Senior Project Overview 2010-2011 HAHN & HAHN 1st Semester Components 1st Nine Weeks Letter of Intent Sign of Commitment Working with a Mentor Interview Annotated Bibliography 2nd Nine Weeks Research Paper 2nd Semester Components 3rd Nine Weeks The Product The Portfolio 4th Nine Weeks The Presentation Remember the grading change! After the 1st Nine Weeks, everything related to the Senior Project is 25% of your grade. Policies and Procedures All topics must be approved by the Senior Project Committee School Prior Approvals For meeting with mentors who CANNOT meet outside the school hours, NOT for working on your project Requires administrative approval and 48 hours notice (minimum) Assignments are DUE on the assigned date provided during this presentation, no exceptions. Plagiarism What is it? Pg. 5 Don’t do it! Contract required. Topic Selection (DUE: 8/16) No “history of” papers… Analytical and debatable… Research should be objective Emphasis on…Learning STRETCH School appropriate Safe Parental Consent REQUIRED Topics will be submitted online (via teachers website) How to… Letter of Intent (DUE: 8/30) Follow the instructions exactly (pg. 8) Sign of Commitment (DUE: 8/30) Focus on visual appeal and info (pg. 9) Interview with an Expert (DUE: 9/20) Must be video taped and/or audio recorded Follow format directions (pg. 9-10) MLA or APA MLA = Liberal arts and humanities APA = Social sciences ***Your annotated bibliography and research paper MUST both appear in your chosen format.*** How to… Annotated Bibliography (DUE: 9/27) Rubric (pg. 11) MLA Format (pg. 12) APA Format (pg. 13) Online formatting resource: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ Research Paper (pg. 14-15) Rough Draft (DUE: 10/18) Final Draft (DUE: 11/15) What is a Product? (DUE: 2/7/10) Pgs. 16-18 Technical Products Job Shadowing (REQUIRES extension/evidence) Community Service Building a Product Teaching Publications New skill (REQUIRES physical evidence) Must be turned in with the Portfolio Product Forms Product Log (pg. 18) Contract (pg. 19) Product Verification Form (pg. 20) More than one mentor? More than one form. Time Log: Minimum 15 hours (pg. 21) On back of Verification Form Mentor is the only one allowed to sign off on time NO RELATIVES PAID PROFESSIONALS IN YOUR CHOSEN AREA WILL BE VERIFIED VIA LETTER/CONTRACT The Portfolio (DUE: 2/7/10) New Portfolio Items (pg. 22) Acknowledgment Page Letter to Judges Log and Journal on Product Reflection Rubric for Portfolio (pg. 23) Requires specific formatting Includes all other project components Photo Gallery Documentation Project Proposal The Boards (3/28 & 3/29) Preparation Test, practice, and roll with the punches Video/Audio = 2 min. maximum Visual and Audio Aids Substance over show Delivery and Appearance Rubric (pg. 26) Completed Product and Portfolio REQUIRED BE ON TIME! Questions?
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