WORLD HISTORY: World War I Project Specifications
During this unit on World War I you are required to complete and present one research project. All projects can be completed individually or with a partner. Make your selections of topic, project type, and partner carefully because these endeavors are worth a whopping 500 points. A scoring guide will be provided for each type of project. Help will be available during class before and after school and at select open libraries.
*** Any plagiarism will earn the project a zero!
All projects must have the following turned in the due date:
- A printout of all presentation materials (web pages, PowerPoints, scripts, rules, etc.)
- The scoring guide for the project type.
- A five to ten minute presentation of your project.
- A works cited page completed in MLA format. (You can go to www.easybib.com and
it will help you with this process.)
- Typed multiple choice test questions over the major points of your
- A personal reaction page telling how you were affected by the topic and project
type you chose.
PROJECT OPTIONS: Projects are listed in order of degree of difficulty.
Webpage or Website: Must have original information… no copy cut and paste. This may not be just a links page either. These will be evaluated on design, content, technical elements, and credibility. Pages may be created using Microsoft FrontPage, or Netscape Composer.
PowerPoint: Must contain have at least 10 slides which incorporate text, graphics, animations, sound effects, and transitions.
Game: Create a board, card, or online game. Game must have a list of rules, instruction for play and scoring criteria. Online games can be easily created at http://www.quia.com/
Video: Must be at least 7 minutes in length, have costumes, and portray a historical scene.
Historic Personality Presentation: Present yourself as a figure from history. Your presentation must include basic information and costume. Time limit: 5-10 minutes.
“You Were There” Essay: Written in first person tell the story of any aspect of World War I. This is a chance to make history come alive. Essay must be typed, double spaced and four or more pages in length.
Painting/Drawing/Poster: Display your artistic talent and create something of your own. Preferably 22X28 (poster board size), but can be larger or smaller. Must be original artwork, have use color. ** Poster can get no grade higher than a “C” on this project.
DUE DATE _____________________________________________________