To create a self-portrait of you, showing how you have been impacted by your learning, withing the context of one of 3 Global Contexts.
You will answer the following:
How did your learning in I&S this year CHANGE?IMPACT?:
- What and how you THINK
- What you SAY
- What you FEEL
- What you SHOW in your actions
- What you want to CHANGE
What will this look like?
YOU – with a
- Thought bubble – What do you think about the Global Context and I&S
- Speech bubble – What do you want to say about the Global Context and I&S
- A HEART – What did you like or love about learning in I&S that relates to the Global Context
- Something in your hand – One thing that you will take with you/remember from I&S and the Global Context
- Point to your foot – one change you will make in regards to the Global Context and I&S
- Take a picture of yourself.
- Put it in the middle of a page – not too big, not too small.
- Now THINK – what were the themes this year, what were the big ideas? The SoIs? The concepts? The Life Lessons? How has what YOU have learned CHANGED how and who you are?
- Title the page with one of the following Global Contexts:
- Identities and Relationships
- Fairness and Development
- Personal and Cultural Expression
Step 1:You will be randomly assigned a person from this list.
Step 2: Create a slide that shows why your person brought the most change to society is .
- Rule 1: 1 slide
- Rule 2: No more than 3 words on each slide OR a quote about the person
- Rule 3: Find images on Creative Commons
- Rule 4: You must have a basic citation of the image (who took the photo and name of the photo)
- Rule 5: Put slide here (7M) or Here (7K)
- Step 3: Write your speech:
- Should be persuasive
- Must explain the persons contribution
- Must explain why was this contribution so important
Link to Empires Timeline Assessment
Notes on Important Characteristics of Empires
Don’t use Wikipedia
Search “____ Empire for students”, “…for kids”, “…timeline”, “…rise and fall”
Timelines can be a great way to find important dates / figures
Don’t forget to search for video documentaries, but don’t look at youtube comments (they are often from angry people who are still mad about the empire)
Where to research: Books in classroom, Library Books, Independent Online Research, YouTube Videos, BrainPop (username: yokohama, password hkc). Brainpop videos with connection to Empires include British Empire, Roman Empire, Spanish (conquistadors), Napoleon, info on World War 2. LibGuide on Empires, AND (really importantly) SchoolEB
- British Empire:
- The Amazing Histomap:
- Europe/Asian Empires animated map: