Choose any two to complete. Save a copy of your notes on a jump stick as well as a copy on the computer. All Tasks will be evaluated using this Rubric.
|Silversmith's At Work||Cartoonists at Work Center||On to Activities|
|Interview an Historical Figure|
Ever picture yourself a reporter?[Tipsonwriting] Well now is your chance! You will research one of the following historical people [ listed below ] who are found in your novel. You must pay particular attention to little details about the individual because you have to interview him. Go to these primary resources and read some speeches to get a better idea of what they are like. HistoricalDocumentCollection.You are to make up twenty interview questions after your research. You will read these orally in front of the class. You could ask another student to role play the interviewer on the day of the Oral Presentation. You must decide if you will dress up as the historical person.
Once you have your research complete Write up your first draft of your questions and answers and show these to the teacher. You must then design a Computer Presentation to show after your questions- a biography on the person. Show it to the class.
AllMenoftheRevolution GeorgeWashington SamuelAdams JohnHancock DaughtersOfRevolution
Hand in your interviews to the teacher. You will present the interview on presentation day.
You will be judged on: Interview Questions: 10 Quality and Relevance to the book. 10 Effort 5
Evaluation Have your notes to hand in. Content- 10.... Presentation Design - 10...
Oral Skills- 5
Sons_of_Liberty"? Research at the computer center by gathering all your information about the goings on in this organization. Use the links below for background information and further understanding about this group. You can go to this Forum to see what others are saying about the American Revolution. Show who was involved in this organization.
Make a Microsoft Presentation brochure advertising this organization. Try to recruit members by offering prizes etc. You could prepare this brochure using other forms of multimedia like Lotus Graphics, digital cameras, scanners etc.
Evaluation of Multimedia Presentation:
Presentation---10 Use of Multimedia Features ---
5-------- Content 10
|Research Political Cartoonists||Draw Political Cartoons|
Know how the people of Boston
got the message around showing their displeasure over
TheIntolerableActs? They used
politicalpropaganda cartoons . They sent these
to local newspapers.They poked fun of politicians and The British Government
who supported The Intolerable Acts. Go to
Teen_Cartoons and view the great news worthy fun political cartoons at
Draw A Cartoon.
Your cartoon is worth
25. Use any medium but must have lots of detail showing you understood
the issues of the day.
Silversmiths At Work 1.
to help you understand the trade.
Writing Newspaper Articles
Silversmiths At Work
1. Look at Asa RansomSilversmith to help you understand the trade.
2.Go to Colonial Silversmiths
3. Visit the MuseumofTheRevolutionaryWar
Look at the following primary documents, which are actual accounts in newspapers of the day, to get an idea of how newspapers reported events during this time. ConnecticutGazette1781 Some old papers EarlyWritingExamples
Complete your rough draft on the computer after doing the research.
Spell check and grammar check. Once all articles are complete we will design our newspaper.
Content/information: /15 Grammar: /10