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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
With classmates, arrive at a project that can be done with the •
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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