Friday, April 15, 2016

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016

9th grade: Bulletin Board

 

Bulletin Board “Mosquito-Borne Diseases” (April 22, 2016)

 

Aspects that must be included in the bulletin board:

·         Symptoms, diagnosis, & treatment

·         Prevention

·         Transmission & risks


Suggested sources of information


Thursday, March 17, 2016

8th grade: Speeches and Bulletin Board

8th grade: Speeches
Beginning on April 5 or 6, 2016
Prepare a speech with your group (three or four students) about one of the topics provided below. While the information will be taken from your textbook, you may get pictures for your slideshow from other sources. The day of the speech, a PowerPoint slideshow must be presented (e-mail it to profjkernahanscience@gmail.com; you may bring a USB drive as a plan b).
PowerPoint slideshow: without transitions or animations. Number of slides: 12-14 (Title slide, two slides per student and lesson review (three slides).
File name: 8 X Name 1, Name 2, Name 3, Name 4 (X = your classroom; names of the members of your group)

Group
Lesson
8 A
8 B
8 C
8 D
Questions
 (Lesson Review)
1
3.1
April 6
April 6
April 5
April 6
1-10
2
3.4
April 7
April 7
April 6
April 7
1-12
3
3.5
April 12
April 12
April 11
April 11
1-12
4
3.6
April 13
April 13
April 12
April 13
1-11
5
5.1
April 14
April 14
April 13
April 14
1-10
6
5.2
April 19
April 19
April 18
April 18
1-8, 10
7
5.3
April 20
April 20
April 19
April 20
1-10

Speeches Assessment Criteria (individual grade)
·     Presentation is delivered well, and enthusiasm is shown for topic
·     Words are clearly pronounced and can easily be heard
·     Information is presented in a logical, interesting sequence that the audience can follow
·     Often makes eye contact with audience
·     Stands straight, facing the audience
·     Uses movements appropriate to the presentation; does not fidget
·     Covers the topic well in the time allowed (1-1 ½ minutes)
·     Gives enough information to clarify the topic, but does not include irrelevant details
PowerPoint Presentations Assessment Criteria (group grade)
·     Topic is well researched, and essential information is presented
·     The product shows evidence of an original and inventive approach
·     The presentation conveys an obvious, overall message
·     Contains all the required media elements, such as text and graphics
·     Fonts and formatting are used appropriately to emphasize words; color is used appropriately to enhance the fonts
·     Sequence of presentation is logical and/or the navigation is easy and understandable
·     Artistic elements are appropriate and add to the overall presentation
·     The combination of graphic elements with words and ideas produces an effective presentation
·     Written elements have correct grammar, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation

 

Tips for creating and delivering an effective PowerPoint presentation




 

Bulletin Board “Mosquito-Borne Diseases” (April 22, 2016)

 

Aspects that must be included in the bulletin board and the speech (the six students must participate in both the speech and the preparation of the bulletin board)

·         Symptoms, diagnosis, & treatment

·         Prevention

·         Transmission & risks


Suggested sources of information