• Project - Sudan & South Sudan Response

    Posted by George Mortimer on 11/22/2019 12:30:00 PM

    Task: Create a one page response or sketchnote that demonstrates what you have learned about Sudan and South Sudan.

     

    Discuss the following (including but not limited to):

    ·         First and Second Sudanese Civil Wars

    ·         The story of the Lost Boys of Sudan

    ·         South Sudan’s Independence and civil war

    ·         Problems and challenges South Sudan faces.

     

    Be sure to:

    ·         Submit your freewrite/ mind map draft with the final project.

    ·         Demonstrate an analysis of the text by identifying important people, events, and ideas related to the task.

    ·         Use a variety details from all three sources.

    ·         Use precise language and content specific vocabulary.

    ·         Organize your response to explain and emphasize different ideas and details from the sources.

    o   Written response: use paragraphs to focus your writing on different ideas and topics.

    o   Sketchnote: use a variety of fonts (different styles, sizes, and colors), images, and containers.

     

     

    Exceeds standards (3pts)

    Meets Standards (2pt)

    Below Standards (1pt)

    Content/ Analysis

    7R3

    Demonstrates an understanding of each text by identifying important people, events, and ideas with inferences.

    Demonstrates a mostly literal understanding of each text by identifying important people, events, and ideas.

    Demonstrates a lack of understanding of one or more texts by inaccurately identifying important people, events, and ideas.

    Command of Evidence 7R1

    Uses a wide variety of text evidence from all texts to support the analysis of what the texts say.

     

    Uses text evidence from all texts to support the analysis of what the texts say.

    Lacks evidence from some or all texts to support the analysis of what the texts say.

    Use of Language

    7W2c

    Uses sophisticated, precise language and content specific language.

    Uses precise language and content specific language.

    Inconsistent or imprecise use of language and content specific language.

     

    Organization

    7W2a

    Demonstrates a logical organization of ideas and concepts using focused paragraphs that build on one another.

     

    Demonstrates a logical organization of ideas and concepts using a variety of fonts (size, styles, colors), images, and containers.

    Demonstrates a clear organization of ideas and concepts using focused paragraphs.

     

    Demonstrates organization of ideas and concepts using some variety of fonts (size, styles, colors), images, and containers.

    Lacks a clear organization of ideas and concepts using focused paragraphs.

     Lacks a clear organization of ideas and concepts using fonts (size, styles, colors), images, and containers.

         

    Sudan Response Task

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  • HW - WP.11 - Weekly Pages DUE 11/25/19

    Posted by George Mortimer on 11/22/2019 12:00:00 PM

    Weekly Pages Task and Rubric

    Task: Write two full pages in your Writer’s Notebook. The writing can be about anything, but it must be original writing.

    Weekly Pages Do’s

    §  Write about whatever you want.

    §  Put effort into your writing.

    §  Write what you are thinking.

    §  Write about your life.

    §  Write about people you know.

    §  Make up stories.

    §  Describe people, places, events.

    §  Write down things you overheard.

    §  Relive your memories.

    §  Describe your feelings.

    §  Complain, day dream, fantasize.

    §  Ask questions.

    §  Research a topic or question that interests you.

    §  Write a How To guide.

    §  Ponder the big and small mysteries of the world.

    §  Make lists.

    §  Amuse yourself.

    §  Decorate the pages with designs or drawings (that show effort).

    Weekly Pages Don’ts

    §  Skip a bunch of lines or put giant spaces between words just to take up space.

    §  Write the same word, phrase, or sentence over and over.

    §  Copy someone else’s writing.

    §  Write really big to take up space.

    §  Include giant drawings that require little effort just to take up space.

    Rubric Criteria

    Content:

    · Entry includes original writing by the student.

    · Meets requirements of special assignment (if assigned).

    Effort:

    · Full pages with little to no wasted space.

    · Detailed drawings/ designs (if included).

    Labels/ Punctuality:

    · Includes clearly labelled HW number.

    · Handed in on time.

    Scoring

    Check +  Entry includes all elements of the rubric criteria. (grade: 100)

     

    Check Entry is missing one element of the rubric criteria. (grade: 85)

     

    Check- Entry is missing two elements of the rubric criteria. (grade: 70)

     

    0 Did not hand in OR missing all three elements of the rubric criteria. (grade: 0)

     

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