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We are going to be reading the first book in the Hunger Games trilogy. To begin our study of this novel, we need to understand the meaning of dystopia and utopia. You are going to create a way to teach your class the differences and similarities between these terms. Be Creative!!

Must include

  • definition of dystopia and utopia
  • creative way to show the meaning
  • examples what each term looks like
  • advantages and disadvantages to each
  • sources where your found your information DO NOT COPY AND PASTE THE INFORMATION!

Options for presenting the information

Directions

  1. Find your information
  2. Create your presentation
  3. Copy and paste the link for your presentation into your comment under your period
    1. Include First and Last Name
  4. Comment on at least 2 other students presentations
    1. Comments must be thoughtful, helpful, and school appropriate.
    2. Include First and Last Name, and Period

Due Dates

Presentation Posted by: Friday by 5:00pm

Comments on Presentations: Monday by 5:00pm

Rubric

25 points- Individual Presentation

  • Points will be deducted for spelling, and grammar mistakes, not citing your sources, lack of creativity.

10 p0ints- comments made on other students’ presentations.

We are going to be reading the first book in the Hunger Games trilogy. To begin our study of this novel, we need to understand the meaning of dystopia and utopia. You are going to create a way to teach your class the differences and similarities between these terms. Be Creative!!

Must include

  • definition of dystopia and utopia
  • creative way to show the meaning
  • examples what each term looks like
  • advantages and disadvantages to each
  • sources where your found your information DO NOT COPY AND PASTE THE INFORMATION!

Options for presenting the information

Directions

  1. Find your information
  2. Create your presentation
  3. Copy and paste the link for your presentation into your comment under your period
    1. Include First and Last Name
  4. Comment on at least 2 other students presentations
    1. Comments must be thoughtful, helpful, and school appropriate.
    2. Include First and Last Name, and Period

Due Dates

Presentation Posted by: Friday by 5:00pm

Comments on Presentations: Monday by 5:00pm

Rubric

25 points- Individual Presentation

  • Points will be deducted for spelling, and grammar mistakes, not citing your sources, lack of creativity.

10 p0ints- comments made on other students’ presentations.

We are going to be reading the first book in the Hunger Games trilogy. To begin our study of this novel, we need to understand the meaning of dystopia and utopia. You are going to create a way to teach your class the differences and similarities between these terms. Be Creative!!

Must include

  • definition of dystopia and utopia
  • creative way to show the meaning
  • examples what each term looks like
  • advantages and disadvantages to each
  • sources where your found your information DO NOT COPY AND PASTE THE INFORMATION!

Options for presenting the information

Directions

  1. Find your information
  2. Create your presentation
  3. Copy and paste the link for your presentation into your comment under your period
    1. Include First and Last Name
  4. Comment on at least 2 other students presentations
    1. Comments must be thoughtful, helpful, and school appropriate.
    2. Include First and Last Name, and Period

Due Dates

Presentation Posted by: Friday by 5:00pm

Comments on Presentations: Monday by 5:00pm

Rubric

25 points- Individual Presentation

  • Points will be deducted for spelling, and grammar mistakes, not citing your sources, lack of creativity.

10 p0ints- comments made on other students’ presentations.

 

 

Friendly Reminder!! You must have the following done to watch the movie, “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”, next FRIDAY!!

  1. Completed Blog-Due this Wednesday
    1. About Post, 3 Posts, Poll, and Results Post
    2. Comments on at least 4 other blogs
  2. Completed “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”Notebook-Due Next Thursday
  3. Completed Big Question Writing Task- Done in class Next Tuesday-Thursday
  4. Signed Parent Permission Slip for the Movie

Parents and Guardians we would like to invite you to the students’ presentations of their speeches and blogs on Friday. Please read the attached letter that describes the place and time of the presentations. Hope to see you there!

Parent Information Letter for Presentations

Example Blogs

Here are some examples of student made blogs to get ideas. Notice how they use academic language, and are EXPERTS on their topics!

 http://ritashehirian.wordpress.com/a-tribute-to-cuteness/
 http://www.leafthetreesalone.wordpress.com
 http://www.ilcej44.wordpress.com
 http://www.hunsproject.wordpress.com

 http://www.whatsupextinction.wordpress.com
 http://www.ymuliaga.wordpress.com
 http://www.pledgetonottextdrive.wordpress.com

Do you enjoy making videos? Click here for the directions!

Website: http://www.animoto.com

Watch the following video as an example of what you can do.

Seventh Grade

You are now going to be a Blog Publisher! You and your group have researched, and written about your topic. Now is the time to create your own blog about your topic. Remember you are the EXPERT! Prove it!

The due dates of the assignments are listed on the homework calendar.

Our kidblog site: http://kidblog.org/7thgradeChaseELA/

Click here for the requirements

Here is a link to the online version of the novel. You may use this to complete assignments at home.

Boy in the Striped Pajamas

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