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English Project Tic Tac Toe


Select 3 squares in a row and
follow the directions within the
squares to demonstrate your
skills with Unit 1 of Inside Out
and Back Again.

or

or

Create a tweet, no more


than 140 characters, from
Ha to her Brothers, her
Father or Mother. This must
be from the Fall of Saigon
point of view. (Young Ha)
Present it typed or drawn
artistically on a 3x5 index
card or paper
SQUARE A
Create a painting with
canvas and oil paints
inspired by the theme of
Inside out and Back Again
Or clay sculpture (made
with flour, water and salt)
of something that
represents the story to you.
I.e. The Papaya Tree

SQUARE D

Create a 3 D model or
blueprint of a refugee
camp, with map attached
marking the journey.
Must label where resources
are found within the camp
grounds, materials used by
builders, and resident
numbers.

Create a Historical
slideshow with captions
explaining Vietnamese
Wars informational text.
5 10 slides, with pictures
and text.

Create a small dictionary


highlighting words
necessary to learn when
reading the story Inside
Out and Back Again. Must
include word, parts of
speech, definition, images,
and a sentence from the
text with word

SQUARE B

Create a playlist of 5 songs


to echo, or mimic Has
feelings during the journey.
Present your choices as a
typed list, with lyrics if
there are words, using
Soundcloud, Youtube, or
iTunes for the audio
Include your explanation for
each choice.
If it is an instrumental,
include song and artist
name.
SQUARE E
Compare and Contrast 2 of
poems of your choice in
Inside Out and Back
Again in 3-8 paragraphs.
Must be typed.

SQUARE C
Create a platter or dish with
an authentic recipe from
Vietnam. Must not include
peanuts and can be served
cold for a group of 15.
Attach with recipe and
directions for sampling to
show Ha ate before or after
the War.
Include journal entry (at
least 3 paragraphs) on your
experiences crafting the
dish.
SQUARE F
Design a 10 question quiz
for your classmates to take.
Include the answers and
your logic for the questions
on a separate sheet of
paper.

SQUARE H
SQUARE I

Show your scale


1in:xmiles.
SQUARE G

W.8.9
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis,
reflection, and research.
RL 8.1

Cite Text Evidence


Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the
text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL 8.2
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development
over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters,
setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
RL 8.3
Story Development
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama
propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
RL. 8.6
Point of View
Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the
audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create
such effects as suspense or humor.
L 8.4
Vocabulary in Context
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text,
including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific
word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other
texts.
L.8.4.C
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text,
including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific
word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other
texts.
Neatness, Color Choices, Spelling and Grammar will affect grade.

Advisor Signature:_____________________
Parent signature:_____________________
Planning Draft Due on or before December 16, 2015

Due on or before December 23, 2015

Theme

Citations

Plot

Rubric

4
Clearly and
correctly
identifies all 5
plot elements
in the project.

3
Clearly and
correctly
identifies 2-3
plot elements .

2
Somewhat
identifies 1 plot
element.

1
Does not use any
evidence of plot
Elements.

Seamlessly
supported
responses with
3 pieces of text
evidence in
claim, quote,
and
pararaphrase,
explanation

Supported
responses with
3 pieces of text
evidence in
claim, quote, or
pararaphrase
form

Supported
responses with
2 pieces of text
evidence in
claim, quote, or
pararaphrase
form

Supported
responses with 1
pieces of text
evidence in
claim, quote, and
pararaphrase
form
or without any

Seamlessly
supported
central
inference
with 3
pieces of
text
evidence in
claim,

Supported
central inference
with 3 pieces of
text evidence in
claim, quote, or
pararaphrase
form.

Supported central
inference with 2
pieces of text
evidence in claim,
quote, or
pararaphrase
form.

Supported
central
inference 1
piece of text
evidence in
claim, quote,
and
pararaphrase
form

Point of View
Spelling / Grammar

The student
is able to
locate key
words within
a text that
indicate
what point
of view a
passage is
written in
and
Writer
makes no
errors in
grammar or
spelling that
distract the
reader from
the content.

The student is
able to
distinguish
between first
person, third
person limited,
and third person
omniscient.
and
The student is
able to locate

The student is able


to distinguish
between first
person and third
person.

The student
cannot identify
what point of
view the
passage is
written in.

Writer makes 1-2


errors in
grammar or
spelling that
distract the
reader from the
content.

Writer makes 3-4


errors in grammar
or spelling that
distract the reader
from the content.

Writer makes
more than 4
errors in
grammar or
spelling that
distract the
reader from the
content.

Evidence

Draws the best evidence


and multiple pieces from
literary or informational
texts to support

Draws multiple pieces of


evidence from literary or
informational texts to
support

Little evidence provided.


Written as a summary or
re-telling rather than a
reflection/analysis.

No
evidence
provided.

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