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Performance Task(s)

Greek Architecture Influence Flipbook Goal: Your goal is to find and show examples of how ancient Greek architecture has influenced modern day architecture locally and nationally. Role: You are the designer and presenter of the flipbook. Audience: The audience will be your classmates and teachers. Situation: The challenge is to find pictures to show examples of the influence of Greek architecture on modern day United States and Georgia architecture. You may search for pictures via the internet, from books or magazines. Product Performance and Purpose: You will create a flip book that shows examples comparing Greek architecture to our U.S modern architecture . Your book must include 10 pages. 5 samples of ancient Greek architecture and 5 examples of modern architecture that has been influenced by Greek architecture. You will have to talk about each picture and what it is. For the modern architecture part, you will need to explain how it was influenced by the Greeks. Standards and Criteria for Success: Your work will be assessed by the teacher. She will judge you on how you present the information and your flip book. Your book must meet the following requirements: 10 pages (5 for Greek Architecture and 5 for U.S or Georgia architecture that has been influenced by Greek architecture) You must have a cover for your book and it must have your name, due date and title of activity on the front. You must tell where each of your pictures were found. Greek Columns Letter Goal: Your goal is to identify and describe the 3 types of Greek columns. Role: You will be the author of a letter describing the 3 types of columns. Audience: Your audience will be 3rd graders from Smoke Rise Elementary School. Situation: The challenge is to pretend that you are a 3rd grader from Ancient Greece and you are writing a letter to your 3rd grade friends from Smoke Rise Elementary School in Stone Mountain Georgia, describing the 3 Greek columns and where they might find examples of these types of columns. Product Performance and Purpose: You will write a letter describing the 3 types of Greek columns. The purpose of this activity is to identify and describe the 3 types of columns. Standards and Criteria for Success: Your work will be graded by the teacher. The letter must include the names of the 3 types of columns and 3 facts about each columns. You should include an example of where we can find an example of each type of column in Greece.

Past and Present Olympic T-Shirt Goal: To create a T-shirt that identifies past events from the Olympics and present day Olympics. Role: You are a designer of a T-shirt about the Olympics (past and present) Audience: Your target audience is the Smoke Rise Elementary T-Shirt company Situation: You need to convince the Smoke Rise Elementary T-Shirt company that you have knowledge about the Olympics (past and present) and that you can design a shirt that represents what you know. Product Performance and Purpose: You need to design a shirt that identifies and illustrates facts about the Olympics both past and present. Then you will submit your T-shirt to the Smoke Rise Elementary T-Shirt company for review. Standards and Criteria for Success: The front of the shirt must include facts or pictures that identify with the present day Olympics and the back of the shirt must include facts or pictures that identify with the past Olympic games. You must include at least 2 pictures (one on the front and one on the back) and 5 facts or drawings that identifies or illustrates the Olympics. You will also be judged on your creativity. You are required to do a rough draft of the shirt on paper before creating the actual t-shirt. Material will be provided by the teacher. Representative and Direct Democracy Online Venn Diagram Goal: To create an online Venn Diagram that compares and contrasts a direct and representative democracy. Role: You will be the creator of an online diagram that displays information about what direct and representative democracies are and how they compare and contrast. Audience: Your target audience is your teacher. Situation: You will need to identify the differences and similarities of both types of democracies. You will need to convince your teacher that you understand what direct and representative democracies are and how they compare and contrast. Product Performance and Purpose: You need to create a Venn Diagram that compares and contrasts a direct and representative democracy. Standards and Criteria for Success: You will need to include 5 facts about each type of democracy and include at least 3 differences. The diagram will need to be completed online and a copy of it will need to be printed out and handed in to the teacher. Title of the diagram, name and date needs to be included. The definition of democracy, representative democracy and direct democracy should be included at the bottom of the diagram. The website for creating the Venn Diagram is listed below: http://www.classtools.net/education-games-php/venn_intro