Nardin Today Spring 2016 - page 9

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NardinToday
Spring2016
Insteadof a testat theconclusionof
thesixthgradesocial studiesmonth-
longunitonAncientEgypt, teacher
NicoleBeahan instructedher class
that theirassessmentwas tocreatea
movie.
Studentsweregivena rubric
outlining theprojectexpectations
andastoryboard tomapout their
task.
Groupsperformedextensive research
onanAncientEgyptian-related topic,
citingat least threesources.They
thendevelopedandwroteascript,
acted, edited, andusedagreen
screen forfilming, incorporatingan
ancient sceneasbackground.
“Studentsfilmed timemachine
travel, anancient fashionand
makeup report, a rap, andavideoon
thepastimesof theera,”saidBeahan.
“They learnedhow towork together,
withsomekidsemergingas leaders
andothersmorecomfortable in
behind-the-scenes roles.”
Thevideoswereuploaded toMrs.
Beahan’s teacherYouTubechannel
andareavailable forviewing.
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FilmLike anEgyptian
7thgraders travel back in time
class
acts
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