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Explorer Activities

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Explorer Power Point

Christopher columbus-Ben.ppt

You will be creating 6 Powerpoint slides during your computer lab time. Each slide will be represented by each of the following questions:

 

Who was your explorer (nationality, did they have another trade)

What did they either explore or conquer?

When did the have their main exploration?

Where did they travel?

Why did they travel? (Reasons for travel)

How were they able to accomplish their goal (sponsor?)

 

Explorer Resources:

Explorer Hall of Fame

Explorer Activities

Scott Foresman Social Studies site

          Login Username: grant_flast (first intial, last name)

          Password: ss4us

Biography cards

Textbook

Other websites:http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/explorer.htm

Maps

More maps

More Explorers

Still More

Follow this rubric: Powerpoint Appearance and Content : Explorers

CATEGORY
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Effectiveness
Project includes all material needed to gain a comfortable understanding of the topic. It is a highly effective study guide.
Project includes most material needed to gain a comfortable understanding of the material but is lacking one or two key elements. It is an adequate study guide.
Project is missing more than two key elements. It would make an incomplete study guide.
Project is lacking several key elements and has inaccuracies that make it a poor study guide.
Content - Accuracy
All content throughout the presentation is accurate. There are no factual errors.
Most of the content is accurate but there is one piece of information that might be inaccurate.
The content is generally accurate, but one piece of information is clearly flawed or inaccurate.
Content is typically confusing or contains more than one factual error.
Sounds -animation
Careful planning has gone into sounds and animation. All improve the content or "feel" of the presentation.
Some planning has gone into sounds and animation. Most enhance the content or "feel" of the presentation, but 1-2 seem to be added for no real reason. None detract from the overall presentation.
Sounds and animation that are chosen are appropriate for the topic, but some detract from the overall presentation.
Sounds an animation are not appropriate for the presentation.
Spelling and Grammar
Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors.
Presentation has 1-2 misspellings, but no grammatical errors.
Presentation has 1-2 grammatical errors but no misspellings.
Presentation has more than 2 grammatical and/or spelling errors.
Background
Background does not detract from text or other graphics. Choice of background is consistent from card to card and is appropriate for the topic.
Background does not detract from text or other graphics. Choice of background is consistent from card to card.
Background does not detract from text or other graphics.
Background makes it difficult to see text or competes with other graphics on the page.

 

 

 

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