children's book project EL LIBRO PARA NIÑOS Proyecto para la clase de español 1 The purpose of this project is to reinforce the use of the verb “estar” with prepositions (location words) through the writing of an original children’s book. This book will be modeled on the Children’s title – “¿Dónde está Max?-Students should be aware that this project will take the place of one classroom examination. Effort and final appearance construction of the project will be evaluated by the rubric below: varied use of vocabulary appropriate structure (grammar), such as word order in sentences, verb tense, subject and verb agreement, and nounadjective agreement creativity and originality (Use of imagination, original ideas, and ways of displaying the information that are unique to your project) general visual appeal (Does you project look nice, as if you spent some time and effort planning and putting it together) 20% 35% 15% 30% Projects must be completed and handed in by Tuesday, November 27, 2012 REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROJECTS The book will be entirely written in Spanish A title (cover) page This page must include the title (in Spanish), and the names of the people in the group that worked on the book. The names must be preceded by the words “Escrito por_________” (written by) and “Ilustrado por_________” (Illustrated by) The book will have a construction paper cover The content of the book (all other pages) will be done on white copy paper All materials necessary (paper, colored pencils, etc) will be supplied by the teacher All partners must participate equally. All work will be done in class, not at home. Any text (words) written inside the book must be checked by the teacher. Grammatical and spelling errors are not allowed in finished projects. They will severely reduce the grade for the book. The last page of the book must have the word “FIN” (the end) Each page that has text must beaccompanied by an illustration. Copying the model book “¿Dónde está Max? will result in a failing grade. The book is to be used as an example. BE CREATIVE! Your teacher is in the classroom to help you. Don’t hesitate to ask questions.