AWED: The Sophomore Project “Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.” –Pauline Kezer Another Way to Educate and Demonstrate Complete a research paper on a chosen topic. Complete a multi-genre product with 3 parts. Give a presentation to your peers. Come to school at night on December 11th to showcase your work! educationally appropriate topic related to a class for which you can find VALID sources on our networked computers something you are interested in, but are not an expert in right now. Keep in mind that it will be displayed for the community, so it needs to be something that would interest someone besides you. You are teaching this topic to me, your peers, and your community Your Topic Choice is due on: September 8th. Just a biography of a famous person Topics that can’t be researched on our filtered internet Topics that don’t connect to the curriculum of a class (purely sports, pop culture, etc.) Topics that would require you to participate in illegal or immoral activities. Duh. Final draft of the paper must be uploaded into Turnitin.com Different types of writing or activities, such as: poems, short stories, song lyrics, newscasts, brochures, fables, photo essays, cartoons, children’s books, etc. You will have to complete 3 genres on your topic. -Digital: Photo Essay (PPT) -Creative Writing (you choose a genre appropriate to your topic) -Visual (hands-on project) Presentations will be given from December 1-5 in class. Presentations will be 5-7 minutes in length. Presentation time slots will be randomly drawn on November 25 so students will know which day they are to present. On the night of December 11th, you are required to come to school from 6:30-8:30 for the showcase of all of your work. you will have to be there between 5:40 and 6:00 PM. There will be a program in the auditorium for the top projects to be featured for the crowd and the students. Eng. II teacher choose the top projects with some student input All students will be decorating a table (booth), displaying all of their genres for everyone to see, making it informative and appealing. There is a contest for the best five booths ($25 Visa gift card for each of the five winners.) I won’t read it, and you will receive a zero. For the research paper, students must turn it in during their class period on the day it is due. If it is turned in later on during the day, it is ten points off. Cheating and plagiarism are violations of the honor code and students will receive a zero and will be turned in to the administration if they violate the honor code. No. Make sure it is on time on your presentation day. If a student does not complete the research paper and project requirements and does not give a presentation, he or she cannot attend the Sophomore Showcase as a participating student since he or she will have nothing to present. This will result in a zero for that grade.