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Public Service Announcement (7th grade CA): Home

Create a PSA about a local community organization.

Sample PSA's

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Public Service Announcement Project

     You will be researching a local non-profit organization and creating a Public Service Announcement about it.  The purpose of a PSA is to raise awareness about an issue and persuade your audience to take action. You must research your organization and its cause before you create the final product.

Calendar of Events

Monday, Oct. 31st choose topic and review website
Tuesday, Nov. 1st Step One: answer essential questions about organization
Wednesday, Nov. 2nd continue research notes on essential questions
Monday, Nov. 7th Step two: begin storyboard
Tuesday, Nov. 8th Step three: begin Power Point
Wednesday, Nov. 9th continue with Power Point
Monday, Nov. 14th Step four: Movie Maker
Tuesday, Nov. 15th continue creating video
Wednesday, Nov. 16th continue creting video
Thursday, Nov. 17th continue creating video and save to inbox
Monday, Nov. 21st present PSA project

Note: If you need extra time, you need to come in before school, after school, or during guided study. The library is open daily from 7:15 to 3:30.

Learning Targets

Library Standards:

  • I can access information effectively and efficiently.
  • I can distinguish between fact and opionion.
  • I can use an appropriate graphic organizer to arrange and manage gathered information.
  • I can understand the intended audience and the time allotted impact the product and presentation of information.
  • I can cite information from a variety of sources including print and non-print sources.

CA Standards:

  • I can write effectively for a vareity of audiences, purposes, and contexts.
  • I can write a persuasive piece of writing.
  • I can use effective research practices.
  • I can express information in my own words.
  • I can cite references for all information used.

Subject Guide

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