Multimedia German Cultural Project
Essential Question: “What influence does the selected person (or
group of people) have on the world, Europe, or US, and why?”
Consider: Historical and/or Cultural Perspective, Social dynamics,
Economic Impact. Give Examples/Samples.
Select an aspect of culture and a leading representative of that aspect from
a German-speaking country.
Math, Science, Medicine
Auswanderung: German propensity for dispersion
o Influencing indigenous culture
Research the selected person/group.
Collate research and determine appropriate presentation method.
Presentation possibilities: Powerpoint, Movie Maker, Smilebox, Other
Create presentation and present to class.
Topic chosen and approved Date: _______________________
Adequate research Date: _______________________
MLA-style Works Cited Page Date: _______________________
Presentation Style approved Date: _______________________
Multimedia Storyboard Date: _______________________
Completed project Date: _______________________
Presentation Date: _______________________
Multimedia Project : German Influences Project
Teacher Name: Ms. Ruppelt
Student Name: ________________________________________
CATEGORY 4 3 2 1
Originality Product shows a Product shows some Uses other people's Uses other people's
large amount of original thought. ideas (giving them ideas, but does not
original thought. Work shows new credit), but there is give them credit.
Ideas are creative ideas and insights. little evidence of
and inventive. original thinking.
Sources Source information Source information Source information Very little or no
collected for all collected for all collected for source information
graphics, facts and graphics, facts and graphics, facts and was collected.
quotes. All quotes. Most quotes, but not
documented in documented in documented in
desired format. desired format. desired format.
Organization Content is well Uses headings or Content is logically There was no clear
organized using bulleted lists to organized for the or logical
headings or bulleted organize, but the most part. organizational
lists to group related overall organization structure, just lots of
material. of topics appears facts.
Content Covers topic in- Includes essential Includes essential Content is minimal
depth with details knowledge about the information about OR there are several
and examples. topic. Subject the topic but there factual errors.
Subject knowledge knowledge appears are 1-2 factual
is excellent. to be good. errors.
Attractiveness Makes excellent use Makes good use of Makes use of font, Use of font, color,
of font, color, font, color, graphics, color, graphics, graphics, effects etc.
graphics, effects, effects, etc. to effects, etc. but but these often
etc. to enhance the enhance to occasionally these distract from the
presentation. presentation. detract from the presentation content
Oral Interesting, well- Relatively Delivery not smooth, Delivery not smooth
Presentation rehearsed with interesting, but able to hold and audience
smooth delivery that rehearsed with a audience attention attention lost.
holds audience fairly smooth most of the time.
attention. delivery that usually