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Grade 10 History Culminating Assignment – Ideas for the Final Product
My Connecting Theme Unit One Topic Unit Two Topic Unit Three Topic etc.
The Final Step Choose one of your unit topics from Step One and develop a creative product that clearly demonstrates the importance of that topic for your theme and for Canada’s 20 th Century.
Conventional Approaches Front page of newspaper/newsletter that captions differing aspects of your topic/event or differing opinions about its historical significance A script for short play: using script style you should develop a clear storyline, with a main character/hero who has an clear objective or a goal – add in a written piece that justifies your topic as being significant enough to have a play written about it Write a 5-paragraph research essay that clearly explores the historical significance of your topic/event using three body paragraphs to discuss three elements of significance
Ideas for Products: Postage Stamp 1) Design a new postage stamp that commemorates your chosen topic and write a piece justifying your topic’s significance for Canadian History.
2) Design a video game based on your topic/event. Consider appropriate icons, graphics, features by creating a six panel story board with captions to explain your design and write a formal piece justifying your topic’s significance for Canadian History. Ideas for Products: Video Game A Hero ! A Storyline An objective/goal
3) Write an illustrated 10 page children’s book that features your topic event and places it in the context of your overall theme. A main character A storyline Text (appropriate for children) Powerful images Accurate historical details Ideas for Products: Kids Book Finally, do a written justification describing the significance of your topic for Canada’s 20th Century
4) Design a Heritage Minute Video Make a Six Panel Story Board; you could make the video as well
5) Using accurate historical detail write the lyrics for a two-verse song with chorus and then write a formal piece explaining the significance of your topic for Canada’s 20 th Century: Ideas for Products: Song Prohibition Dieppe The Avro Arrow
18-panel or three-page historical comic A Canadian hero A storyline Captions, speech bubbles, signs, sound effects, etc. Powerful images accurate historical details Ideas for Products: Comic Book 6) Design a short comic book that focusses on a key event/person from Canada’s 20 th century: