Assignment
Point Value
Your Points
Due Date
Pictures and Time Line
30

R Mar 3
500 word summary of accomplishments
50

M Mar 7
Explanation of s/p/e background
30

T Mar 8
Embedded technology
100

M Mar 14
Works Cited
30

T Mar 15
10 quiz questions
25

F Mar 18

Multiple Intelligence Wikispace

Deadlines and Assignment


As a goal, we will be creating a class wikispace on influential figures in different multiple intelligence fields. A list of approved topics appears on the home page for your convenience. Above is a check sheet with due dates to keep you on track. Each figure should include pictures; biographical time line; major achievements, thoughts, or statements; explanation of how the social, political and economic background of the time period affected them; embedded technology (slide share, podcast, video clip, voicethread, imovie); works cited, and 10 multiple choice questions (or a game) based upon the information presented.

Photo/Time Line Assessment Checklist:

*Use the library database to access necessary information and prevent copyright violations. Access information at: Library Information Centerr

  • There are many ways to create an interesting timeline. One way would be to use Timetoast. Be sure to grab the embed code to add to your page. You also find another way to present information as well.

Includes 5 pictures
5 points
All Pictures are free from copyright violation
5 points
Timeline includes 12-20 events
5 points
Page is linked to multiple intelligence page
5 points
Layout is visually pleasing
5 points
First names of authors are at top of page
5 points

Summary of Accomplishments Assessment Checklist:


Focus: Clearly identify accomplishments, figure, and relevance
10 points
Content: Scholarly printouts, use of quotes, quality of sources, detail of events
20 points
Organization: Clear paragraphs, Use of headings and subheadings, graphics
5 points
Style: Sophisticated word choice, sent. structure, and appropriate tone
5 points
Mechanics: Grammar, punctuation, spelling, parenthetical documentation
10 points

Social, Political, and Economic Background:

Chart containing information on Social, Political,and Economic Background of your individual.
Focus: facts expose s,p, e background of historic figure
5 points
Content: 5 facts in each of the three areas
10 points
Organization: information appears in a well-organized table or chart
5 points
Style: similar sentence structure, sophisticated word choice, appropriate tone
5 points
Mechanics: grammar, punctuation, spelling, parenthetical documentation
5 points


Embedded Technology

What can you create that would best highlight the significance of your person? In this segment, please be creative with your application of knowledge. Create a voicethread, slideshow, powerpoint, movie, etc. that highlights your historical figure and their relevance to the multiple intelligence field. Use the Missing Manual for assistance with technology. Go to : Missing Manual

Focus: Further develops the significance of the historical figure
20 points
Content: Detailed analysis or depiction of historical figure; explains significance
20 points
Organization: Uses headings, outlines, or other graphic organizers; links are efficient
20 points
Style: Sophisticated word choice, technological skills, transitions, your creativity
20 points
Mechanics: Grammar, punctuation, spelling, parenthetical documentation
20 points
IDEAS FOR EMBEDDED TECHNOLOGYIf your site does not have embed code you can follow these directions for creating your own!

Works Cited

Includes all sources used to create wikispace
10 points
All works are listed in alphabetical order, pictures may be listed separately
10 points
All citations use MLA format
10 points

Quiz/ Review Game


Focus: Questions focus on most important aspects of the historical figure
5 points
Content: 10 Questions aim to improve understanding of accomplishments
5 points
Organization: Questions are clearly written with grade-level specific questions
5 points
Style: Questions mimic style used by history professors
5 points
Mechanics: Questions use proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling
5 points