Monday, November 3, 2014

Birth Story Assignment

A Birth-story
Assignment:  Research your own or someone else’s birth story.  This means interviewing someone to find out the details of when/where/how you/they were born.  Synthesize (pull together) this information so that you can present it to the class on the due date.

Due:  Monday, November 10th in your English hour - you will present that day.

Final product:  A presentation of your choosing to showcase the information you have gathered.  Ideas could be: A slide show, movie, poster, speech, paper, interpretative dance, or whatever else you can come up with.  You decide what you want to share!

Length: Up to you.  It cannot take longer than 1 minute to present the information to the class!


Questions you may want to ask:
  • Location of birth?
  • Weather the day of the birth?
  • People visiting?
  • Time of day?
  • Big events happening in the world on the day of the birth?
  • Your ideas!

Standards assessed:
Formative assessment of standards
4: Write informative texts to convey ideas; select, organize, and analyze content.
6: Use technology to produce writing, interact with others, and cite sources.
8: Command the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, and vocabulary.

Need help?  Ask Mrs. Ripp in school or email her at psripp@oregonsd.net

Graphic Organizer to help you work, can be found here 

















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