Presentation on theme: "Multicultural Lit.: August 18, 2009 Essential Question: What do youth value MOST today? Standard: ELA12W3 The student uses research and technology to support."— Presentation transcript:
Multicultural Lit.: August 18, 2009 Essential Question: What do youth value MOST today? Standard: ELA12W3 The student uses research and technology to support writing. Journal Entry #1: Copy Journal Entry Instructions J.E #2: KWL Chart: Woodstock (see diagram) Collect Vocab. Book $
Journal Entry Instructions Copy the following: J. E. #1 1. number each entry 2. date each entry 3. write clearly/legibly 4. skip ~2 lines between each entry 5. write on both sides of the page 6. bring journal to class EACH DAY!
K-W-L CHART: WOODSTOCK CONCERT 1969 (continue to add on to this chart throughout the week) K ( what you know )W (what you want to know) L (what you learned)
Research Topic Selection 1.Suitable for research 2.Ample reference material 3.Can be presented objectively 4.More than a biographical treatment 5.Allow for interpretations ***Needs BOUNDARIES, enables researcher to FOCUS ***Introductory reading can be in the form of encyclopedias, histories, periodicals, textbooks, histories, etc. Examples: General Topic: Violence Narrowed Topic: Violence in the Media Narrowed More: Violence on Television APPROPRIATE TOPIC: The Implications of Violence on Television
OBJECTIVES August 18, 2009 Senior Project Overview: Handbook & Mentor Manual (~30 min.) - brief discussion of listed possible topics and products Woodstock presentation group work (~30 min.)
Sample Senior Project Example #1 (broad topic): Education (topic you’d like to research): “Importance of Teaching the Bible in Public School” (product): Devise and conduct a survey on the teaching the Bible in public schools (possible mentors): pastor, professor of religion
Sample Senior Project Example #2 (broad topic): Obesity (topic you’d like to research): “Increase of Childhood Obesity in America” (product): Devise a diet and exercise program for a high school girl and boy- measure fat gain/loss over a 1-month period (possible mentors): nutritionist, personal trainer
Sample Senior Project Example #2 (broad topic): War (topic you’d like to research): “Effects of War on the Economy” (product): Design a brochure that defines how the economy is effected by war (possible mentors): economist, professor of econ.
HOMEWORK August 18, 2009 Using the sample Senior Project slides, bring in your own samples for your 3 possible senior project topics: - broad topic #1: - topic you’d like to research that ties in to the broad topic: - product: - possible mentors: (repeat the above sequence for topics #2 & #3) Woodstock research and powerpoint work Prepare for Vocab. assessment: Unit 1 (1 st 10 words) Bring Mentor Manual and Senior Project Handbook to class
Reminder Slide August 18, 2009 Wednes., Aug. 19:Patty Morgan- Senior Project Speech Friday, Aug. 21: Woodstock Group Presentations and Vocab. assessment: Unit 1 (1 st 10 words) Sept. 2 & 3: Meet in class- Library Orientation for Senior Project