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MINUTEMAN HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER

Senior Project

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SENIOR PROJECT

OVERALL RESEARCH PROCESS GUIDANCE

POWERPOINT SLIDES: SENIOR PROJECT / LIBRARY CHECK-INS

 

 

Senior Project / Library Media Center Check-In #12, Seniors in late March  (PowerPoint Slides)

  • Edit, review, & finalize your PowerPoint presentation
  • Review the presentation rubric
  • Practice

Senior Project / Library Media Center Check-In #11, Seniors in late February / Early March  (PowerPoint Slides)

  • Finalize citations 
  • Continue editing slides including 6 x 6 guideline
  • Review the presentation rubric & mentor presentation checklist
  • Draft your script / notecards and start to practice

Senior Project / Library Media Center Check-In #10, Seniors in Early February (PowerPoint Slides)

  • Review 3rd Quarter Senior Project expectations including the 6 x 6 guideline and citations
  • Continue to develop your Senior Project PowerPoint or Process Paper (for demonstrations)
  • Draft your script / notecards and start to practice

Senior Project / Library Media Center Check-In #9, Seniors in Late January (PowerPoint Slides)

  • Review 3rd Quarter Senior Project expectations 
  • Begin and continue to develop your Senior Project PowerPoint or Process Paper (for demonstrations)
  • Draft your script / notecards and start to practice
  • Work on your product
  • Complete your Works Cited / References, including in-text citations for your slides

Senior Project / Library Media Center Check-In #8, Seniors in Early January (Nearpod Slides)

  • Meet Senior Project Quarter 2 check-in for research notes & sources
  • Connect with the library media specialist about research needs and progress
  • Work on next steps: PowerPoint and/or product development

Senior Project / Library Media Center Check-In #7, Seniors in Late December (PowerPoint Slides)

  • Make and show progress on Senior Project research (sources & notes)
  • Check-in with the library media specialist about research needs & progress
  • Consider next steps in product and/or PowerPoint development

Senior Project / Library Media Center Check-In #6, Seniors in December  (Nearpod Slides

  • Use Research Strategies & Resources (PPT) to find print &/or varied types of research sources
  • Complete a progress report (Word or Form) about your Senior Project research so far
  • Check-in with the library media specialist about research needs & progress

Senior Project / Library Media Center Check-In #5, Seniors in November (Nearpod Slides

  • Recap Senior Project research requirements (see: Evidence of Research Rubric, manual p25)
  • Determine keywords for research
  • Expand Research Strategies & Resources (PPT):
    • Locate and learn how to use Gale and other research databases
    • Utilize sweet search and Google search techniques

Senior Project / Library Media Center Check-In #4, Seniors in October (Nearpod Slides)

  • Review Evidence of Research Rubric (manual, p25)
  • Consider options/templates to track your research sources & notes (see Wakelet)
  • Choose, set-up, save, and begin a research notes template
  • Review Senior Project Proposal rubric
  • Work on, get feedback, & edit Senior Project Proposals
  • Review the requirements of the Senior Project proposal
  • Utilize strategies for drafting and improving research questions
  • Review criteria for quality, research sources
  • Browse tools and resources for initial research (Wakelet list)
  • Begin to get organized for Senior Project (Aspen Senior Page, One Drive folder, download key documents)
  • Review the Senior Project Manual & Senior Project requirements
  • Brainstorm project and research ideas; get feedback with critical friends protocol

  • Review & learn about Senior Project requirements
  • Make connections for Senior Project between students & Ms. Gleason, the Library Media Specialist
  • View project example(s)
  • Brainstorm project ideas

SENIOR PROJECT RESOURCE GUIDES

Use the links to guides by CTE area for research and resources information about:

  • Databases
  • Internet Research and Websites
  • Library Catalogs
  • News Sources
  • Using Noodle Tools
  • PowerPoint Layout

Library Media Specialist

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Ms. Gleason
Contact:
Minuteman High School
758 Marrett Road Lexington, MA 02421
781-372-2879