Alternative Projects

Grade

Traditional Project

Alternative Project

Description

Link to example

CCSS

K

Weather Report

Green Screen Forecast

1st

Animal Report

Thinglink

Image of animal with clickable links to important, common information (habitat, dietary needs, etc)

Chatterpix

Use an image of the animal and record information; can be added to a Thinglink

Life Cycles

2nd

Animal Report

Branches of Government

3rd

Planet Report

Google Slides

Ss use Google Slides to create a presentation that reviews important information and highlights videos and images that support that information

Biography

App Smash Thinglink, Chatterpix or Tellagami,

Animal Report

Google SLides

Ss use Google Slides to create a presentation that reviews important information and highlights videos and images that support that information

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B11b6aQUZEC4SHh5MDBIZXBxSUk 

4th

Mission Project

Minecraft Build

Thinglink

Ss use Minecraft to create a  replica of a California mission and then create a video that explains what they’ve learned.

Ss can use an image of their mission and apply to Thinglink, then create links to features of their mission, with/without audio playlist

YouTube Playlist

5th

State Report

Google Maps

Ss use Google maps to highlight historic places, agriculturally significant places, state capitol

Travel Brochure

6th

Ancient Civilizations

7th

8th

9th

English- Romeo & Juliet

Google Drawings

Ss use Google Drawings to create an interactive timeline of events leading to the demise of R&J including links to written responses, & oral explanations of choices. Must include a bibliography of sources, and proper citation of quotes.

Romeo and Juliet

Facebook Page

Students use a facebook template to create several facebook pages from the point of view of a variety of characters (R.I.P Mercuico, you will be missed - Tybalt - you’d better watch your back!)

English-Of Mice and Men

10th

English-To Kill a Mockingbird

11th

English - The Great Gatsby

12th

English - Hamlet

All

Book Reports

Google Slides

a predictable template that students can use as a frame, could be used several times throughout the year with a piece that is wide open.

Tokkers

Ss use Tokkers to record a book review; can also add an image to be displayed in the background