This is what you need to do...


MAKE A DECISION
  • Select an amendment to the constitution to focus on.
Options are 1-10, 13, 19, and 26

GET A FILE STRUCTURE
  • Go to the Shortcut to Oak Ridge > 8th Grade > Mrs. Ganju
  • Copy the folder named "Multimedia Project Folder"
  • Open your X Drive
  • Paste the folder named "Multimedia Project Folder" into your X drive.
  • Familiarize yourself with the folders and files.

READ AND TAKE NOTES ON THE FOLLOWING
  • Read about the consitution and the amendment process
  • Read about your selected amendment
  • Find and read at least 1 court case in which your amendment applies
  • Find and read at least one news story from 2009-2011 in which your amendment applies
  • Make sure all information is properly documented on your research notes page.
How do I do this?
Open the research notes page in your project folder. Use the 8th Grade Resources page on this wiki to find trustworthy online resources for research. If you plan to use information from a site, you must include the following on your research notes page: 1) the date information was collected, 2) your notes from the site, and 3) the web address of the site.

PROJECT TEMPLATE
  • Complete both sides of the project template.

IMAGES
  • Find at least 5 still images to use in your movie
Where do I find images?
Image Resources, 8th Grade Images
  • Save the image file into your still images folder
How do I do this?
Downloading Images from the Internet.pdf
  • Make sure all information is properly documented on your research notes page.
How do I do this?
Open the research notes page in your project folder. If you plan to use an image from a site, you must include the following on your research notes page: 1) the date you downloaded the image, and 2) the web address of the image.

AUDIO NARRATION OF YOU READING YOUR SELECTED AMENDMENT
  • You will be informed when it is time to make your recording.
  • Go to the Shortcut to Oak Ridge > 8th Grade > Mrs. Ganju > Recordings > day you come to library
  • Right click on your narration file to copy it
  • Open your X Drive
  • Open the narration folder in "Multimedia Project Folder" on your X drive.
  • Right click to paste the MP3 into your narration folder


CREATE A MOVIE MAKER FILE WITH THE FOLLOWING: