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Western Hills Middle School Library: Blackburn - Selfie Project

Project Description

Analyzing people who have changed or made an impact in this world, are changing or making a name for themselves in this world, and/or will change this world in the future!

Part 1- Research some of the most famous Greeks

Part 2- Think about someone in the 21st Century that has made an impact on this world.

Part 3- What difference will you make in this world?

Part 4- Create a poster, divide in three. Describe the people you selected why they made a difference, and compare them to each other.  Then, select a SELFIE for each of the three and lastly, visualize what your future holds and present it on the poster.

Part 5- Visual/ Demonstrate in class.


Evaulating websites that you find using Google


Rhode Island School Library Curriculum Standards 

Standard 1.1:  Information-fluent learners use an inquiry process to connect to prior experience and background knowledge, wonder and ask questions, investigate, construct new understanding, express learning, and reflect on the process and product of learning.

Standard 2.1:  Information-fluent learners use multimedia literacy skills and knowledge to deconstruct and learn from texts in multiple formats through comprehension, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation.

Standard 2.2:  Information-fluent learners present their learning and ideas by constructing messages using multiple, authentic formats appropriate for the purpose and audience. 

Standard 3.3:  Information-fluent learners demonstrate digital citizenship by maintaining ethical decision making and behavior and avoiding the spread of misinformation in the exchange and use of information.

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.