-Authentic Assessment Project
These are the student guidelines:
Jackson School District English Department
Authentic Assessment Student Guidelines
Anchor Video - Your teacher will select a video segment that will provide a thematic launch to the project.
Thematic Reading - You will complete close reading activities for two teacher-selected thematic-based articles.
Explore the Theme and Select a Topic - You will engage in multiple activities that will lead you to the selection of a specific theme-related topic for research.
Journal - Throughout the project, you will be required to write responses to prompts that ask you to reflect on the stages of your experience. (Course Grade and 15% Exam Component)
Research Process and MLA Format - You will need to gather credible sources that may be used to support your claim in an essay that incorporates accurate internal and external citations, a properly formatted works cited page and evidences your ability to utilize the MLA research format.
Writing an Effective Thesis Statement - You will organize the ideas of research into a well organized thesis statement which makes a clear and direct argumentative claim.
Writing Process - You will engage in activities for planning, drafting, revising, and editing the research based essay.
Developing Multi-Media Presentation - You will incorporate twenty-first century tools into a formal presentation for a peer audience. (Course Grade and 25% Exam Component)
Formal Essay - The final submission of the essay must be submitted to Turnitin.com by the assigned deadline. (Course Grade and 35% Exam Component)
The Final Examination - In addition to the completed components (journal, presentation, and essay) you will complete a two-part final exam related to the authentic assessment project. This final component is worth 25% of the final exam.
Period 1- English 3 B126
Period 2- English 3 B126
Period 3- PRIDE C217
Period 4- professional period
Period 1- Professional
Period 2- English 4 B126
Period 3- PRIDE C217
Period 4- English 2 B126