The Second Great Awakening a mobile Device project Benchmark: ss a 9



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The Second Great Awakening

A mobile Device project



Benchmark:

SS.8.A.4.9- Analyze the causes, course and consequences of the Second Great Awakening on social reform movements.

Florida Standards:

LAFS.8.W.3.8- Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

LAFS.8.W.3.9- Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflections and research.

Essential Questions:

  1. What was the effect of the Second Great Awakening on America?

  2. Why did the reform movement gain momentum?

  3. How did Americans’ attitudes toward slavery change because of the Second Great Awakening?

Introduction

The Second Great Awakening was a religious revival movement that swept America from the 1800’s to 1840’s. Aside from the religious aspect, the Second Great Awakening also sparked many social movements that revolutionized America, like the temperance movement, and abolitionism. It will be up to you and your group to create a virtual 3-D book that narrates the events that caused the Second Great Awakening and its effects on America’s social and political systems.



Process

Step 1: Create Groups and Conduct Research

  1. Form groups of four students.



  1. Each group member is to be assigned a topic to research.

  1. Once everyone has an assigned topic to research you will write down the name of your team members and their job in the -Group Assessment chart. See chart below.



  1. Use the following questions to guide your research:

  1. What was happening in America at the time of the Second Great Awakening?

  2. During what years did the Second Great Awakening emerge?

  3. Who were the notable figures of Second Great Awakening?

  4. What were the basic beliefs of the Second Great Awakening in comparison to the first?

  5. Why was it so easy for the Second Great Awakening to take hold in American society?

  6. How did it affect various parts of America differently?

  7. What religious groups emerged as a result of the Second Great Awakening?

  8. How did the Second Great Awakening affect women and African Americans in particular?

  9. What social reform groups were directly influenced by the Second Great Awakening?

  10. How did those social reforms groups continue to influence America even after the end of the Second Great Awakening?

  11. What is the overall influence of the Second Great Awakening on American society and religion?



  1. You and your group members will use the following resources to conduct research on the Second Great Awaking. You may use other sources, but you must cite all sources on your final presentation.

  • http://www.teachushistory.org/second-great-awakening-age-reform

  • Discovering Our Past: A History of the United States, Early Years- Florida- 2013 Textbook.

  • http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ma95/finseth/evangel.html



  • http://www.american-historama.org/1790-1800-new-nation/second-great-awakening.htm



  • http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/outlines/history-1994/the-formation-of-a-national-government/the-second-great-awakening.php



  1. Take notes on all the important events of the Second Great Awakening, collect images that you want to use for your portion of the presentation, and answer all relevant questions that relate to your topic.

Step 2: Create Your Zooburst 3D book

  1. Watch the tutorial on how to create a zooburst 3D book. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0V2CCHFtDk.

  2. Once all of the research (information and pictures) has been completed, go onto Zooburst, sign up, and begin working on your book. Zooburst: http://zooburst.com/

  3. Each group member is responsible for their assigned part and must work together to properly complete this assignment.

  4. The book needs to be organized, attractive (good use of font, color, graphics) and no grammatical errors.

  5. The book needs to have:

    1. A cover page with title, team members’ names.

    2. At least 6 pages.

    3. Work cited page at the end of the book.

    4. At least three pictures per page.

    5. Book is organized in chronological order explaining:

      1. America before the Second Great Awakening

      2. Direct causes of the Second Great Awakening

      3. Religious leaders and groups that gained power during the Second Great Awakening

      4. The influence of the Second Great Awakening on society, minorities and politics.

      5. The lasting legacy of the Second Great Awakening on American society, religion and politics

Step 3: Presentation and Evaluation

  1. Each group will present their Zooburst book to the class.

  2. Each group member will fill out the group assessment evaluation and the self-assessment form and turn it in after the presentation.

  3. Review rubric below for project expectations


Group Assessment

Name of Group Members

Tasks member was assigned

Evaluation: How well members contributed to the group’s project

(List good points and points that need improvement)






































Name: _______________________________Date:________________Period:______________

Self-Assessment

  1. What tasks were you assigned to accomplish?



  1. My best contribution for this project was (Explain why):



  1. The easiest part of this project was (Explain why):



  1. The hardest part of this project was (Explain Why):



  1. What I could have done better is (Explain why):



  1. Who completed their assigned task efficiently (Explain why):



  1. Who did not complete their assigned task efficiently (Explain why):

RUBRIC: ZOOBURST Second Great Awakening

CATEGORY

4

3

2

1

Title Page

Contains Title, photo, and students’ names.

5 points


Only two of the following: title, photo, and students’ names.

4 points


Only one of the following: title, photo, and students’ names.

3 points


No title page.

0 points


Book Length

Book has 6 or more pages.

18-20 points



Book has 4-5 pages.

14-17 points



Book has 2-3 pages.

10-13 points



Book is incomplete.

0 points


Organization

Content is well organized, each page is on topic.

5 points


Content is organized, but information varies off from it, or there is too much information on one page.

4 points


Content is somewhat organized, but there is too much, or not enough information on the page.

3 points


No clear or logical structure, just lots of facts.

1-2 points



Mechanics

No misspellings or grammatical errors.

5 points


Three or fewer misspellings and/or mechanical errors.

4 points


Four misspellings and/or mechanical errors.

3 points


More than 4 errors in spelling or grammar.

1-2 points



Attractiveness

Makes excellent use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. to enhance the presentation.

10 points



Makes good use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. to enhance the presentation.

8-9 Points



Makes use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc., but occasionally these detract from the presentations content.

6-7 points



Use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc., detract from the presentations content.

0-5 points



Photos/Images

Book contains a wide variety of Photos/images Photos/images complement the page narration.

20 points



Book contains a wide variety of Photos/images Photos/images work with the page narration.

16-19points



Book contains duplicate or few photos/images. Photos/images work with the page narrative.

13-15 points



Book has several duplicate photos/images. Photos/images do not really complement the book

10-13 points



Number of Photos/Images

Meets or exceeds the requirement of a minimum of three different photos/images per page.

10 points



The majority of the pages met the requirement of a minimum of three photos/images per page.

8-9 points



Some of the pages met the requirement of a minimum of three photos/images per page.

6-7 points



None of the pages met the requirement of a minimum of three photos/images per page.

0-5 points



Requirements

All information requirements are met and exceeded.

25 points



Most information requirements are met.

20-24 points



Some of the information requirements were met.

15 - 19 points



Most of the information requirements were not met.

5-14 points




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