Leif Ericsson, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, Etienne Brule, Jean Nicolette, Louis Joliet, Father Jacques Marquette, Rene-Robert de La Salle,



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You are to create a Power Point presentation on an Explorer who came to Canada. You can choose from the following list: explorers-ships.jpg

Leif Ericsson, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, Etienne Brule, Jean Nicolette, Louis Joliet, Father Jacques Marquette, Rene-Robert de La Salle, Martin Frobisher, John Davis, William Baffin, Samuel Hearne, Henry Hudson, Alexander Mackenzie Simon Fraser, David Thompson or John Franklin.                  
You need to include the following in your FINISHED PRODUCT:


  • A title page with your name and the name of your explorer.

  • A map of their travels with correct labeling and path of voyage

  • A picture of your explorer (with proper references)

  • A timeline of the major events and dates.

  • Information about your explorer such as:

    • When did they first set sail?

    • Why did they go?

    • From where did they leave?

    • Who sponsored their travels?

    • How long did the expedition take?

    • How many expeditions were made? When?

    • What part of Canada did they explore?

    • For whom was the newly discovered land claimed?

    • Where there any risks or dangers?

    • What were the results of the travels?



  • Bibliography

 

  • A minimum of 8 edited good copy slides will make up your Power point presentation of a Canadian Explorer.




 

  • Final copy due: Tuesday February 22, 2011 in your own folder on the school computer.

  • Please tell the teacher if you are having problems well before the due date because the deadline will not be extended unless there are very good reasons.

 




 




 




Rubric for a Power Point Project Name __________






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Content


Content is inaccurate and information is not presented in a logical order, making it difficult to follow.

Content is accurate but information is not presented in a logical order, making it difficult to follow.


Content is accurate but some information is not presented in a logical order, but is still generally easy to follow

Content is accurate, complete and information is presented in a logical order.


Slide Creation


Presentation has no flow. No tools used. Insufficient number of slides.


Presentation is unorganized. Tools are not used in a relevant manner. Lacking in number of slides.


Overall presentation is interesting

Presentation flows well. Some tools used to show acceptable understanding. Correct number of slides.



Presentation flows well and logically. Presentation reflects extensive use of tools in a creative way. Correct number of slides.

Tools used correctly. Correct number of slides.



Slide Transitions


Very few transitions are used and/or they distract from the presentation.


Smooth transitions are used on some slides.


Smooth transitions are used on most slides.


Transitions are smooth and interesting. Transitions enhance the presentation.

Pictures, Clip Art & Background


Images are inappropriate or there are no images.


Most images are appropriate.


Images are appropriate. Layout is cluttered.


Images are appropriate. Layout of images is pleasing to the eye.


Mechanics


Many spelling errors and/or text are copied.


Some spelling errors. Some grammar errors. Most of text is in students' own words.


Few spelling errors. Few grammar errors. Text is in students’ own words.


No spelling errors. No grammar errors. Text is in students’ own words.


Technology Connection


Little understanding of technology.


Acceptable understanding of technology.


General understanding of technology.


Comprehensive use of technology is apparent.




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