Notes from Combined HS English Class
Presentation Producers: Natalie, Megan, Leta, Ethan
Presentation Date: 20.October.2011, Waterman's Community Center
Topics included: Policy, History, Government, Environment, Sport/Recreation
Logging Industry; Mills Re-Opening; Public v. Private; National Park Feasibility/Desirability; Dam Removal; Pollution; Canoeing; Camping
Zeb suggested: Four Boards w/ Four Basic Subjects plus Slide Show(s)
Courtney clarified purpose and history of presentation.
Leta explained earlier presentation work: Plum Creek Presentation--Debate; attended press conference, said it seemed they had weeks to work on it.
Courtney suggested everybody writes/creates work of art/documentation about one topic, whether it be historic or experiential.
Leta volunteered to compile the photos for a slide show.
Lee reminded everyone that the blog is a place for work and could be a place for what cannot fit in the presentation’s time frame.
In tomorrow's class we will outline the rubric for the presentation's success.
Here is one of our starting places:
21st Century Learning Expectations
Students will be able to: • Evaluate information, synthesize ideas and carry them out in the real world. • Communicate ideas clearly to a variety of audiences, incorporating appropriate media. • Use multiple strategies to adapt to novel problem solving situations. • Use creative expression to develop and communicate in their own voice.
Students will be able to: • Successfully assume multiple roles in a group, including leader and team member as appropriate. • Independently manage time and resources. • Persevere to successfully overcome failures, setbacks and obstacles. • Seek out, evaluate, apply and give constructive feedback. • Assume responsibility for their own learning.
Students will be able to: • Apply what they have learned to real world issues in their community. • Engage with current events through reading, viewing, discussion and debate.