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Pick TWO for a great project! 

I will help you and go into class or Zoom remotely.  Please call X5125 or email at jourdain-jennifer@montytech.net.

Students Modes of Presentation

  • Writing Assignment Using Google Docs:
    • Fill in a table with preloaded questions and a space for the source citation (worksheet).
    • Traditional research paper (APA or MLA Style) with introduction, thesis, supporting paragraphs, conclusion, and sources.
    • Write a review, an analysis, or different form of writing.
  • Physical Presentation:
    • Drawing (ex: "One Page" with handwritten explanations)
    • Collage using photos and text
    • Physical product related to shop with photographic evidence or video
    • Game board, poster, three panel display board, or diorama
  • Technology-Based Presentation:
    • Google Slides or Google Drawing
    • Prezi (zooming online presentation)
    • Canva (posters, business cards, resumes)
    • StoryboardThat (cartoon)
    • Genial.ly (timeline, interactive image, presentation, game)
    • Video (present with visual aids, screencast, create a "how-to" video, FlipGrid)
    • Kahoot, Quizlet, or Quizziz (students create a quiz to test the knowledge of other students)

Vocational Topics

  • Literature review (2-3 current trade articles about a topic).
  • Case study (an examination of one person, group, or situation over time).
  • Specialties in the trade (different career options).
  • Study of a specific process, procedure, instrument, or method.
  • History of the trade (general).
  • Gender disparity in the trade.
  • An examination of stereotypes in the trade.
  • History of one topic in the trade.
  • History or biography of a business (company) or person (past or present).
  • An exploration of a “game changer” in your trade (invention or innovation).
  • Future of the trade.
  • Future of the career in the trade (salary, education, marketability, owning a business).
  • Other Topics

Academic Topics

Science/Math Topic Ideas:

  • Current event or topic: an argumentative essay or literature review
  • Case study (an examination of one person, group, or situation over time).
  • Study of a specific process, procedure, instrument, or method.
  • Background research regarding a topic in preparation for an experiment or paper.
  • Examination of gender and/or ethnicity in the field.
  • Timeline of one topic.
  • History or biography of a group, organization, or important person (past or present).
  • An exploration of a “game changer” in your field (invention or innovation).
  • Future of a particular field of study.
  • Other Topic.

English/History/Spanish Topic Ideas:

  • Current event or topic: an argumentative essay or literature review
  • Background research regarding a topic in preparation for a research paper or project tied to content in the curriculum.
  • History or biography of a group, organization, or important person (past or present).
  • Future of a particular field of study.
  • Timeline and/or an analysis of events with detailed breakdown and conclusion.
  • An examination of an author, work of literature, or literary concept (English)
  • Research on a Spanish-speaking country or important person(s) (Spanish)
  • Other Topic.