Presentations – Heritage Week June 3-7

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Heritage PROJECT
DUE: THUR: MAY 30th
Presentations – Heritage Week June 3-7
Your class will be doing a social studies project for Heritage Week on ITALY. Your classroom
teacher will assign the groups. This is a major Social Studies grade.
Your main research resources are:
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/rankorderguide.html
www.grolier.com
nationalgeographic.com
I.
GEOGRAPHY
A.
B.
KATIE, GRACE
MAP - Draw and color a map of your country to present to the class
and hang on the door. (Get paper from Mrs. G.) It must show:
1.
Geographic Coordinates
2.
Land Boundaries and Political Boundaries
3.
Capital and major cities
4.
Map legend and scale
5.
Compass rose
POWERPOINT -ANUSHA, ZACHARY, EKANSH, LOUIE
1.
Climate
2.
Landforms
3.
Natural Resources
4.
Natural hazards (like flooding)
II.
PLACES OF INTEREST Research three places of cultural, historical,
or tourist interest and report in a PowerPoint DAVID, NICK,
VICTORIA, ALEXIS
a)
b)
c)
III.
a. The Coliseum
b.__________________________
c.__________________________
HISTORY & GOVERNMENT (PowerPoints)
JAHAN, RYAN, BOBBY, ELENA,
EVELYN
IV.
A.
Early history/founding of the country
B.
Type of government and explanation/ comparison to US
C.
Hand-drawn flag of your country
POPULATION
A.
B.
V.
JOHN, JOEY, HUNTER, MATT, KENDALL
Pie graph showing breakdown of:
1.
Age of population
2.
Top Occupations
3.
Economic status (show comparison within country and to world)
4.
Educational level
5.
Any other relevant info
A collage of pictures of people and historic landmarks representing your assigned
county (for the door)
CULTURE (avoid religious references)
A.
B.
C.
D.
SALONIE, JENNA, OLIVIA, KATHARYN
Language(s) with audio sample if possible
Music
Arts and Architecture
Traditions and Festivals