Assignment
Point Value
Your Points
Due Date
Pictures and Time Line
30

F Feb 6
250 word summary of accomplishments
50

R Feb 12
Explanation of s/p/e background
30

W Feb 18
Embedded technology
100

M Feb 23
Works Cited
30

R Feb 26
10 Quizlet.com quiz questions
50

M M 2

European History Wikispace

Deadlines and Assignment


As a goal, we will be creating a class wikispace on famous historical figures that you can use as a final review for an AP History Exam or Western Civilization final exam. A list of approved topics appears on the home page for your convenience. Above is a check sheet with due dates to keep you on track. Your class period we will focus on assembling data on a certain time period of western civilization and the significant figures in that period. Each figure should include pictures; biographical time line; major achievements, thoughts, or statements; explanation of how the social, political and economic background of the time period affected them; embedded technology (slide share, podcast, video clip, voicethread, imovie); works cited, and 10 multiple choice questions (or a game) based upon the information presented.

Photo/Time Line Assessment Checklist:

Includes 5 pictures
5 points
All Pictures are free from copyright violation
5 points
Timeline includes 12-20 events
5 points
Page is linked to historical time period
5 points
Layout is visually pleasing
5 points
First names of authors are at top of page
5 points

Summary of Accomplishments Assessment Checklist:


Focus: Clearly identify accomplishments, figure, and relevance
10 points
Content: Library printouts, use of quotes, quality of sources, detail of events
20 points
Organization: Clear paragraphs, Use of headings and subheadings, graphics
5 points
Style: Sophisticated word choice, sent. structure, and appropriate tone
5 points
Mechanics: Grammar, punct., spelling, parenthetical documentation
10 points

Social, Political, and Economic Background:

Chart containing information on Social, Political,and Economic Background of your individual.
Focus: facts expose s,p, e background of historic figure and/or time period
5 points
Content: 5 facts in each of the three areas
10 points
Organization: information appears in a well-organized table or chart
5 points
Style: similar sentence structure, sophisticated word choice, appropriate tone
5 points
Mechanics: grammar, punct, spelling, parenthetical documentation
5 points


Embedded Technology

Focus: Further develops the significance of the historical figure
20 points
Content: Detailed analysis or depiction of historical figure; explains significance
20 points
Organization: Uses headings, outlines, or other graphic organizers; links are efficient
20 points
Style: Sophisticated word choice, technological skills, transitions, your creativity
20 points
Mechanics: Grammar, punct., spelling, parenthetical documentation
20 points

Works Cited

Includes all sources used to create wikispace
10 points
All works are listed in alphabetical order, pictures may be listed separately
10 points
All citations use MLA format
10 points

Quiz/ Review Game: www.quizlet.com


Focus: Questions focus on most important aspects of the historical figure
10 points
Content: Questions aim to improve understanding of accomplishments
10 points
Organization: Questions are clearly written with grade-level specific questions
10 points
Style: Questions mimic style used by history professors
10 points
Mechanics: Questions use proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling
10 points