Hillside Passion Project 2014


Welcome to 2014 Summer Writing Camp!


Passion Project Participants please take a moment to tell us about your Passion Project.

Prezi

Passion Project Evaluation

Daily Schedules:


Times
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
8:30-8:55
Breakfast/Sharing
Breakfast/Sharing
Breakfast/Sharing
Breakfast/Sharing
Breakfast/Sharing
8:50-9:15
Writing into the Day
Share Out
Writing into the Day
Share Out
Writing into the Day
Share Out
Writing into the Day
Share Out
Writing into the Day
Share Out
9:15-9:30
Whole Group Craft Lesson:
What is a Passion Project?
What is curiosity?
Curious Learner Profile Interviews:
Guidelines for choosing a topic
Whole Group Craft Lesson:
Three Main Ideas
Openings:
Whole Group Craft Lesson:
Paraphrasing:
Whole Group Craft Lesson:
Endings:

Whole Group Craft Lesson:
Final Presentation:
  • Order of your slides
  • Design of slides
  • Is font readable?
  • Remove distractions
In computer lab
9:30-10:00
Small Groups:
Divide into three groups
Explore what students want to learn
Brainstorm essential questions
Brain break/Snack
Small Groups:
Practice writing the three
types of openings
Brain break/Snack
Small Groups:
Practice paraphrasing
Paraphrase research so far

Brain break/Snack
Small Groups:
Write an ending for your project

Brain break/Snack
Small Groups:

Work on final presentation
Brain break/Snack
10:15-10:30
Power Writing
Share Out
Power Writing
Share Out
Power Writing
Share Out
Power Writing
Share Out
Power Writing
Share Out
10:30-10:45
Whole Group Revision Lesson:
  • CUPS
  • Punc's Family
Whole Group Revision Lesson:
Whole Group Revision Lesson:
  • Paragraphing
  • Topic Sentence
  • Supporting Details
Whole Group Revision Lesson:
  • Adding in details
  • Deleting details

In the computer lab for revisions.
Whole Group Revision Lesson:
  • Editing
  • Google Doc
  • Prezi
In computer lab
10:45-11:30
Small Groups:
Topic must be approved
Fill out Passion Project form
Continuing questioning
Small Groups:
  • Sentence Level work
  • WITD/Power Writing/Opening
  • Analyze sentences
  • Choose opening
Small Groups:
  • Take research so far and write it into paragraphs
Small Groups:
  • Revise your google doc
  • Talk about Prezi presentation
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Small Groups:
  • Editing
11:30-12:00
Lunch/Recess
Lunch/Recess
Lunch/Recess
Lunch/Recess
Lunch/Recess
12:00-3:00
Technology
Lesson:
  • Logging on
  • Accessing Chrome
  • Email teachers
  • Google Drive
  • Prezi Accounts
  • Prezi: Title, name
  • Research
Allow for research and exploration
Typingweb.com
Technology

Typingweb.com

Type opening into Google Doc


Lesson:
  • Finding and saving images
  • Inserting images into Prezi
Research and Writing
Technology
Typingweb.com

Lesson:
  • Copy and pasting from google doc
  • Putting Paragraphs into Prezi

Research and Writing
Technology
Typingweb.com

Lesson:
  • Inserting a video clip
  • Adding a background
  • Finalizing a path

Research and Writing
Technology
Typingweb.com

Wrap up work on Prezi

Celebration of Writing

Evaluation