Human-Environment Interaction

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Human-Environment Interaction

Flipbook Project

Directions: Choose one of ways that people affect the environment—agriculture, dam building, deforestation, desertification, energy use, or urbanization.

Conduct research and create a flipbook to share the following:

Where and why does it happen?

How does it affect people?

How does it affect the environment?

Are there any solutions or alternatives?

Your flipbook should be constructed like this:

Cover: Title and Illustration

Introduction: Identify your topic

Definition of topic

Introduce subtopics

Colorful illustration

Subtopic Pages: Topic sentence

2-3 supporting details

Closing sentence

Colorful illustration

Works Cited: This will go on the very back, and will list the source(s) you used when you researched the topic.

Use the web diagram on the back to take notes as you research.

Remember to keep notes BRIEF and phrase ideas in your OWN WORDS.

 Also, keep track of the books/sources you use to find your information. (You must use at least one book and at least one Grolier source.)

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Possible solutions or alternatives to minimize impact?

What causes this, or why does it happen?

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How does it affects people and the environment

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What places/ regions are affected?

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Book Sources Used:

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City where published: _______________________________________________________

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Grolier Sources Used:

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Titles/Labels

Illustrations

Topic

Sentences

Supporting

Details

Closing

Sentences

Works Cited

Writing

Conventions

HEI Flipbook Grading Rubric

Exceeds Standards

Cover and each tab of flipbook feature clever, creative titles related to the topics

Meets Standards

Cover and each tab of flipbook feature an appropriate title related to the topic

Cover and each page of flipbook features a creative, colorful, hand-drawn illustration that relates to the topic

Each paragraph begins with a topic sentence that states the main idea of that section, and uses strong vocabulary to add variety to the way these are written

Each paragraph contains at least three specific supporting details that show evidence of accurate research

Each paragraph ends with a closing sentence that restates the main idea of that section without being too similar to the topic sentence

Works Cited is present and is formatted perfectly

Writing overall contains almost no errors in spelling, capitalization, and grammar that distract the reader

Cover and each page of flipbook features a neat, colorful illustration that relates to the topic

Each paragraph begins with a topic sentence that states the main idea of that section

Each paragraph contains at least two supporting details that show evidence of accurate research

Each paragraph ends with a closing sentence that restates the main idea of that section

Works Cited is present and is formatted almost perfectly

Writing overall contains some errors in spelling, capitalization, and grammar that distract the reader

Below Standards

Cover and/or each tab of flipbook is missing an appropriate title related to the topic

Cover and/or each page of flipbook is missing a neat, colorful illustration that relates to the topic

One or more paragraphs is missing a topic sentence that states the main idea of that section

One or more paragraphs is missing at least two supporting details that show evidence of accurate research

One or more paragraphs is missing a closing sentence that restates the main idea of that section

Points

Possible

3

3

5

10

5

Works Cited is missing or contains many errors in formatting

Writing overall contains many errors in spelling, capitalization, and grammar that distract the reader

1

3

TOTAL: ______ / 30

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