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בית ספר מקיף שש שנתי למדעים ואמנויות for Sciences and Arts Six Year Comprehensive School
Project 11th-12th grade

Teacher: Movshovich Tatyana

Student's copy

60's – The "Boomer Years"

Dear Students,

For the next 4 weeks we will be doing your project work in English.

In this work you will:

  1. learn about the sixties by conducting research on one of the following

"umbrella" topics:

  1. Vietnam War

  2. Political Assassinations of the period (John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King)

  3. Youth movements

  4. Music – bands, trends, music mania

  5. Woodstock Festival

  6. Cultural Revolution – the Beatles

  7. Clothes/Fashion/Jeans

  8. Human Rights – Racism

  9. Drugs and Smoking

  10. Children of Flowers – Hippies

  11. Women's Rights

  12. Movies and famous musicals on Broadway

  13. Conquering Space – American and Russian astronauts

  14. UFO – phenomena and reactions

  15. Cold War

  16. Barbie- the most famous doll of the century

  17. First heart transplantation




  1. learn how to collect information on a chosen topic and summarize it.

  2. make a time-line of this period/phenomenon/event etc.

  3. create a song/puzzle/game for your oral presentation.

  4. interview your parents/grandparents or their friends about the 60's.

  5. Share your information with your peers and teacher.

  6. Use different checklists that will help you in your work.



Here are some sites that might be helpful to you:


  1. About the 60's:

http://www.bbhq.com/sixties.htm

Vietnam war
http://www.woodstock69.com/
http://www.marshallphoto.com/marshall/Being_There/01-Photos/Shot_List.html

Vietnam War Memorial: Virtual Wall



http://www.thevirtualwall.org

Kennedy on the Cuban Missile Crisis



http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/jfk-cuban.htm

Vietnam War Timeline



http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/vietnam/index.html

Martin Luther King Jr.



http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk

Apollo 11



http://www.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-11/apollo-11.html

JFK Library Museum



http://www.jfklibrary.org/index.htm

National Museum of American History



http://americanhistory.si.edu/lisalaw/index.htm

Social Life and Customs



http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/1968

John F. Kennedy Assassination



http://mcadams.posc.mu.edu/home.htm

Cuban Missile Crisis



http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/cuba_mis

  1. Add other sites that you found to this list:

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Useful research sites:





Project Outline

Your work must include the following parts:



1. Cover Page (1 page)

The front cover should be both attractive and informative. You may add a drawing or a

photograph to give it color. Be creative and plan the layout of your page.

This page must have:

a. title of your project work

b. your school logo,

c. your name

d. your teacher's name

e. class/grade

f. the date.
2. Table of Contents (1 page)

Table of Contents comes after the front cover page. It is a list of categories that are numbered according to the way they appear in your work.
3. Introduction to the topic (1 page)

* general background of the topic – 60's

(major issues that triggered the events and resulted in great social

and technological changes)

* explanation of your choice of the topic

4. Main part: (5-7 pages)
* research of your topic by answering the following

  1. Research Questions:

1.Describe the subject of your research .

2.When and where did the event take place?

3.Why did it happen?

4. How did the phenomenon /event affect the social/ cultural / technological spheres of

life ?

5.Can you see the comeback of this phenomenon/event today? Give examples.

  1. (compulsory) Pictures, illustrations, graphs, diagrams related

to the subjects.

  1. (compulsory)A puzzle/ game/song for the Oral presentation.

  2. (optional) Time-line.

  3. Interview of your parents/grandparents or their friends about the 60's.

5. Conclusion (1-2 pages)

This page summarizes your work .

You must

  1. sum up the results of your research

  2. express your personal attitude to the described subject.

6. Song/ puzzle/ game related to the topic (1 page)

7. Pictures/ charts/ graphs related to the topic (1 page)

8. Bibliography (1 page)

The bibliography gives a list of the sources used. All the sources must be listed alphabetically. A bibliography has a format that must be kept. All your sources (URL links used, the books, magazines and so on) must be documented. They all must appear in the Bibliography.

9. Appendices

The appendix is a collection of everything you have accumulated ( לצבור )during your work. It should have all the material downloaded for your project, drafts, teacher’s handouts.

10. Your Reflection on this work (1 page)

11.Teacher’s Assessment Page (1 page)

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approximately 12 - 15 pages

Procedure :

Step 1: Brainstorming

* Fill in the circles with as many things as you can think of related to the 60's-

Appendix #1 .

Step 2: Choosing an area of interest

* Choose one of the "umbrella" topics from the list on page 8.

* Fill in the first two columns (K and W) of the K-W-L chart- Appendix #2.

Step 3: Choosing a partner

* Decide how you are going to work:

Tick () in an appropriate box

individually

in pair

in a group

* Divide the responsibilities among the members of the group.

Step 4: Deadlines

* Discuss the schedule (לו"ז) with your teacher and partner/s.

* Fill in your class working log – Appendix #3.

* Fill in your personal working log while working on the project.

Appendix #4



* Fill in Checklist for steps 1-4 - Appendix #5.

Step 5: Collecting Resources

1. You must gather information from at least 3 sources.

2. There are many information sources you can use: books, computers, CD-ROMs, graphs/ chats/ tables, encyclopedias, Internet, magazines, newspapers, TV/video/audio sources.

Using the list of sites on pages 9+9A browse (לדפדף ) the Internet.

Add the sites you find interesting to the list on page 9.

Open a new file in “My Documents”, name it and start saving your downloaded/ copied/

printed material for the project in it.

Don’t forget to copy the site address into your Bibliography Draft (Appendix #6).

It doesn’t matter what source (מקור) of information you are using.

If you are working with an encyclopedia or some magazine, don’t forget to put

it on your Bibliography Draft List.

2.Interview.

a. Choose a person who knows a lot about your topic.

b. Use Appendix #7 to work on your interview.

c. Record or write down the questions and the answers and include this into your project.

3. Find pictures/photos/graphs/charts/ illustrations for your project. Don't forget to

include them into your final version.

4. Find or create a song/puzzle/game that is relevant to your topic or 60's in general.

Remember to include it into your oral presentation.


Look at the way the entries (רישום) in your Bibliography should look like:



Don’t forget to arrange all your entries in an alphabetic order.


Step 6: Processing Information.
While you are reading and taking notes,

you may use the graphic organizer from Appendix #8.

While searching for information, keep these things in mind:

Is the information relevant to the topic you have chosen?

Be aware of the difference between fact and opinion. Just because something is in print

or on your screen does not necessarily mean it is true. Watch for biased

(בעל דעה קדומה) information.

Make exact notes of all sources for your bibliography.

Make the list of words you are going to use in your crossword.

Summarize all the material you have collected. – Appendix #9

Fill in Checklist for the Process - Appendix #10.
Step 7. Writing Your First Draft

It is time to get your ideas on paper and answer the following

Research Questions:

1.Describe the subject of your research .

2.When and where did the event take place?

3.Why did it happen?
4. How did the phenomenon /event affect the social/cultural /technological spheres of

life ?

5.Can you see the comeback of this phenomenon/event today? Give examples.

Your first draft is not your final paper. You can write it in pencil. It's easier to correct

or add additional information later.

If your are writing your draft on the computer, remember to save it both in "My

Documents" and on a diskette.

Don't worry about spelling, grammar or punctuation. Just write. You will edit your work

later.

Fill in Checklist for the Research - Appendix #11.


Step 8. Editing and Revising

Read your Draft.

Eliminate (eliminate – להוציא) information that is repeated or does not belong.

Add information that you think is missing/necessary.

Organize all your information in a logical order.

Make sure that what your are writing is in your own words and not copied

directly from your sources.

Make sure your introduction and closing support each other.

Make sure your information is relevant to the topic and presented clearly.

Using Appendix #12 check your paper for grammar and spelling.

After Adding-Rearranging-Removing-Replacing save your work as your final version.

Fill in Checklist for Revising - Appendix #13.

Step #9- Organizing Your Final Written Paper

Number the pages of your final version. Start with Introduction (it will be page 1).

Print out everything that you want to include into your work.

Complete Reflection Form – Appendix # 14.

Collect all Appendices.

Prepare all pictures/illustrations/graphs/diagrams that you have collected/created.

Put everything together using the Project Outline pages 3-4.

Organize your final paper. Make sure you have included all the items (Appendix #15).
Step #10 0

Breathe in!

Breathe out!

Count to 10!

Hand in your work!
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Step 11.- Oral Presentation

Decide on a type of your presentation:

  1. PowerPoint

  2. Video

  3. Show

  4. other

In your oral presentation you will:

    1. state the purpose of your project.

    2. report the results of your research

    3. present your song/puzzle/game to your peers.

    4. express your personal attitude to the topic

    5. summarize what you have learned from this topic

and from doing the project.

Make notes/note cards . They will help you to organize your speech.

Use the Checklist for Oral Presentation – Appendix # 16 to plan your presentation.

Your presentation must take not less than 5 minutes and not more than 10 minutes.

That's all, Folks!

Now it's your turn to sweat!



Good Luck!


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