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ELA- RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT
by Stephanie Cox and Mel Talbot
Napoleonville Middle School
This sheet represents your grade. Do NOT lose it. Each of you will be responsible for
maintaining your own sheet. All points must be earned in the C Layer before work can begin on
the B Layer. You will receive the grade associated with the highest layer completed. You may
work individually or as a team.
C LAYER (REQUIRED - 60 points)
*Choose a country you would like to visit. Use the Internet and
any other resources you can find to research your country to
complete the attached facts/details worksheet. (30 points) * ______
*Draw and color a map and include the capital city, border countries
or bodies of water, and rivers. (15 points) ______
*Construct a "double bubble map" comparing and contrasting the
United States to your country of choice. (15 points) ______
B LAYER (Choose from the following activities to earn 40 points.)
1. Compose an acrostic poem using the name of your country.
The information must be about your country. (10 points) * ______
1 List at least 6 words in the language spoken in your country needed
to communicate when you visit.
Translate them to English. (10 points) * ______
1 Draw and color the flag of your country. (10 points) ______
2 Construct a concept map (using Inspiration) sharing at least 10
important facts about your country. (20 points) * ______
1 Compose a letter to your parents persuading them to let
you visit your country of choice. Be sure to include all parts
of a letter and at least 3 reasons and details to support the
reasons. (20 points) * ______
1 Construct a word search puzzle of names of cities, rivers,
Mountains, lakes, etc. - at least 15 words. (10 points) * ______
A LAYER (Choose 1 activity to earn 40 points)
1 Design a colorful travel brochure that will encourage visitors to ______
travel to your country. You may use magazines, computer
generated pictures, and/or hand-drawn pictures.
2 Compose a multi-paragraph editorial recommending why people ______
should visit this country. Make sure to tell some of the famous
sites you would visit and why. *
3 Create a Power Point presentation sharing your information about ______
your country with the class. *See me for assistance, if needed.*
4 Design and construct a poster depicting scenes or famous sites to
visit in your country. ______
*denotes computer use
RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT Layered Curriculum
Use the Internet and any other resource you can find to research your country to complete this facts/details worksheet about your country.
1 On which continent is your country?________________________________________
2 What is the capital city of your country?_____________________________________
3 Name some important rivers (2+) in your country.
1 Are there any mountains in your country? If so name a few.
1 What language is spoken in your country?___________________________________
2 What type of money is used in your country?_________________________________
3 What is the population in your country?_____________________________________
4 What are the major crops grown in your country?
1 What jobs in manufacturing can you find in your country?
10.What famous sites can be seen in this country?
11.What borders your country on the north?___________________
south?__________________ east?_____________________ west?_________________
12.Which ocean is nearest your country? _______________________________________
In which direction?______________________