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World Religions Group Project


Grade(s)

High School History

Subject(s)

World History

Length of Lesson

45 minutes

Lesson
Overview/Rationa
le

Curriculum
Framework/Stand
ard

Learning
Objectives

World Religions
4.1.2 World Religions Using historical and modern
maps and other documents, analyze the continuing
spread of major world religions during this era and
describe encounters between religious groups including
Islam and Christianity (Roman Catholic and Orthodox)
increased trade and the Crusades Islam and Hinduism
in South Asia (See 5.3.3) continuing tensions between
Catholic and Orthodox Christianity
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Technology Uses

Materials

Procedure

To understand the beginning of major world


religions, and the continuous spreading during
this era.
Create a video of what weve learned about the
first Crusade.
Video should be at least a minute long, but no
more than 2 minutes.
All students must understand their responsibility
of the assignment and work together.

To understand Islam and Christianity in the early


stages.
To develop an understanding of how goods and
services were spread and the Crusades.
Create your own movie about the lesson in any
movie making application of your choice.
Create an informational video on the lesson
weve covered in class.

Internet Access
Microsoft Office/Word/Moviemaker
Movie applications/video making
Please edit video to make it applicable to
assignment requirements.
Video should be at least 60 seconds long.

National Geography 5th edition pages 97-106.


Index cards.
3-ring binder
1. Students will create a short video about our
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lesson weve covered on World Religions.


2. Movie should be covering at least three
sections of our lesson.
3. Students will be placed in groups of 4, each
student covering one part of the assignment.
Part 1: Researching the Crusades
Part 2: Taking Pictures
Part 3: Putting movie together
Part 4: Editing for assignment requirements
Assessment

- Video must include graphics and information


pertaining to our lesson weve covered in class.
- I will grade your assignment based on quality over
quantity! But make sure you cover all aspects of the
assignment!
- Grading rubric for this assignment will be on a
separate diagram.

Grading Rubric World Religions Movie Maker Assignment

Beginning
Group Project Basics

1 PT.
Students did
not define the
two major
religions and
present them
in movie.

Group Project Technology

1 PT.
Students did
not do well
technologicall
y, and didnt
understand
technological
portion.

Developing
3 PTS.
Students
defined the
two major
religions in
this
assignment
and presented
them in video.

3 PTS.
Students
presented
video in a
well-manner
and included
some portions
of technology.

Exemplary
5 PTS.
Students
accurately
defined the
two major
religions in
this
assignment
and provided
details in the
movie.
5 PTS.
Students
provided an
excellent
video,
meeting all
requirements
and providing
graphics to
video.

Score

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Group Project Procedure

1 PT.
Students did
not work
together and
were not
organized on
who did what
part of the
assignment.

Group Project
Final
Project

1 PT.
Students did
not complete
the
assignments
and did not
meet
requirements.

Group Project
Overall
Effort

1 PT.
Students
didnt show
effort for
participating
in their
groups.

3 PTS.
Students did a
good job
working
together, and
each student
had a
responsibility
in the
assignment.
3 PTS.
Students met
some
requirements
and did a good
job completing
assignment,
but lacked
some
graphics.

3 PTS.
Students
completed
some
responsibilities
but did not
work together
well.

5 PTS.
Students did
an excellent
job through
and through,
and each
student had a
specific task in
this
assignment.
5 PTS.
Students did
an excellent
job with
completing all
parts of the
project, and all
students met
all
requirements
and
completed
responsibilities
.
5 PTS.
Students did
an excellent
job of working
together, and
all students
completed
their
responsibilities
.
Total Score: