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					                              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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