Phase II. of Political Spectrum Project: The Group Presentation/Product
Students have completed their individual research phase.
On Tuesday, their groups were given options and the first part of their Action-Decision Process. Today, they began the second part of the Action-Decision Process.
First, the choices they had:
PRODUCT OPTIONS – Political Spectrum Research Project:
1.Design and Publish a multipage NEWSPAPER devoted to your topic that contains:
Masthead Headline Lead Story (Who, what where, when, why)
2-3 Articles per Group member Photographs Multiple pages Political cartoon
Neat, clean, attractive, well-designed composition, “realistic” look.
Grammatically correct and free of spelling errors.
2.Design and present a 10 minute SLIDEWARE PRESENTATION on your topic:
“Slideware” means using Powerpoint, Sliderocket or Prezi presentation apps/software
Organized Visually interesting Accurate Informative Comprehensive
Creative Grammatically correct Each group member contributes
Clear Intro and Conclusion Entertaining
3.Videotape and present (i.e. – it will play for your class) a 10 minute NEWS BROADCAST on your Topic (alternately you perform this LIVE!):
In style of Network News Anchorman Reporters with 3-5 story segments
Requires a typed Script Moves smoothly Fast paced Informative Accurate
All segments together comprehensively explain topic May have commercials
You can have non-group members as “extras” as needed
4. Design a series of three (3) PETER DURAND STYLE POSTERS
Examples at http://www.alphachimp.com
75 % text/25 % images Visually Interesting Factually Accurate Colorful Comprehensive
Posters are a series where information is coherently presented in a logical sequence
Spelling Neat & Clean Legible lettering Creative Good Composition Attractive to look at
Next are the Decision -Action Process instructions from Tuesday:
1. Discuss Presentation options
2. Exchange contact information – home and caell phone #, email etc.
3. Schedule times to meet outside of school
4. Review all the note cards as a group. Identify areas of research strength and weakness. strong areas will become the core of your presentation/product.
5. Identify strengths of group members – what rols and tasks are they best suited to do?
The presentation/product selected should be a realistic match for the talents, research material, interests and time available outside of school for the group.
Wednesday’s instructions will be a separate post.