Saturday, February 26, 2011

Tracing the Silk Road Project

Starting with the map on page 421, imagine that you have just completed a trip that retraced the Silk Road. Create a presentation to share your vacation experience.

Presentation RequirementsYour presentation must include the following locations:
  • Either the northern route (Uzbekistan) 
    • Bukhara 
    • Samarkand 
    • Fergana Valley 
  • Or the southern route (Afghanistan) 
    • Balkh (Mazar-i-Shaul) 
    • Herat 
    • Kabul 
  • Osh, Kyrgyzstan 
  • Khyber Pass 
Your presentation should also include information on the following:
  • locally produced goods that you purchased 
  • foods that you ate 
  • descriptions of each location's entertainment or attractions visited 
Evaluations will be based on the following rubric:

LimitedDevelopingProficientAdvancedExemplary
Contentlarge amounts of missing or incorrect informationmost of the required information includedall required content includedProficient plus personal perspective through narrative/storytellingAdvanced plus hyperlinks to additional resources
Designdisjointed, no consistency in appearance or flowfew minor inconsistencies, lacks polish attractive, easy to read and understand. consistent look throughoutProficient plus presentation advances with minimal input.Advanced plus presentation makes use of multimedia elements (audio, video, etc)