Presentation on theme: "One-Pagers. Purpose A one-pager is a single-page response to the topic. It is a way of making your own pattern of your unique understanding. It is a way."— Presentation transcript:
Purpose A one-pager is a single-page response to the topic. It is a way of making your own pattern of your unique understanding. It is a way to be creative and experimental. It is a way to respond imaginatively and honestly.
Purpose It is a way to be brief and compressed in a world drowning in paper. A one-pager is a valuable way to own what you learn. We learn best when we can create our own patterns
Directions 1.Select theme or quote dealing with the assigned topics Use it as a springboard to explore your own ideas 2.Use a visual image or images, either drawn or cut out from magazines, to create a central focus for your page
Directions 3. Cluster around this image(s) impressions, feelings, or thoughts regarding what you have read or researched. 4.Develop a question or two and answer them the more difficult the questions the better you demonstrate your level of understanding of the material.
How will it be graded? Category4321 Graphics - Relevance All graphics are related to the topic and make it easier to understand. All graphics are related to the topic and most make it easier to understand. All graphics relate to the topic. Graphics do not relate to the topic. Graphics - Originality Several of the graphics used on the poster reflect an exceptional degree of student creativity in their creation and/or display. One or two of the graphics used on the poster reflect student creativity in their creation and/or display. The graphics are made by the student, but are based on the designs or ideas of others. No graphics made by the student are included Quality of Information Information clearly relates to the main topic. It includes several supporting details and/or examples. Information clearly relates to the main topic. It provides 1-2 supporting details and/or examples. Information clearly relates to the main topic. No details and/or examples are given. Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic. Focus on Topic There is one clear, well-focused topic. Main idea stands out and is supported by detailed information Main idea is clear but the supporting information is general. Main idea is somewhat clear but there is a need for more supporting information. The main idea is not clear. There is a seemingly random collection of information. Readability The overall appearance of the one- pager is pleasing and easy to read. The overall appearance of the one-pager is somewhat pleasing and easy to read. The one-pager is relatively readable. The one-pager is difficult to read.
One Pagers can be created on plain computer paper, construction paper, or with computer programs like Microsoft Publisher, PowerPoint, or Fireworks. Please use the format that is the most comfortable for you. Thank you Kaleb Jensen for the excellent One Pagers.
Topics and Due Dates Use your syllabus to identify topics and due dates. Topics are listed under the assigned chapter headings for each week. You may use any topic in the unit we are studying. There will be a one pager due prior to each unit exam.
Topics August 27 th Early inhabitants of the Americas, early explorations, ecological consequences of Columbus’s discovery, introduction of slavery, Spanish and French claims, the rise of mercantilism; The Chesapeake and southern English colonies, ties with Caribbean economies, British mercantilism, New England and the Puritans, religious dissent, colonial politics and conflict with British authority, the middle colonies; Tobacco and rice colonies, African American Culture, colonial family life, dissent in New England and the Witch trials, immigration and demographic change, the Atlantic economy, the Great Awakening, education and culture, colonial politics.