Essential Questions: By definition what is a product? Why are they made?
Find a product from the 1960’s that interests you or that you like and do a report on the following information. The report should be double spaced , include a picture timeline of the product, and a watermark picture of the product in the background. The report should use either 12 pt. Times New Roman, Verdana,
Use the following links to help you find out about your product:
Use the following links to help you cite your sources:
Timeline and Instructions for Final Product Project
The product you create will need to have the following:
Model of Product
Bookmark or letterhead
Total Possible Points
The final product and presentation is due week of January 12-15, 2008. There are no exceptions. If you have any questions, concerns or need help, please do not hesitate to let me know. During this week, you will have to present your final product presentation to receive a final grade.
If you need extra time before the deadlines to work on the project, you can come after school on Wednesday or Friday at 3:45 in the computer lab, providing you let me know ahead of time.
20 Minute Quiz on PowerPoint - PDN (Please Do Now)
Students will create an animated object that assesses their skills in using the motion path animation tool and reinforcing animation tools already learned.
Students will be able to create a sequence of an event from beginning to end.
Students will show their use of graphically designed PowerPoint layouts.
1. Creativity and Innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology. Students will:
a. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products or processes.
b. create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making
Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. Students will:
b. plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.
List of possible scenarios to create and animate
Inform students that they have only 20 minutes to reproduce and create a slideshow animated scene that will use motion path and prior animation tools learned in PowerPoint. they have to choose from the list of scenarious given. The slideshow should consist of 4 slides including a introductory slide. The first slide should continue the graphic theme into the second slide. (Show example).
Students will be graded on the following with a total of 16 pt.:
Rubric 16 pt. = A, 14 pt. = B, 12 pt. = C, 10 pt. = D, 9 or below = 0
8 pt. for following directions and content with 2 pt per item:
Be Reflective About Music
Have students answer the following reflective questions as they are listening to the music
After students have listened to each song for about a half a minute to a minute, stop the music and discuss the questions.
Next have students listen to the songs again, but this time pass out a sheet with the words on it for each song. Have them reflect on the following questions:
Do the words of these songs have any meaning? If so what kind of meaning, and how do we derive meaning from songs? What makes a song a good or bad influence?
As you are listening to the song, circle words that stand out for you—do they say anything to you? Why?
Show students the PowerPoint presentation that shows them how society effects us through music and our belief system. As students are watching the presentation ask them to journal what they believe each slide is trying to make them feel and believe.
After completion of the questions and presentation, students will then create three songs from www.jamglue.com that reflect who they believe themselves to be and what they stand for……….they should explain why they have chosen the particular songs they have. The songs cannot have any inappropriate words, images or comments. It should be a mix with each song lasting about 1 minute. Next, they should find the lyrics to each one of the songs and put together their mix through words. They should be able to explain why they chose the songs and sections of the songs that they did and make a presentation as to how these songs affect who they believe they are and how they think.