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COMMUNITY MAkEOvER 5
Community Makeover 1: Intro to Makeover Challenge What is the RTS Makeover Challenge?
Community Makeover 2: brainstorm! What class project will most benefit our community?
Community Makeover 3: Planning the Pitch How will we create an effective project pitch?
Community Makeover 4 & 5: Drafting the Pitch What makes for a successful team? How are we going to create our pitch?
Community Makeover 6: Perfecting the Pitch What will I take away from my experience working on the Community Makeover Challenge?
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Most Students Will:
All Students Will:
Apply time-management • strategies to a six-week project. Recognize their individual, as • well as collective, power to make a change.
With classmates, arrive at a project that can be done with the • available resources. Work as effective and cooperative members of a team.• Participate in one or more of the following:• - Contribute project suggestions. - Secure needed permissions. - Secure an adult sponsor. - Identify people and materials needed to complete the project. - Determine the cost of materials needed. - Plan the steps needed to complete the project. - Conduct an opinion survey, take photos, gather statistics, or research
stories that provide evidence that the project is needed. - Communicate the class’s ideas in a written proposal. - Present the proposal to a panel of judges. -Write thank you notes to those who contributed to the project.
Identify changes needed within their community.• Understand brainstorming as a process for generating a large number of ideas • without initial judgments about their feasibility. Reflect on their personal contributions to the class effort.•
Some Students Will:
GRADE 8, Unit 5, Community Makeover
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