Who Are You?
The Great Assignment
- Three-minute piece of music based on
- research of your own cultural background
- presented in a short slideshow
Lessons in the library
- Brainstorm: Intro & exploring (i.e., Google It!)
- Create a focus statement
- Databases, eBooks & How to Google Effectively
- Using Images Honestly
- Death by PPT
Bonus lesson: Plagiarism, Appropriation and Inspiration!
Lessons are approximately a half hour each. You will have time to do research for the second half of each class.
What is Your Kernel?
10 hours in 10 minutes
Lesson 1: Explore
- Talk to family
- Think of your favourite (musical) memories
Some things to consider
- composers, musicians
Research is the Foundation of Your House
You are Telling a story
Shape Your Presentation
Don't give us information that is Googleable. That's boring. We are looking forward to hearing your personal story.
Where can you go for extra help? Who is marking this assignment? What are they looking for?
You know you don't wanna plagiarize...
“It’s not where you take things from - it’s where you take them to." Jean-Luc Godard
How I Stopped Worrying & Learned to Love the Polka
Building traditional Toraja house, Toraja area, Sulawesi, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Asia. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 25 Feb 2015.
Library. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 25 Feb 2015.
Popcorn. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 25 Feb 2015.
Story telling, story teller and audience, Place Djemma el Fna, Marrakech (Marrakesh), Morocco, North Africa, Africa. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 25 Feb 2015.
Tallis / Musical score / c.1700. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 25 Feb 2015.