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Following the NC Graduation Project Rubrics
1. The student will be stretched or challenged through this project. 2. The student must have a serious and sustained interest/passion about the project topic. 3. The student must demonstrate growth throughout the process. 4. The student must follow and pass (with satisfactory or exemplary) the NC Graduation Project Rubrics. 5. The student will experience more of his/her community through this project.
Proposal Product w/Service Learning Paper Portfolio Presentation Get approved Meet w/Mentor and create product Write research paper Complete Product and Service Learning Complete Portfolio Present to Judges Propose a topic
Full Block Formal Business Letter Addressed to Owen High Committee Attached to CONTRACT (includes student, parent, academic advisor, mentor, service learning coordinator signatures) Paper topic approved by English teacher or Mrs. Wendy Cable (GP Committee chair) Very specific guidelines Mentor information sheet also required Due to English teacher for review before committee
MLA style (Modern Language Association) –Times New Roman 12 pt. font –Double Spaced, 1 inch margins 5 full pages (1 line on the 6 th ) Must have header and heading Student generated graph/chart (1/4 size of page) Works Cited page, including header Paper is electronically turned in to Turnitin.com website as well as English teacher The English teacher grades the first copy, with an option to revise for a higher grade. MUST HAVE FLASHDRIVE FOR ALL WRITTEN MATERIAL
15 hours w/ mentor for a satisfactory grade 16 hours w/ mentor for an exemplary grade (A) –Mentor must be 21 years old –Must not be an immediate family member or a member of your household –Must be outside the school 2 hours of service learning »May or may not be w/ mentor ( but must have a service learning coordinator) »2 hrs. is part of the 15/16 hours »Must not be free labor »Community service encouraged Product includes work w/mentor (shadowing or lessons), w/ a tangible piece of evidence (scrapbook, photo album, video, model, demonstration, etc.) Photo documentation required for ALL students throughout the process Product, Service Learning Component, Picture documentation, Graduation Project Log, AA Log, Mentor Verification form, and Visual Aids ALL due same time At least 5 contacts w/an Owen High teacher, administrator, OR counselor who agrees to serve as an Academic Advisor The community judges grade the product.
White,1 inch, 3 ring binder w/ plastic sleeve in front Must save material on a flashdrive All information MLA style Portfolio includes research paper as well as other reflective writing material Photo documentation in portfolio The English teacher grades the portfolio.
2 Mock presentations (1 teacher, 1 class) 8-10 minute SPEECH (grade penalty for time under or over) Demonstrations, videos, etc. may expend 3 of those minutes 3 community judges, 1 teacher room host Professional attire Specific components The community judges grade the presentation.
GP Off Campus Day One day to work with mentor off campus during school hours Student is NOT counted absent, counts as a field trip Student must seek prior approval from parent, English teacher, and Mrs. Turner Student must give copies of off-campus approval to all current teachers and Mrs. Taylorat least 2 days before planned event Must use off-campus day opportunity before day product is due.
TopicResearch PaperProductService Learning DanceImpact of dancer Martha Graham and her interpretation of the American Experience Dance lessons or shadow an instructor and a dance demonstration Teach K-6 students a lesson on creative movement Veterinary Medicine Animal population control Shadow a veterinarian; compile a scrapbook of the experience Volunteer at an animal shelter or assist in an animal adoption day Martial ArtsYoga or Tai Chis effects on mind and body Lessons in Tai Chi or Yoga along with a demonstration Teach Tai Chi to a group of senior citizens EducationThe effects of mainstreaming versus isolation within the special education setting Shadow a special education teacher at a lower school, prepare a lesson and teach it Offer tutoring for students in after school care Fashion/SewingThe evolution of technology within the fashion industry Take lessons from a seamstress, design and sew a dress in period style Organize a winter coat drive; donate them to a shelter
Proposal: Thursday, September 5, 2013 Paper: Thursday, October 17, 2013 to Turnitin.com Product: Monday, November 25, 2013 Portfolio: Thursday, December 5, 2013 Presentation: Tuesday, December 17, 2013