"What If the Colonists Had Instagram?" is the title of a cross-curricular social studies and writing project the students will begin working on this week. I am really excited about this project, which will allow students to showcase their creativity while learning more about the early English settlers in Jamestown, Roanoke, and Plymouth.
This project will be something the students will be expected to work on both at home and at school. I have class time set aside in the coming weeks to assist students here at school, but not enough to allow the project to be done entirely during school.
The final project is due on Friday December 11th.
You will find several useful pages under the documents tab on my webpage:
1. Assignment information sheet - this page not only explains the project, but outlines my expectations for the project. This page will be given to the students.
2. Project rubric - a copy of this will be given to the students and a rubric will need to be handed in with the final project.
3. Project Example - this is an example of how you could complete the project using the computer (this example was created in Word). Character, location, photo, caption, likes, comments, and citing of photo sources are all mandatory. Hashtagging is optional. This format does NOT have to be used. Projects may be computer generated, hand drawn/written (neatly!), traced, etc.