Integrated Project Syllabus 2009-2010 What Is Freedom? Is Freedom Really Free? M.

Flagg & RJ Stangherlin *Your first assignment for the 2009-2010 IP is listed below. *We reserve the right to require revision to these assignments if we feel it is warranted for improvement. *All assignments will be graded by Miss Flagg and Mrs. Stangherlin and will be valued at 100 points for each class. *Please see the rubric posted on Mrs. Stangherlin’s website for printing and review. Please review these carefully. Assignment One: Two Copies Due! Due Date: Wednesday - October 14, 2009 Components Due: *Finalized list of group members *Finalized choice of time period/pivotal moment. –Period does not mean a decade! *Include a justification of the years you will be dealing with – Why are you starting where you’re starting – why are ending where you end? Why is this time so deeply affected by the news – or lack thereof?) *List of who is anchoring each area of the project. *Leader/Overall Coordinator (well organized and motivator) *Technologist/Videographer (computer savvy) *Bibliography Coordinator (organized with a working knowledge of how to create and annotate a bibliography which will be done on Diigo accounts created for each team; your annotating will occur on Diigo) *Researcher/Historian (knowledgeable about overall aspects of history, able to tie events together) *Presentation/Video Technician (artifacts coordinator, lighting, sound, blocking and other resources for stage or video; this person should work closely with the scriptwriter) *Scriptwriter(creative and able to see the “big picture”)

*Backstage Technician: (organizes all props, costume changes, backstage lighting, sound systems not connected to SHS main system…) *Preliminary Research – in a chart format – list for us all the historical and literary items you have uncovered thus far in the five areas of SPERM and Daily Life. Note those that tie in directly with your time period and the essential question (What Is Freedom). In order to receive full credit you must include a minimum of 36 entries (6 per category). Print in BLACK ink! *First 10 entries in your annotated bibliography (this will be done on Diigo and you will print from there) *Group Expectations/Communication: Provide a list of what your expectations are for your group; when will you meet? where? what happens if someone “slacks” or is too “dominant” in the group? how will communicate with the group – gmail list, wiki, Web 2.0 tools, weblogs? how much notice should be given on changes to meetings/availability? how will you post “minutes” from your meetings so that everyone (including us) are on the same page? Summarized: what are your rules, goals, and expectations, and how will you enforce them? What will you do with a slacker? * Individual Accountability – Please initial all areas you are personally responsible for contributing – even ideas (that may or may not get used) on your final documents to be handed into us. *Extra Credit: Include a written description of what your group envisions the final product looking like. How will you work in both live and video components? What percentage will each take up? Also include what you are most excited about in this project and what you believe will cause you the most anxiety. This is a team effort – so everyone’s viewpoints should be included and discussed in your response. *Additional Extra Credit: What Is Freedom Essay Contest http://www.theconstitutional.com/essay/index.html

Keep in Mind: *Look for any images and video or audio streams you may choose to include (watermarks as well) and a keep a running bibliography (not annotated) on these images as this will be due at a later date.

*We are available for and welcome breakfast and lunch meetings with the teams throughout the entire year!

Integrated Project Syllabus 2009-2010 What Is Freedom? Is Freedom Really Free? M. Flagg & RJ Stangherlin Assignment 2: Due Date: Tuesday – November 10, 2009 Components: *Chart: Expand the research you began in the first assignment. This should include almost all of the historical and literary components you plan to present. (min 12 / category – total of 72 entries) All new components should be printed in BLUE Ink!!! (The original entries remain in black ink) *20 Source Annotated Bibliography (on Diigo)

*6 Powerpoint slides: These may be factual and/or counterfactual slides. Be sure they mirror the slides used in the presentation on how to make a great slide (Mrs. Stangherlin’s class with students from last year’s IP group/s) *Documentary Discussion: This is an in-class assignment, but will be tied into this IP grade. We will view parts of two documentaries in class and you will participate in a discussion board – your grade for this component will be determined by the qualitative and quantitative nature of your participation in the discussion. *Individual Accountability: Initial all aspects of the document for which you are/were personally responsible. (including ideas that may or may not have been used)

Extra Credit: *Find 3-5 era appropriate pieces of music that you may utilize in your final production. Keep in Mind: Continue to collect visual and audio evidence – and maintain an image/audio/video stream bibliography (non-annotated)

*We are available for and welcome breakfast and lunch meetings with the teams throughout the entire year!

Integrated Project Syllabus 2008-2009 What Is Freedom? Is Freedom Really Free? M. Flagg & RJ Stangherlin Assignment 3 Due Date: Tuesday – December 8, 2009 Components: *30 source annotated bibliography – this is the absolute minimum. (on Diigo) *12 Slides – the original 6 slides – THAT HAVE BEEN IMPROVED and 6 new slides – remember the parameters for grading. *Title Page: Create a title page that includes – Title, EQ, Pivotal Moment, and team members. CREATIVITY and CLARITY COUNTS! *Storyboarding: Using the provided templates – create a storyboard for the factual segment of your video. (See digital example on Mrs. Stangherlin’s website) *Individual Accountability Extra Credit: *Add research to your chart – min. of 90 total entries – with equitable distribution through the categories. (Print these in RED Ink!) *Provide image/audio/video bibliography complete to date. Keep in Mind: *Continue to work on Image Bibliography *Begin to gather artifacts and locate sources (you will need to list and not the sources on all artifacts/props used). *Begin to discuss/brainstorm ideas for your script.

Other important dates: Dec. 22-23 – Preview slides in auditorium on the big screen. Discussion on web board to be graded for Assignment 4 – again for qualitative and quantitative participation. (Plan to be in school on these dates!!!)

*We are available for and welcome breakfast and lunch meetings with the teams throughout the entire year!

Integrated Project Syllabus 2009-2010 What Is Freedom? Is Freedom Really Free? M. Flagg & RJ Stangherlin Assignment 4 Due Date: Tuesday - December 22, 2009 Components: *Final Slides – all 6 factuals and 6 counterfactuals and

one title slide – they should

be awesome!

*Image/Audio/Video Bibliography: non-annotated *Artifacts list: with sources noted *Storyboarding: Factual storyboarding should show any improvements and counterfactual storyboarding will be included. *Discussion Board from the Dec. preview dates. *Individual Accountability Extra Credit: *Images of the artifacts are included in the list for this assignment (shrinkpictures.com) Keep in Mind: *Presentation summary and script *Video and audio streams

Integrated Project Syllabus 2009-2010 What Is Freedom? Is Freedom Really Free? M. Flagg & RJ Stangherlin Assignment 5 - Binder Building (we will provide binders this year) Due Date: Tuesday - January 26, 2010 Components: *Script -- written for stage intros and closes and all factual part of video script with stage direction included. *Include slide thumbnails in the script thus far. *Team Title Page *Final Research Chart *Final Slides – 13 fabulous slides! Printed in color! (6 Factual, 6 Counterfactual and 1 Title Slide) *Final Storyboard *Final Artifacts List --- Script will go in upon completion (including slide thumbnails)----

*Final *Final *Final *Final

Annotated Bib. Image Bib. Audio Bib. Video Bib.

*FINAL GROUP TITLE PAGE FOR THE BINDER *Individual Accountability Keep in Mind: *Invitation – one for entire group – must be a digital invitation. *You can begin giving us raw footage anytime

Integrated Project Syllabus 2009-2010 What Is Freedom? Is Freedom Really Free? M. Flagg & RJ Stangherlin Assignment 6 Due Date: Tuesday - February 23, 2010 Components: *Revised Stage Open/Close Script *Revised Factual Script *Counterfactual Script – with slide thumbnails *Digital Invitation (Extra Credit) *Stage Layout: using only key props that set the scene – yet lend themselves to easy transition from one group to the other (so as to have a seamless transition) *Individual Accountability Keep in Mind: Part of your video will be due for the next assignment!

*We are available for and welcome breakfast and

lunch meetings with the teams throughout the entire year!
Integrated Project Syllabus 2009-2010 What Is Freedom? Is Freedom Really Free? M. Flagg & RJ Stangherlin Assignment 7 Due Date: Tuesday - March 23, 2010 Components: *Finalized Script for inclusion in Binder *Factual Video – fully edited *Individual Accountability Keep in Mind: Counterfactual video will be due in the next assignment!

*We are available for and welcome breakfast and lunch meetings with the teams throughout the entire year!

Integrated Project Syllabus 2009-20010 What Is Freedom? Is Freedom Really Free? M. Flagg & RJ Stangherlin Assignment 8 Due Date: Tuesday - April 20, 2010

Components: *Video – factual and counterfactual *Group Plan for how to end the production – *What will you do for credits? *What will you do for a curtain call? *Individual Accountability *Any editing/revisions to video must be in by May 5, 2010

*We are available for and welcome breakfast and lunch meetings with the teams throughout the entire year! Assignment 9: Binder List to Follow

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