Class Report Assignment Child Development 11 Be Prepared O Research your topic thoroughly O Refer to your CD11 webpage on the Library website O Find your topic in your text O Read additional books and articles O Discuss your topic with someone who may have experience with it Write Your Paper O Write a three page paper on what you have learned O Use information from your readings O If you are quoting from a book or article be sure to use the author’s name and page number O NEVER QUOTE DIRECTLY WITHOUT GIVING CREDIT TO THE AUTHOR Works Cited Page O Include a page listing the books and articles that you used. O Format for a works cited page can be accessed through the LAMC library webpage or visit a librarian for help O All sources must be referenced O Include the children’s books that you have found in a separate section of your Works Cited page Attach Grading Sheet O The grading sheet is in your syllabus and must be attached to your three page paper O Submit your paper to me BEFORE you start your oral presentation Oral Report O The oral presentation is five minutes long O The preference is that this be done on PowerPoint O Help in creating a PowerPoint is available in our CDSRC (Child Development Student Resource Center Be Prepared O Think carefully about the main points that you want to share with the class O Organize your thoughts on small cards to use with your presentation to remind you of your key points O Collect and prepare the resources that you are going to share Resources Required O You will earn points for bringing resources to share with the class O Resources can be children’s books, handouts of websites or places to go for help or information Practice! O Practice your five minute oral presentation at home in front of someone or even in front of a mirror O Time yourself O Use cards to stay focused and confident O Practice looking up often as you go through the presentation O Smile in front of the mirror! Day of Presentation O Bring everything necessary: Paper containing works cited page and grading form Power Point Resources (children’s books, handouts, etc.) Small cards for your reference Confidence! Smiles! O Breathe – inhale, exhale, inhale, exhale O Look up often – engage your listeners! O Remember: you are the expert and we appreciate you sharing your knowledge with us!