Night – Holocaust Video Journal Project Have you ever wished that you could go back in time and change something that you or someone else did? As a society we learn from our decisions, triumphs, and mistakes, therefore it is necessary for us to reflect on our lives so that we can better ourselves. Survivors of the Holocaust show us the importance of memory, storytelling, identity, and inhumanity through their memoirs and tales of endurance. Using your knowledge of Night and the Holocaust, you will create a video journal of your life which effectively communicates two decisions, two triumphs, and two mistakes. You will create a video journal via Photo Story or Microsoft Movie Maker and will show the class how one of the themes (memory, storytelling, identity, or inhumanity) affects your life. Standards: Communication, in which the student questions, informs, and learns from others. In relation to In relation to applying and extending content knowledge, the student can: Shape the presentation of information to the needs and interests of a variety of audiences Justify choices and decisions made in the development, implementation, and adjustment of problem solving strategies Appropriately use a variety of media and techniques to communicate about the development, implementation, and adjustment of problem solving strategies Exercise good judgment about the level of detail necessary to communicate an idea or a set of ideas In relation to his/her self, the student can: Identify needs for information he/she has and shape inquiries that produce this information Develop written and oral approaches to acquiring needed information as well as information in general that enhances the personal effectiveness of the student Content Standards E3c – Prepares and delivers an individual presentation Grade Span Expectations OC–10–2 In oral communication, students make oral presentations by… OC–10–2.1 Exhibiting logical organization and language use, appropriate to audience, context, and purpose OC–10–2.2 Maintaining a consistent focus OC–10–2.3 Including smooth transitions, supporting thesis with well-chosen details, and providing a coherent conclusion (Local) EXAMPLES (of support and elaboration): Using anecdotes, analogies, illustrations, visuals, detailed descriptions, restatements, paraphrases, examples, comparisons, artifacts OC–10–2.4 Effectively responding to audience questions and feedback OC–10–2.5 Using a variety of strategies of address (e.g., eye contact, speaking rate, volume, articulation, enunciation, pronunciation, inflection, voice modulation, intonation, rhythm, and gesture) to communicate ideas effectively OC–10–2.6 Using tools of technology to enhance message Grading: You will be assessed through three different rubrics. The first rubric will assess oral communication. The second rubric will assess how well you met the Applied Learning Standard and lastly, your Photo Story will be assed using a content rubric. See attached rubrics. You will also be assessed on the Think-Pair-Share, the storyboard chart, final checklist, and the 3-2-1 reflection.
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