POSSIBLE TOPICS

Clothing
Culture of Fencing: Socioeconomic Status (Peter Westbrook)
Equipment
Evolution of Equipment
Fencing Today
Fencing in Schools
Fencing Tournaments
Fitness and/or Training
History of Fencing
Olympics: history and current
Psychology of Fencing
Strategy
Types and Techniques of Fencing: Epee, Sabre, Foil

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
1) Search for information

Find 3 or more reliable sources about your topic. You are required to use at least 1 book, 1 database or eBook article, and 1 website.

Take notes as you go–and be sure to check the reliability of your sources using these SCRAP Test questions.

See LIBRARY RESOURCES below for more information about sources.


2) Submit SCRAP Test (for your website)

Show that you have evaluated the website (NOT DATABASE) you use by completing this SCRAP TEST FORM. Please work on the SCRAP Test as a group; one submission per group.

Helpful references to prepare for submitting your SCRAP Test form:
          Questions to help you evaluate any source
          Example of a completed quality SCRAP Test form


3) Create your presentation

To create your Google Slideshow, click here, then click the blue New button at the top left.

Be consice.

Take notes in your own words; do not copy directly into your project.

If you want to do something other than a presentation, then talk to Mr. Belmont.

  • LIBRARY RESOURCES
  • GRADING RUBRIC

LIBRARY DATABASES


WEBSITES

Once you have found a website that you think is worthwhile, put it to the test by filling out the online SCRAP Test Form (below). DO NOT evaluate a library database with this form.

Submit this SCRAP TEST FORM, providing evidence to show the reliability of the website (NOT DATABASE) you used.

Helpful references to prepare for submitting your SCRAP Test form:

          Questions to help you evaluate any source

          Example of a completed quality SCRAP Test form



BOOKS
Books for this project are on a cart. If you can’t find what you need, please check with Ms. King or Ms. Myers.

10 points: Using and properly citing at least 3 sources (1 book, 1, website, 1 database)

10 points: Minimum of 5 slides that are neatly organized, aesthetically pleasing

10 points: SCRAP Test

10 points: minimum of two properly cited graphics (pictures, video, diagrams)

10 points: On task behavior over the course of 2 days in library…If I have to prompt you to be on task, you are losing points