Personal Project 2017-2018
10th Grade MYP @Hillsboro High IB World School
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Criterion A: Investigate (January 3rd-February 2nd)
Criterion B: Planning (Due March 14th)
Criterion C: Taking Action (Due April 10th)
Criterion D:Reflecting (May 12th)
Personal Project Fair for Community Partners in May! (Tentative Date is Friday May 4th!)
Things you will need
- electronic journal
Annotated Bibliography (Cite and annotate at least 5 sources)
- Primary Sources (Pictures, interviews, etc.)
- Secondary Sources (database articles, etc)
- Tri-Fold Board
Process Journal Checklist NEW***
- This can be a composition book, spiral notebook, a mini journal, something electronic, basically anything that shows you journaling this process.
- Shows the books you've read, checked out
- Shows the resources you've found and discussed what you've learned
- Any interviews or help you are receiving from outside agencies.
- Drawings, graphs, pictures, models, etc.
Review this checklist to make sure that you are on track!
Be Sure to Date Each Entry!
What is a Personal Project
- It a problem, you see, or you have.
- It's something you want to learn.
- It is something you want to help.
- It's something that you are passionate about and you build a plan around that passion.
Watch this video from another school on how they explained Personal Projects. Note the date, use of Managebac, & the email attached do not relate. (Manabac is a tool that you will use if you pursue the IBCP or IBDP diploma your Junior year.
Personal Project Pep Talk from Kid President
"We create content, across various platforms, that explores life’s big questions, celebrates humanity, and champions creativity. And we do it with integrity, heart, and humor."
Now lets get out there, and do something!
Make a list of things that interest you.
Criterion C:Taking Action
Criterion D: Taking Action
Personal Project Fair
What will Project Fair Day Look Like?
- You must have a project to present or attend
- Tables spread out for presentation boards.
- Mac Lab (Flex Lab to the right) for Video or Power Point Presentations
- Magnets or tape to hold up Printed Posters or Created Posters on Bookshelves
- Students stay at their presentation and their presentation being judged by community partners & guest.
- Some classes coming down to see your projects.
- Best in Show & Learner Profile Award presented for each Group.
REMINDERS FOR PROJECT FAIR
BE READY TO PRESENT:
- Product is finished
- You aren't still printing pictures or pages to build project
- You have necessary supplies to present
- You have listed in your project:
- Project Title
- Global Context
- What Part of Global Context
- Your Sources Listed and cited using MLA 8
- PROCESS JOURNAL
- Stay in your space and do not disturb or distract other presentations
- Stay positive when encouraging others in their work
- No offensive language! We are professionals presenting to outsiders. Use your best manners!
- Clean up after yourself
- Dress in your professional best!
- Present with confidence
- NO TYPOS! Please check your spelling!