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I-RESEARCH JAPANESE DRUMS
Order vs. Chaos
Japan Project Schedule:
0. Due Friday Nov 10th...web or sketch of your ideas
1. Due Wednesday Nov 15 ...list of your materials
2. Due Wednesday Nov 22th...alphabetical glossary
(please include five new vocabulary words related to your project)
3. Due Wednesday Nov 29...1-2 pages notes of research evidence with at least 5 fascinating facts or ideas.
4. Practice your presentation Saturday Dec 1or Sunday Dec 2
5. Due Tuesday Dec 4...The Project, and two minute presentation!!!
plus...the Bibliography (alphabetical) with a minimum of 4 sources such as books, video, internet, magazines)
(please note: all web addresses must include time and date u visited)
(reminder! Google and Yahooo are search engines, not "web sites!")
1. Identify your big idea?
2. What is your "probing question?"
3. Choose a topic and form
4. Get Mr. Forfar's 'ok'
5. Start your research & bibliography
6. Collect your materials
7. Review the rubric
8. Put everything together
Drum design in pottery, sculpture, painting, etc.
Drum use related to food, customs, myths, rituals, sports, lives of kids, lives of musicians
How are drums taught in Japan?
Religion & Ideas
ancestor worship, Shintoism, Buddhism, Ceremony
Geography (e.g. what materials from Japan are drums made of)
Architecture of places Drums are played and/or kept
(e.g. how did drum materials change over time, and how did this effect the sound of the drum?)
You CHOOSE THE FORM!
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