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11 Grade Photo Story

Photostory Assignment

 

Today you will create a photo story introducing a particular piece of revolutionary literature. A photostory is a short presentation using pictures, music, and your narration to present a topic to the class.  Each group will pick 1 piece of literature and create their own photostory to present to the class.

 

Each group must choose one of the following topics

  1. Ben Franklin-Poor Richards Almanac, Autobiography, Speech in the Convention
  2. Thomas Paine-Crisis Number 1, Common Sense
  3. Patrick Henry- Speech in the Virginia Convention,
  4. Thomas Jefferson-Declaration of Independence,
  5. Phillis Weatley-To His Excellency General Washington, Hymn to the Evening
  

Your Photo story must include the following items.

 
  1. Biography of the Author
  2. Summary of the literature
  3. Why the individual or the literature is important in American History
  4. Slide citing all references in MLA format  ALL PICTURES AND MUSIC MUST BE CITED USING MLA FORMAT.  A great resource to help you with citations is http://owl.english.purdue.edu/.
  

YOUR STORY MUST BE 1:30- 2:00 MINUTES LONG.  ANY PROJECT THAT STOPS BEFORE 1 MINUTE AND 25 SECONDS OR LASTS OVER 2 MINUTES AND 5 SECONDS WILL BE GIVEN A 50% F.  ANY PICTURES OR MUSIC NOT CITED WILL BE GIVEN A 25% GRADE DEDUCTION FOR EACH PICTURE OR SONG.

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