Global Geography 12 ● Sackville High School Facebook Country Profile For this assignment, you will be using the knowledge and skills learned around measuring the relative wealth and quality of life in countries around the world to construct a profile of a country as if it were a person with a Facebook profile: Required Process/Elements: You will display the information on a page that resembles a Facebook profile. Your profile should include: a. Information: GDP/GNP, PQLI, Population, Fave buys/sales (major imports and exports) b. A profile image (can be a map, flag, national symbol) c. A status update that reflects the current events or status of your country in the news d. At least 4-6 posts from “friends” – countries that are neighbours, trading partners, allies, etc, that reflect the interactions of your country on the global stage i. Each of your “friends” should also have a profile picture (map, flag, national symbol) e. At least 2 sidebar advertisements for products grown/manufactured in your country Name:____________________________________________ Marking Scheme: Category Specific Topic Possible Complete Incomplete Missing Points your network (job / school / community) 1 Profile “looking for” 1 family 1 hometown (pick one within your 1 country) contact information (where you are 1 in the world, imaginary email) activities (2) 2 interests (2) 2 Personal favorite music (what type would 1 Information he/she listen to or like) favorite quotes (3) 3 about me: 5 quick lines about your 5 country education level: could be literacy 1 rates for both sexes audio/song: 1 song that would 1 describe your comments from “friends” (you have to think about which countries The Wall would be your friends and why they would be your friends) or anyone 5 5 posts from at least 3 other countries at least 6 “friends” or contacts 3 Contacts each contact should have pics and 3 clever/funny/serious names your webpage should have one central photo of you (your country’s place on 1 a world map / person to represent / Photos etc.) 3 additional photos about you, your friends, what you enjoy, activities relevant to a “day in the life” of 3 someone living in your country 35 TOTALS: /35 Your webpage should express and demonstrate an in-depth analysis of your country. Therefore take this seriously. It is a case study. Be tasteful and appropriate; although an engaging assignment, it is an assignment nonetheless.
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