm  NOTE: Winning Examples are online here in the column on the right-hand side of the screen. Important Links for Websites

59 POSITIVES NEGATIVES WEBSITES

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