PLEASE DO NOT MARK ON ANY OF THESE HANDOUTS TEXAS HISTORY CATTLE TRAILS / RANCHING PROJECT DIRECTIONS : You will be creating your own ranch in Texas during the late 1800’s. You will be publishing information about your ranch in Power Point format to include a job advertisement for cowboys to come and work for you. Below you will find the information you need to include in your Power Point. GUIDELINES: GO TO JMSLabs/Farner Texas History/ Cattle Drive PowerPoint Outline and open the file READ AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS! DO NOT USE ANY FONT SMALLER THAN 24 EACH SLIDE IS REQUIRED TO HAVE A TITLE DO NOT PLAY WITH CHANGING ANY FONT SIZES UNTIL YOU ARE COMPLETELY DONE ENTERING YOUR DATA DO NOT CHANGE ANY COLORS ON YOUR PRESENTATION UNTIL AFTER YOU HAVE PRINTED IT AND GIVEN IT TO ME. DELETE SLIDE 7 AFTER YOU HAVE COPIED ANY CLIPART YOU WILL BE USING! YOU NEED TO SAVE YOUR POWERPOINT FILE TO YOUR ON THE JMSStudents drive NAME AND SAVE YOUR FILE LIKE THIS: lastname/cattledrive.ppt WHEN YOU THINK YOU ARE FINISHED AND READY TO PRINT – RAISE YOUR HAND. DO NOT PRINT UNTIL I TELL YOU TO DO SO. YOUR PRESENTATION SHOULD BE ON 1 SHEET OF PAPER. BE SURE TO SAVE YOUR WORK TO THE DRIVE EVERY 10 MINUTES JUST IN CASE SOMETHING HAPPENS TO YOUR FILE. BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY. GRADING CRITERIA Category Required information for each slide Appropriate Clipart on each slide Bonus: use of Chapter13 vocabulary words Points 15 pts per slide 2 pts per slide 1 pt each Total Points Possible 90 10 10 110 CATTLE KINGDOM POWER POINT PRESENTATION Slide 1 1. The name of your ranch 2. Your name 3. You will be creating your own personal cattle brand (you will draw this on your presentation after it is printed (the box on the slide will remain empty up until that point). 4. Slide Title 5. At least one clipart related to cowboys, cattle drives or ranching. Slide 2 1. Include information about what type of cattle you have (look at information included in the handout), why you chose to raise this type of cattle, how many head of cattle are one your ranch, and how many will be going on the cattle drive to the market at the end of the cattle drive 2. Slide Title 3. At least one clipart related to cowboys, cattle drives or ranching. Slide 3 1. Give a brief history of who started your ranch, how long you have been a rancher, and how you decided on the cattle brand for your ranch 2. Tell the location of your ranch (this will be somewhere in Texas) and why you chose that location 3. Slide Title 4. At least one clipart related to cowboys, cattle drives or ranching. Slide 4 Identify which cattle trail you will be using to take your cattle to market and why you chose that one. Be sure to insert the map onto this slide. Be sure to include a map key for all of the trails. After you have printed your presentation, you can highlight the trail on your paper. Be sure to include the slide title. Slide 5 Describe a cattle drive that you have been on in the past. You can use your worksheet from yesterday as well as information included in this packet for a resource and ideas. (Items to mention would be the trail conditions, the weather, how long it took to complete, how far you travelled, how many cattle you had in your trail herd, problems you encountered, how was the food on the drive). Be sure to include at least one clipart related to cowboys, cattle drives or ranching as well as the slide title. Slide 6 You are preparing to begin another cattle drive. As the trail boss, you are responsible for hiring any cowboys that you will need. Select 2 positions from the Job Cards included in this packet and make a “Help Wanted” poster on this slide. Information that must be included is: a) name of the position, b) a description of the job, and c) any hazards that may be part of the job, and d) what the pay will be per month for the job. Be sure to include at least one clipart related to cowboys, cattle drives or ranching as well as the slide title. AFTER YOU ARE FINISHED WITH SLIDE 6, GO BACK AND READ THE INSTRUCTIONS AGAIN TO MAKE SURE YOU FOLLOWED THEM. WHEN YOU BELIEVE YOU ARE FINISHED WITH YOUR PRESENTATION, PLEASE RAISE YOUR HAND.