††† To commemorate the Pearl Harbor attack you will be assigned to a cooperative group of 3-5 students by your teacher.
††† First, your group will research information on events leading up to the Pearl Harbor attack, the attack itself, and its aftermath using the following links.
- Google Search: Pearl Harbor Open Links
††† Next, your team will select three of the following tasks to complete:
1. Create a Power Point presentation representing events leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor or events leading up to bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
2. Create a scavenger hunt and solution about Pearl Harbor or its aftermath.
3. Draw a map depicting the Japanese attack patterns on the Hawaiian Islands or depicting United States Navy ships and berthing locations.
4. Design a personal Journal depicting life during the early 1940's.
5. Design a flyer or poster depicting the changing roles of women in the traditional family via advertising and propaganda.
6. Design a code for communicating secret messages.
††† Your team will brainstorm to reach a consensus on who will be responsible for specific roles in your cooperative group:
Cooperative Group Roles:
LEADER Makes sure that every voice is heard Focuses work around the learning task
RECORDER Compiles group membersí ideas on collaborative graphic organizer
TIME KEEPER Encourages the group to stay on task Announces when time is halfway through and when time is nearly up
PRESENTER Presents the groupís finished work to the class
ERRAND MONITOR Briefly leaves the group to get supplies or to request help from the teacher when group members agree that they do not have the resources to solve the problem.
††† Now, your group will now generate ideas for the design of each of your group's selected tasks.
Create a Power Point presentation representing events leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor or events leading up to bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
- Create 5-10 slides depicting either events leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor or events leading up to bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
- Include a title slide with graphic
- Each slide must have three relavant facts.
- Sixty percent or more of the slides should contain a graphic.
- Each slide should contain at least one animation.
Create a scavenger hunt about Pearl Harbor or its aftermath.
- Create ten questions as part of the Scavenger Hunt.
- Each question is linked from a web site to a word document.
- Copy/paste statements from websites and make them in a question format.
- Print one copy of your questions with answers and print second copy without answers.
Draw a map depicting Japanese attack patterns on the Hawaiian Islands or depicting U. S. Navy ships and berthing locations.
- Map should be drawn on poster board and scale must be accurate to size of the poster.
- Use three or more colors appropriate to the items being depicted.
- Accurately label ships, bases, land masses or berthing positions of ships.
- Map should be legible and neat.
Design a journal depicting life during the early 1940's.
- Using the journal websites provided by your teacher you will research and select a character from the the time period.
- Write five journal entries leading up to or after the December 7, 1941 date.
- Write the entries from the perspective of the character from that time period.
Design a poster depicting the changing roles of women in the traditional family via advertising and propaganda.
- Research posters from the WWII time period.
- Select an advertising or propaganda poster from your research and reproduce a similar product.
- Adverising posters must clearly identify the product and contain a slogan, and one positive attribute of the product.
- Propaganda posters must clearly depict a persuassive element.
Design a code for communicating secret messages.
- Create a secret code using numeric and alphabet characters.
- Write an example a message in plain text and encoded text.
- Create a method to decode the message.
- Using Excel, create a spreadsheet that demonstrates your code.