7th Grade - March 2015
Independent Study - Second Semester Unit
Have a WONDERFUL Spring Break! The kids need the break; an opportunity to sleep in, have some fun and relax! Hopefully, the weather will cooperate! It is hard to believe how nice this week has been!
How will the Independent Study be graded?
3rd Quarter: 75 note cards
The remainder of the note cards - Minimum of 25 more (total 100)
7 sources - The sources will be cited and can come from the internet, book, interview, articles, newspapers, encyclopedia, etc.
Presentation - (Powerpoint- Prezi )- Sharing their knowledge and understanding of their topic.
Product for Application
Product for Analysis
Product for Synthesis
Product for Evaluation
The students determined what they were going to make for each level of Bloom's Taxonomy - this will guide their questions and research and how they will present the information. We are doing these activities in class but the students may need supplies.
I will send you more information on this after Spring Break.
Extended Robotics Activities
How Do We Benefit From an Independent Study?
In addition to in-depth knowledge about a topic of our choice, students also learn about a variety of topics from their classmates. We brainstormed the added benefits and skills that we are gaining while completing this semester study.
Summarize - Comprehension
Presentation - Public Speaking
Higher level thinking
Writing and understanding Bloom's taxonomy