Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Copy of the olympic research project

No description
by

Nicola Moon

on 29 August 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Copy of the olympic research project

photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli
The Olympic Research Project
Mrs Moon 2013

The Olympic Research Project aims to.......
Identify how to collect information from a range of different sources.

Identify relevant information and display the information in your own words.

Analyse and review information and be able to display it in an alternative way.
You will need to.............
Describe and explain where the olympic games originated from and why the modern Olympic Games are still held today.
Task 1
What will I have to do........
During this project you will have to successfully complete 5 individual tasks, you will have 6 lessons to complete this project.
At the end of this period you will all have created a newspaper article which defines, explains and analyses the olympic games.
How can we begin to answer this question?
What information does the question demand?
Checklist
Definition of the olympic games
Explain....
Who
founded them
Where
Why
When
Explain....
Why
they are still held today
where can we gather this information from?
Do you already know some of these answers?
Take a sticky note:
Write down 3 things you already know about the olympic games.
Share your answers with 2 other people.
Did you get the same answers
Could you add new information to your sticky note.
I now want you to add to the information you have already collected.
There are 3 sources to collect more information from in this room.
Text books
An educational video
A web page
You will need to access all of these sources and make written notes to answer the task 1 question.
Remember
use the checklist we went through to ensure you collect relevant information to the question.
Everyone should have accessed all the information available.

Everyone should now have made sufficient notes which describe and explain what the olympic games are and why they are still held today.

You now need to.........
Take your notes and create an introductory paragraph which describes and explains what the olympic games are and why they are held. Your paragraph should be no more than 50 words long and must be constructed independently.
Homework

You need to finish off your paragraph.

You need to type your paragraph onto a word document.

The word document must be titled 'The Olympic Research Project'.

The word document should be checked for spelling and punctuation.

The word document should be saved in your Yr9 BTEC file and printed.

The word document needs to be handed in next lesson.
Task 2
Homework

Your introductory paragraph should be put on the desk in front of you.

Your paragraph should contain...

Swap your h/w with the person to the left of you.

Use the check list criteria to peer assess the H/W

Use the whole school marking criteria to identify spelling and punctuation mistakes.

Make a positive comment about the work and suggest an area for improvement.
Describe the process the UK went through in order to gain the right to host the London 2012 olympic games.
How can we begin to answer this question?
what do you already know
write on a sticky note 3 things you already know about the question.
Share your answers with 2 other people, write down any new information.
What information do I need to include in my answer?

Checklist

Name the process.
Describe the process step by step.
Who was involved in the process.
Who decides which city hosts the olympics.
What is the decision based upon.
Use the internet and video link to source the answers to the checklist.

Think about the key words you use in the search engine.
Make short written notes using only relevant information.
Check the reliability of your information.

Everyone should now have sourced information which describes and explains the process of the Olympic Bid.

Everyone should have answered all the questions on the checklist.

What you need to do now............

Using your notes you need to construct a paragraph of no more than 50 words which describes and explains the process of gaining the right to host the 2012 Olympic Games.
Homework

You need to finish off your paragraph.

You need to type your paragraph onto your olympic research word document.

Add the subtitle 'The Olympic Bid', write your paragraph under this title.

The word document should be checked for spelling and punctuation.

The word document should be saved in your Yr9 BTEC file and printed.

The word document needs to be handed in next lesson.
Task 3
Explain the benefits associated with hosting the 2012 Olympic Games.
How can we begin to answer this question?
What do you already know.......

Write on a sticky note 3 things you already know about the question.
Share your answers with 2 other people, write down any new information.
What information do i need to include in my answer?

Checklist


Benefits..
Economy
Tourism
Facilities
Transport system
Unite countries
Home advantage
Use the internet and to source the answers to the checklist.

Think about the key words you use in the search engine.
Make short written notes using only relevant information.
Check the reliability of your information.

Everyone should now have sourced information which explains the benefits associated with hosting the 2012 Olympic Games.

Everyone should have explored all the suggestions on the checklist.

What you need to do now............

Using your notes you need to construct a paragraph of no more than 40 words which describes and explains the benefits associated with hosting the 2012 Olympic Games.
TASK 4
Using a graph, provide an overview of the final medal results of the 2012 Olympic Games. Identify how many Olympic and World records were broken.
What do we need to do in order to complete this task?
Find a reliable source which contains information about the Olympic results.

Think about what key words you could put into Google!
How can we put this information into a graph?
Open Excel
Input the Top 10 Countries Results.
Highlight the data, click Insert, Column, 2D
Copy and Paste the graph into a Word document. Make sure your graph has a title.
Under the graph state how many Olympic and World Records have been broken during the 2012 Olympics.
Using your own experiences of the Olympic games describe the greatest most inspirational moment of the games. Add this to your Word document.
TASK 5
Using the information you have already sourced about the Olympics, construct a newspaper article which is written in your own words
.
The article will be written under the headline.
LONDON 2012: The Legacy?
The article will explore whether London 2012 was a success for our country or a hindrance.

The outcome of the article will be up to you!
Your article will need to include.....

CHECKLIST
Headline:
LONDON 2012 : The Legacy?

Subheading:
Another indicator directing the reader to what the article is about.

Lead Paragraph:
Who,what,where,why -concise, short, snappy, intriguing.

Explanation:
Facts about the impact of the Olympics - statistics,interviews.

Conclusion:
Your final findings - did the olympics create a lasting legacy?

Pictures:
Which support your findings.
THINK ABOUT
Audience
: Who is it aimed at, what type of language will you need to use? Formal/Informal/Chatty
Purpose
: What is the aim of the article? Explain, Persuade, Inform
Genre
: What style of writing would you expect to see in a Newspaper article? Puns,images,word play
Context
:Where will this article be read and by whom?
Look at the newspapers provided. Can you identify....
The Heading
Subheading
Purpose
Alliteration
Puns
The Opening Paragraph
The Conclusion
Open the newspaper template I have sent you. Using the information you have previously sourced complete your article.

REMEMBER TO USE THE CHECK LIST
Swap your h/w with the person to the left of you.

Use the check list criteria to peer assess the H/W

Use the whole school marking criteria to identify spelling and punctuation mistakes.

Make a positive comment about the work and suggest an area for improvement.
Full transcript