World War II:
Essential Question: What are all the ways in which conflict impacts a nation? Each group will pick one of the following nine(9) topics and research it.
Each group will:
A. Present their research to the class.
B. Compile detailed notes of their topic
1. Example: /webpages/sjarvis/files/cold%20war%20notes.pdf
2. Groups will divide the responsibilities with each member taking one of the subdivisions
3. Use Historical Thinking as a guide for your research. http://teachinghistory.org/historical-thinking-intro
a. Multiple Accounts & Perspectives May use short video clips of WW II events in your presentation
b. Analysis of Primary Sources
e. Claim-Evidence Connection
4. You can use any of the following media forms to present your research to the class
C. Will need to turn in a copy of your research notes, with a works cited page, to me
1. Due Thursday 3/1/12 by 3:30 pm
a. Turn in through iChat or email
D. Create Script and Storyboard for you iMovie or Podcast
1. Script is what you will say while narrating your iMovie or podcast
2. Storyboard is used to organize the pictures & video segments you will use to illustrate your presentations
a. The storyboard you will use can be found on the Modern US History main page.
i. It is a pages layout document with 10 pages. Save it to your desktop
3. Due Thursday 3/8/12 at the beginning of class
iChat or email
E. Recording & editing:
1. Recording & Editing: You will have 4 class periods to practice, record, & edit.
Thursday 3/8/12 to Tuesday 3/13/12 with the end product being due at the beginning of the period on Wednesday
3/14/12. Each group will have to get together before this class period & combine their segments into one. On this day, and the following day, we will go through the presentations in the order they have been listed in the lesson
All due dates will be subject to change based upon any late starts or snow days during the duration of this project.