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Projects

Mrs. Ragoonan 

 

Passport Project

Students will complete a research project every month to help them understand and know their geography. Each month students will focus on a continent and explore a particular country from that continent.

  • October                                         South America     
  • November                                     North America
  • December                                     Europe
  • January                                         Asia
  • February                                       Africa         
  • March                                           Australia     

 

Students will create a passport with stamps from assigned destinations. There will be two parts to the project; a research portion and budget exercise.

Part 1 will include basic research information about assigned country

 

  • Flag
  • Map of country
  • History
  • Climate
  • Culture (music, religion, holidays)
  • Interesting Facts (at least 3)

 

Part 2 students will be required to create a 3 day trip to a destination within the student’s specific country. Students must include where they will stay, what activities they will be interested in doing, different attractions they would like to visit and create a budget that will cover all travel expenses (airfare, hotel, food and activities)

 

 

Passport Book must contain 10 pgs (minimum)

The following must be included

  • Cover
  • Pg 1            Student Info (Picture, Name, DOB, Place of Birth
  • Pg 2            Name of Country, Image of Flag, Map of country and climate
  • Pg 3-4                   History of country
  • Pg 5            Culture (Music, Holiday, Religion…etc)
  • Pg 6            Interesting Facts (at least 3)
  • Pg 7            3 day trip to a particular destination

(1-2 paragraph with detailed plans of trip)

  • Pg 8            Spread Sheet of Trips Budget
  • Pg 9-10       Pictures of country (national monuments, landmarks, tourist attraction)

Passport projects will be worth a total of 2 Grades

Part 1 Research

Part 2 Presentation  

 

 

 

Rubric

Teachers Name: Mrs. Ragoonan

 

Students Name: ____________________________________________________

 

 

Category

4

3

2

1

 

 

 

Budget

All the information in the budget spread sheet are accurate.

 

Based on the budget spread sheet one element is off

 

 Based on the budget spread sheet multiple elements are off

 

 

Based on the budget spread sheet all of the elements are off or missing

 

 

 

Content-

Accuracy

 

At least 7 accurate facts are displayed in passport

 

5-6 accurate facts are displayed in passport

 

3-4 accurate facts are displayed in passport

 

Less than 3 accurate facts are displayed in passport

 

 

Required Elements

 

 

 

The passport includes all required elements as well as additional information.

 

All required elements are included in passport

 

All but 1 of the required elements are included in passport

 

Several required elements were missing.

 

 

 

Attractiveness

 

 

The passport is exceptionally attractive in terms of design, layout, and neatness.

 

The passport is attractive in terms of design, layout and neatness.

 

The passport is acceptably attractive though it may be a bit messy.

 

 

The passport is distractingly messy or very poorly designed. It is not attractive.

 

 

 

Presentation

 

 

Student demonstrates full knowledge of material

Student is at ease with presentation, can answer questions but without much elaboration.

Student is uncomfortable with presentation and is lacking knowledge

Student does not have grasp of information. Is reading directly from poster

 

 

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