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The Rise of Industry: Project

Choose a prompt and research historical and contemporary events surrounding the chosen issue.

End Product Presentation:

Choose 1 of the following to present your information

  • A 5-paragraph essay (Intro, 3 reasons, and a conclusion)

    • Works Cited included at the end
    • Supporting evidence from 1800s and modern day
  • A podcast (using WeVideo)

    • Intro, 3 Reasons and a Conclusion
    • Supporting evidence from 1800s and modern day
    • Time length: 4-6 minutes
  • A video (using WeVideo or Adobe Spark)

    • Intro, 3 Reasons and a Conclusion
    • Supporting evidence from 1800s and modern day
    • Make sure to cite any images used in video
    • Works Cited Included at the end
    • Time length: 4-6 minutes
  • A policy memo (click HERE for the format)

  • An infographic (using software of your choice) 

    • Suggestions:   or   
    • Clearly state stance on chosen issue
    • 3 Pieces of supporting evidence from 1800s and modern day
    • QR Code linked to Works Cited Page How To Video.      QR Code Generator

Was the Industrial Revolution a blessing or a curse? Support your answer using information from the 1800s as well as from current-day. Provide multiple reasons for your position.

OR

Take a position and recommend that sweatshops either be abolished or supported. Base your position on information from the 1800s as well as from current-day. Provide multiple reasons for your position.

OR

Should workers have the right to unionize? Support your answer using information from the 1800s as well as from current-day. Provide multiple reasons for your position.

1. Login to 

2. Title- Last name, First Name-Hr-Selected Topic

Ex. Wayne, John-Hr1-Horseback Riding

3. Share with Project Inbox by typing Social Studies teacher's last name and select the appropriate hour from the drop-down menu.

4. Research Prompt copy/pasted into the Research Question field
5. Cite at least 3 VALID sources   (1 Textbook Source and the rest should come from databases)

Textbook-->use ISBN & include chapter and pages--> How To Video

ISBN: 9781583711293

**Database-->Export Citation to NT-How To Video

6. At least 3 Note Cards (Minimum 1 per source)

Each note card needs a source attached

Quoted information needs to be in quotes with the in-text citation included w/in the NC

Ex. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken” (Wilde).

Bulleted notes related to the selected research prompt

Notes paraphrased in YOUR OWN WORDS

Research Tools

Key Words or Search Words-->Make a list of terms that you will use when searching databases

Example: Industrial Revolution a blessing or a curse-->Decide your stance and why-->Curse b/c harming the environment & gov't corruption

Search Terms: Climate Change, Industrial pollution and Political Corruption due to industrial payoffs

Do NOT Google the research prompt. You will need to gather information from databases and draw your own conclusions. 

Export Citations from Gale/Sirs/EBSCO to Noodle Tools

Jacob Riis Article-Cite as a website/webpage

 

 

Databases offer VALID information and already have CITATIONS
OMS Gale Global Issues *
OMS Opposing View Points *
EBSCOhost
OMS Sirs Issue Researcher *
Change to Keyword
OMS Britannica
OMS World Book

Database Passwords

The password to access the passwords is our school mascot, plural and lowercase.