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Western Hills Middle School Library: Hazard - Regions of Italy

Assignment

Students will create a powerpoint or Google slides presentation that describes their assigned region of Italy.  Students will include information about the following:

1. name of region in Italian

2. region's location

3. capital of the region

4. 3 major tourist attractions (such as monuments or important places)

5. what the region is known for or a famous person from the region

6.  food from the region.

The presentation should be at least 10 slides.

Scoring is based on: a rubric for power point presentation and a rubric for oral presentation (see rubrics below)

Web Resources

Database resources

Standards

AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner (Information Literacy Skills):

1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.

1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of Technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.

1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats.

3.2.1 Demonstrate leadership and confidence by presenting ideas to others in both formal and informal situations.

Common Core Standards

CC.5.W.7 Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

CC.3.W.8 Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.

CC.6.W.1.b Text Types and Purposes: Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.