SLIDE 2 • An explanation in your own words (everyday language) on what the amendment means.
SLIDE 3 • Explain what protection/right is provided by this amendment? • What was its purpose?
SLIDE 4 • Why was it proposed? • What situation existed to make the amendment desired or necessary?
SLIDE 5 • Did it solve the problem it was created to address?
SLIDE 6 • How did the passage of the amendment change American culture? • How does it affect us today?
SLIDE 7 • Are there any major court cases concerning the amendment?
SLIDE 8 • Are there any famous people involved in the amendment’s cause, creation, or legal results?
SLIDE 9 • What is your opinion of the amendment? • Explain your reasoning behind your opinion.
SLIDE 10 • Would you have kept the amendment exactly the same, altered it, or modified it in any way? • Explain. WHY?
VISUAL AIDE/ CREATIVE CHOICE • Visual aide of your choice. You may choose one from ideas listed below or one of your own design (teacher approval required).
Creatively explain the amendment and the history behind the amendment. You may • write a rap • poem • music video • illustrated comic strip ( at least three panels) • political cartoon • a poster supporting/opposing passage • design a postage stamp commemorating the passage of the amendment • write an advertisement
REQUIREMENTS • Your presentation must include at least 5 pictures, graphics, or charts. • The presentation must include color and be easily read by the entire class. • Grammar and spelling will be a factor in the final grade. • Please check attached rubric for in depth grading criteria.
Presentation: The presentation will be graded on the following criteria: • Time length: 5-10 minutes • Your presentation needs to hit the 5 minute mark or you will lose points for being too short. • Practice a few times timing yourself before your presentation. • You may use notecards.