2008 Heroes Fair Projectpresented by Georgette Hackman : 2008 Heroes Fair Projectpresented by Georgette Hackman 5th Grade Social Studies
A presentation to introduce students to the Heroes Fair Project Objectives for this presentation : Objectives for this presentation Explain the components of the project
Explain the criteria for choosing a hero
Check for understanding of material presented Navigation Instructions : Navigation Instructions Click the arrow buttons at the bottom of each slide to go forward and backward as needed.
At the end of the presentation, click on the button that looks like a house to go back to the first slide. A message from Mrs. Hackman : A message from Mrs. Hackman Greetings 5th graders! The following presentation will prepare you for participation in the 2008 Heroes Fair project. This is an important first step in the project. Your job is to read each of the slides and then take the brief quiz at the end. After each student completes this task, we will then proceed with a whole group discussion about the Heroes Fair! Read on, it’s pretty exciting! What is the Heroes Fair? : What is the Heroes Fair? A research project that culminates in the Heroes Fair presentation to the school
Every 5th grader is required to participate What makes someone a hero? : What makes someone a hero? Heroes are ordinary people who do extraordinary things. They are like you and me. They have faced challenges in their lives and they have made choices about how to respond. Many great men and women have accomplished some incredible things in the history of our country and the world. By learning about these men and women, we give ourselves the chance to be like them and to really make a positive impact in our own lives. How will I choose my hero? : How will I choose my hero? You will create a list of 5 hero candidates you are interested in
All four classes will be assembled in the cafeteria
Student names will be drawn on a lottery basis
Students will keep track and cross off choices as they are taken
All heroes are subject to approval by the 5th grade teaching team. What are the project requirements? : What are the project requirements? A written report
A tri-fold visual board
A speech written in your hero’s voice
A presentation given in costume on the day of the Heroes Fair The Written Report : The Written Report Must be typed in a font no greater than 16 point
Must have three focus areas:
The hero’s biographical information
Why this person is a hero
Why you chose this person as your hero Tri-Fold Visual Board : Tri-Fold Visual Board Must contain at least one picture of your hero
Must have a map showing where your hero is from
Must contain a famous quote by your hero
Must be neat and colorful The Speech : The Speech Must be at least 2 minutes long
Must be written in your hero’s voice
Will be presented in class and on the day of the Heroes Fair
You may write it on index cards or use your tri-fold board to remind you about what to say.
It will be graded on presentation only, you are not required to hand anything in for this portion of your grade. What does it look like? : What does it look like? Quiz Question #1: : Quiz Question #1: How will you choose your hero?
Teacher will assign one to you
Every student just gets to pick A B C Quiz Question #2: : Quiz Question #2: True or False:
Participation in the Heroes Fair is optional. True False Quiz Question #3: : Quiz Question #3: True or False:
Cartoon characters and people like Paris Hilton are heroes. True False Quiz Question #4: : Quiz Question #4: True or False:
Your speech should be written and given in your hero’s voice. False True Quiz Question #5: : Quiz Question #5: True or False:
Your written report can be written in 22 point font. True False Congratulations! : Congratulations! You have completed the first step in the Heroes Fair process! You are now ready to start thinking about a hero who you’d like to learn more about!!! You are correct! : You are correct! Oops, try again! : Oops, try again!