Our Project-Based Learning Projects

Name
Grade & Subject
SS Topic
Engaging Entry Event
Project Title
Project Calendar Completed?
Project Wall Completed
Authentic Expert
Culminating Products
Anderson, William
SS 5th Grade
Mayan Culture






movies
podcasts
blog questions
graphic novels
Alvarez, Jacqueline








Arevalo, Mary
SS
Media
Letter: The FBI Needs Your Help


Who Controls You?
Yes
No


Bresug, Dana








Brooks, Jennifer
8th Grade, US History
WWII
Letter
WWII: A Monumental Event in History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Podcast
Campbell, Brian
11th Grade, US History
The New Deal
Letter from President Obama

Images for the New Deal
Federal Government: How Much Is TOO Much?
Yes
No
No
Podcast
Chacko, Anna








Coveney, Thomas
7th Grade, Amer. History


Results of American Expansion



Graphic Novels. Google Map
Davis, Wendy

Civil Rights






Power Point
Podcasting
Doff, Lesley
5th Grade, SS
Comparing the African Savanna to Forest Hills
Inventing a potato or carrot animal that can survive in the savanna.
Us Versus Them
No
No
Yes
Graphic Novel
Duque, Katherine
8th Grade,
US History
Cold War

Cold War Conflicts
yes
no
no
Graphic Novel
Facto, Katie








Guerra, David
11th Grade, US History
Post 1960's America
Has the US Become A Better PlaceTo Live in the Last 40 Years?


America Today
Yes
Yes
No
Other
Hendrick, William








Hines, Jennifer








Howard, Erica
7th Grade, 713
American Revolution
Anticipatory Guide
Events that Lead to the American Revolution
No
No
No
Blog
Islam, Shahanaz
6th Grade, SS
The Renaissance
Students will pick a card from a hat which will have a picture of a teenage ninja turtle and the picture of the artist and artwork on it. They will research the artist.
Rebirth
No
No
Yes
Google Map
Justic, Ursula
7th Grade. ELA, SS













Kaplan, Julie


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Click Here for entry event and other documents





Khatoon, Shazia
2nd & 3rd Grades
Islamic Inventions
How does the Flight Work?
Islamic Inventions
No
No
No
Blog
La Perla, Kristen
5th Grade, class 908
Latin America
Letter
Money Talks: Promoting Economic Growth in Latin America
Yes
No
Yes
Google Map
La Rosa, Jose
5th Grade, class 908
Latin America
Letter
Money Talks: Promotiong Economic Growth in Latin America
Yes
No
Yes
Google Map
Maher, Kim
6th Grade
Ancient China

Terracotta Army
The Silk Road
The Great Wall




Maswood, Saima
2nd Grade,
US History
Slavery: Harriet Tubman
Taking away a basic freedom for at least five minutes and ask students how they would feel about that.
"You'll be Free Or Die A Slave"
No
No
No
Blog
McDermott, Michael








Menezes, Jacinta
3rd Grade
Geography: Developing a Community
Voki of a traveler
Rebuilding Civilization
Yes
No
No
Google Map
Millian, Diane
7th Grade Spec Ed, Class 7p7
US Govt: Laws & the New Deal
Sentence Strips: Students write out the names, ages, occupation and date of death of the youngest Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire victims.
Images on the New Deal
Calendar

Triangle: The Fire that Changed America
Yes
Yes
Yes - Interview 4/7/11
Podcasts, Blog, Google Map, Graphic Novels, other
Millian, Diane
7th Grade
Spec Ed
Class 7p7
Louisiana Purchase & Lewis and Clark
Jigsaw Map of the Route of Lewis & Clark
Click here for the map in five pieces





Complete Map

Uncharted Territory: Corps of Discovery

View Unchartered Territory: Lewis and Clark's Expedition in a larger map
Yes


Yes
Yes, Joseph.Clawson@ci.Monroe.la.US
Graphic Novels
Google Map
Presser, Daniela
6th Grade SS
Silk Road














Razzak, Razmina
5th Grade
A New Nation
Primary Sources (Diary & Journal Entries)
Growth & Conflicts
No
No
Yes
Google Map
Rodriquez, David
Global 4
Geography
The Earth Moves!!
How Has Geography effected people in the Japan and the World?
Yes
Yes
No
Graphic Novel
Sobar, Larissa








Toliver, Jetaime
9th Grade, Science: Living Environments
Human Impact on Econogy
Letter from the Department of Environmental Protection
Winter Weather: Hazardous to Urban Water Supplies
No
No
Yes
Podcast
Trainor, Francis








Whalen, Emily
9th Grade, Class 991
Ancient Rome
Letter from a Gladiator to Julius Caesar
Ancient Rome
Yes
No
Yes
Other