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World Music Drums & Music Research: Due February 13th, 2018

iResearch one of my Favorite Music topics

Version 1
- Word
1-2 pages
2 images
5+ details
1 quote
1+ claim/assertion (w/ evidence/supporting details)
1+explanation "why"
2+ sources in bibliographic form


Version 2
- Power Point / Google Slides
5+ slides 
2+ images
5+ details
1+ quote
1+ claim/ assertion (w/supporting evidence/details)
1+explanation "why"
1+ sound clip
2+ sources in bibliographic form


Possible research topics that have to do with: Musicians, Bands, Instruments, Festivals, Music Styles, etc.


1. Visit sites that are on topic.
2. Cite which sites you get your information and images from.
3. Make sure all writing is in your own words except for quotes
4. Spend 75% of your time on research and 25% on the making of the powerpoint or word document!
5. Create a folder on the desktop with your name / your group members
6. Make sure all the elements (text, images, presentation) are kept in that folder.
7. Make a back-up copy of your presentation on Mr. Forfar's flash drive

Cooperative Group Project (choosing from the same topics above)
You can work in groups up to a maximum of 2 students. You need to  fill out a CGP contract
(that details each person's duties for the project) The contract is due February 9th!

1. Brainstorm topics and decide on 1 topic
2. Take notes including writing down the sources (web addresses of your info)
3. Draw and write a rough outline of your project in your DNB
4. Write and /or build your project using either Microsoft Word or PowerPoint

1. Wait for the computer monitors to be pass out the laptop assigned to you
2. Be gentle with the laptop (as you would with a 3 week old baby)
3. Keep sound turned way down
4. Pick up the laptop with 2 hands and never by the screen
5. At the end of class, wait for the computer monitors to be pick up the laptop from your group

REMINDER: sites such as GOOGLE.COM or ASK.COM are SEARCH ENGINES, not sites that you should mention in your bibliography.




Screenshots from Previous Word & Powerpoint Presentations

tu   scr   selena
  beatbox   scrn
scrn   sc   belanova
bey       bella_bio




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