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Black History Month Project for 8th Grade -Due March 2010

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Link to Arthur Ashe-Breaking the Barrier which appears on Teacher Tube

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Celebrating Black History Month

AFRICAN AMERICAN Digital Story-PROJECT GRADE

 

  • Students will choose an African American to be featured in a digital story that you create.
  • Using photos, music, text and dialogue, this digital story must sum up the important points of the person’s life.
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY-YOU MUST USE THREE SOURCES-ONE MUST BE A BOOK OR ENCYCLOPEDIA. You must also use correct APA format to receive full credit!
  • PROJECT DUE DATE- ______________

 Questions you MUST answer in the Digital Story

1.   Why is this person important to the world and African American Culture?

2.   Did this person suffer from discrimination? How? Why? When? Describe.

3.   When & where did he/she grow up in the USA?  What was this person’s early life like?

4.   How did/does he feel about being an African American?

5.   What did/does this person do to help the civil rights movement or any type of charity?

6.   How did/does this person help to change the world because of talent or activism?

7.   How did this person “break the barrier” between whites and African Americans?

8.   Why do we care about this person? Describe

9.   What did this person achieve? Describe

 

African Americans to choose from

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. -civil rights activist

Coretta Scott King- civil rights activist

Colin Powell-Former Secretary of the state

Condoleezza Rice -Secretary of the State

Jesse Jackson- civil rights activist

Jackie Robinson-first black major league baseball player

Oprah Winfrey-talk show host and humanitarian

Derek Jeter-NY Yankee and founder of Turn 2 Foundation

Muhammad Ali-boxer

Frederick Douglass- one of the most influential figures in African American history

Harriet Tubman-underground railroad

Thurgood Marshall-first black Supreme Court Justice

Arthur Ashe-tennis player

Rosa Parks-civil rights pioneer

Booker T. Washington-educator

George Washington Carver-scientist, founded hundreds of uses for peanuts

Louis Armstrong-great trumpet player

Jesse Owens-Olympic Medalist

Shirley Chisom-First black woman to be elected to congress

WEB DuBois -founder NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)

Barrack Obama-President as of January 2009

Michael Jordan-Basketball player

Tiger Woods-Pro Golfer

Dred Scott-of the Supreme Court Dred Scott Case

Sojourner Truth-American Abolitionist

Nat Turner-American Slave

Phyllis Wheatley-American Poet

Nat King Cole-Singer

Count Basie-Jazz Musician

Alex Haley-Author of “ROOTS”

Carl B Stokes-American Political Leader

Malcolm X-Militant Black Leader

Hank Aaron-Baseball player

Roy Campanella-Baseball player

Benjamin Banneker-American Intellectual and scientist

James Earl Jones-Actor

Denzel Washington-Actor

 

Rubric for Digital Movie

CATEGORY

4

3

2

1

Research and Content

Research facts are 100% accurate reflecting the highest level of performance. Used three sources. Answered all required questions.

Research facts are 80% accurate reflecting mastery of performance. Uses three sources.

Answered many of the required questions.

Research facts are 70% accurate reflecting development and movement toward mastery of performance. Used less than three sources. Answered some questions.

Research facts are 60% or less accurate reflecting a beginning level of performance.

Did not adequately answer answers.

Images

Images create a distinct atmosphere or tone that matches different parts of the story. The images may communicate symbolism and/or metaphors.

Images create an atmosphere or tone that matches some parts of the story. The images may communicate symbolism and/or metaphors.

An attempt was made to use images to create an atmosphere/tone but it needed more work. Image choice is logical.

Little or no attempt to use images to create an appropriate atmosphere/tone.

Soundtrack - Emotion

Music stirs a rich emotional response that matches the story line well.

Music stirs a rich emotional response that somewhat matches the story line.

Music is ok, and not distracting, but it does not add much to the story.

Music is distracting, inappropriate, OR was not used.

Grammar

Grammar and usage were correct (for the dialect chosen) and contributed to clarity, style and character development.

Grammar and usage were typically correct (for the dialect chosen) and errors did not detract from the story.

Grammar and usage were typically correct but errors detracted from story.

Repeated errors in grammar and usage distracted greatly from the story.

Duration of Presentation

Length of presentation was 4 minutes.

Length of presentation was 3 minutes.

Length of presentation was 2 minutes.

Presentation was less than 2 minutes long OR more than 4 minutes.

Voice - Consistency

Voice quality is clear and consistently audible throughout the presentation.

Voice quality is clear and consistently audible throughout the majority (85-95%) of the presentation.

Voice quality is clear and consistently audible through some (70-84%) of the presentation.

Voice quality needs more attention.

WORKS CITED PAGE

 

Arthur Ashe.org: Life Story. (2007)  Arthur Ashe Organization. Retrieved November 8, 2008 from http://www.arthurashe.org/lifestory/

 

CMG Worldwide. Arthur Ashe. (2008) The Official Web site of Arthur Ash. Retrieved November 8, 2008 from

http://www.cmgww.com/sports/ashe/about/bio.htm

 

Morrison, Alec for Sports Illustrated.   Arthur Ashe Biography.  CNN/SI. Retrieved November 7, 2008 from

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/biography.html

 

Smith, Geoffrey, Gilmour Jamie, Mohajeri and Youngflesh, Jena. UCLA-1964-1965I (2005)

UCLA Athletes. Retrieved November 7, 2008 from http://www.english.ucla.edu/ucla1960s/6465/Smith3.htm

 

Brainy Media.  Brainquotes (2008) Brainy Quotes.com. Retrieved November 15, 2008 from

http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/a/arthur_ashe.html

 

JMJ Films Audio, Arthur Ashe Interviews. (2007) TMJ Films Audio. Retrieved November 15, 2008 from http://www.jmjfilmsaudio.com/ashe.html

 

Dido. (1998). Thank You. No Angel. [CD]. New York, NY: BMG

 

Robinson, Earl and Arkin, David. (1954). Black and White. The Best of Three Dog Night.  [CD]. California: MCA Records

 

Lennon, J and McCartney, P. (1968). Blackbird. The Beatles [CD]. London, England: Apple Records

 

Gomel, Bob. (photographer). (1965)  Ashe at US Nationals [Photograph], Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://media-2.web.britannica.com/

 

Harris, Lana. (photographer). (1985)  Ashe being arrested [Photograph], Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cnnsi.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/images/pic1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/gallery1.html&usg=__Own2PHcPE3AaA99RReBa1tboorw=&h=275&w=210&sz=27&hl=en&start=49&um=1&tbnid=nmrjESnPCV9c6M:&tbnh=114&tbnw=87&prev=/images%3Fq%3Darthur%2Bashe%26start%3D40%26ndsp%3D20%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN

 
Triolo,
                  Tony. (photographer). (1975) Ashe on Sports Illustrated Cover [Photograph], Retrieved from:
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cnnsi.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/images/pic1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/gallery1.html&usg=__Own2PHcPE3AaA99RReBa1tboorw=&h=275&w=210&sz=27&hl=en&start=49&um=1&tbnid=nmrjESnPCV9c6M:&tbnh=114&tbnw=87&prev=/images%3Fq%3Darthur%2Bashe%26start%3D40%26ndsp%3D20%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN
 
O’Neill,
                  Michael (photographer). (1992) Ashe Family [Photograph], Retrieved from:
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cnnsi.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/images/pic1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/gallery1.html&usg=__Own2PHcPE3AaA99RReBa1tboorw=&h=275&w=210&sz=27&hl=en&start=49&um=1&tbnid=nmrjESnPCV9c6M:&tbnh=114&tbnw=87&prev=/images%3Fq%3Darthur%2Bashe%26start%3D40%26ndsp%3D20%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN
 
[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe hitting ball]. Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: www.blackhistory.com/cgi-bin/blog.cgi?cid=52
 
[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe holding trophy at Wimbledon]. Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: http://www.english.ucla.edu/ucla1960s/6465/geoff.Arthur%20Ashe%20and%20trophy.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of UCLA tennis team
                  1964]. Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: http://www.english.ucla.edu/ucla1960s/6465/Smith3.htm
 
[Untitled photo of smiling Arthur Ashe].
                  Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: http://www.laprensa-sandiego.org/archieve/february07-03/ashe.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe going for ball at Wimbledon]. Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2007/08/27/alg_ashe_plays.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe statue]. Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2007/08/27/alg_ashe_plays.jpg

 

[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe wearing glasses and playing tennis]. Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: http://img.timeinc.net/time/2002/bhm/history/images/ashe.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of young Arthur Ashe playing tennis]. Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: http://vhs3.vahistorical.org/vhsimages/museum/photosind/ArthurAshe.2003.160.39.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe postal stamp]. Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: 
http://www.usps.com/communications/news/images/05stamps/05_arthurashe37_d.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of close up of Arthur
                  Ashe in glasses] Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: 
http://www.popsballyard.org/images/awards/ashe.jpg
 
[Untitled Arthur Ashe Stadium] Retrieved
                  November 9, 2008 from: 
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/29/Arthur_ashe_stadium_interior.jpg/800px-Arthur_ashe_stadium_interior.jpg
 
[Untitled Arthur Ashe bending for ball]
                  Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: 
http://www.blackpast.org/files/blackpast_images/ashe_arthur.jpeg
 
[Untitled Arthur Ashe in stripped shirt]
                  Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: 
http://www4.wittenberg.edu/student_organizations/greek/alpha_phi_alpha/Kappa5.jpg
 
[Untitled Arthur Ashe in suit] Retrieved
                  November 9, 2008 from: 
http://www.notablebiographies.com/images/uewb_01_img0046.jpg
 
[Untitled Arthur Ashe at United Nations]
                  Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: 
http://www.arthurashe.org/images/un_conf_apartheid.jpg
 
[Untitled Arthur Ashe at ten] Retrieved
                  November 9, 2008 from: 
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/images/pic1.jpg
 
[Untitled Arthur Ashe at Winning Davis
                  Cup]. Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: 
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cnnsi.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/images/pic1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/gallery1.html&usg=__Own2PHcPE3AaA99RReBa1tboorw=&h=275&w=210&sz=27&hl=en&start=49&um=1&tbnid=nmrjESnPCV9c6M:&tbnh=114&tbnw=87&prev=/images%3Fq%3Darthur%2Bashe%26start%3D40%26ndsp%3D20%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN
 
[Untitled Arthur Ashe at Wimbledon 1963].
                  Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: 
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cnnsi.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/images/pic1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/gallery1.html&usg=__Own2PHcPE3AaA99RReBa1tboorw=&h=275&w=210&sz=27&hl=en&start=49&um=1&tbnid=nmrjESnPCV9c6M:&tbnh=114&tbnw=87&prev=/images%3Fq%3Darthur%2Bashe%26start%3D40%26ndsp%3D20%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN
 
[Untitled Arthur Ashe with his father
                  1968]. Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: 
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cnnsi.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/images/pic1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/gallery1.html&usg=__Own2PHcPE3AaA99RReBa1tboorw=&h=275&w=210&sz=27&hl=en&start=49&um=1&tbnid=nmrjESnPCV9c6M:&tbnh=114&tbnw=87&prev=/images%3Fq%3Darthur%2Bashe%26start%3D40%26ndsp%3D20%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN
 
[Untitled Arthur Ashe with Jimmy Connors].
                  Retrieved November 9, 2008 from: 
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cnnsi.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/images/pic1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/gallery1.html&usg=__Own2PHcPE3AaA99RReBa1tboorw=&h=275&w=210&sz=27&hl=en&start=49&um=1&tbnid=nmrjESnPCV9c6M:&tbnh=114&tbnw=87&prev=/images%3Fq%3Darthur%2Bashe%26start%3D40%26ndsp%3D20%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN
 
[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe holding
                  trophy at Wimbledon]. Retrieved November 15, 2008 from: 
http://www.english.ucla.edu/ucla1960s/6465/geoff.Arthur%20Ashe%20and%20trophy.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe holding
                  tennis racket as a boy]. Retrieved November 15, 2008 from: 
http://img264.imageshack.us/img264/1897/arthur2sn6.th.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe holding
                  Tennis Hall of Fame plaque] Retrieved November 15, 2008 from: 
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://img411.imageshack.us/img411/6822/arthur6qf8.th.jpg&imgrefurl=http://craighickmanontennis.blogspot.com/2007_02_01_archive.html&usg=__IwTK9XTROv756oxhuJCSdFpiM8g=&h=150&w=79&sz=4&hl=en&start=52&um=1&tbnid=atlEJrllUIHGGM:&tbnh=96&tbnw=51&prev=/images%3Fq%3Darthur%2Bashe%2Baids%2Bspeaking%26start%3D40%26ndsp%3D20%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN
 
 
[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe speaking
                  at Aids Institute]. Retrieved November 15, 2008 from: 
http://www.aids.harvard.edu/images/section_pics/award/award_ashe2.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe reading].
                  Retrieved November 15, 2008 from: 
http://www.king-mag.com/online/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/arthurashe.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of Arthur Ashe, UCLA
                  team with plaques]. Retrieved November 15, 2008 from: 
http://www.uclahistoryproject.ucla.edu/fun/images/febJDL3.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of Jackie Robinson drawing].
                  Retrieved November 15, 2008 from: http://www.thepolitrick.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/jackie_robinson.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of Jackie Robinson].
                  Retrieved November 15, 2008 from: 
http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Jackie-Robinson---Photofile-Photograph-C10106876.jpeg
 
[Untitled photo of Va.]. Retrieved November
                  15, 2008 from: 
http://www.ragerlaw.com/PostcardImages/MainStDanvilleVA1940s.jpg
 
[Untitled photo black baby clip art].
                  Retrieved November 07, 2008 from: 
http://www.graphicsbydezign.com/images/clip-art/black-baby-clip-art.gif
 
[Untitled photo of tennis player clip
                  art] Retrieved November 07, 2008 from: 
http://www.clker.com/cliparts/8/2/c/2/1195422235805957897johnny_automatic_tennis_player.svg.hi.png
 
[Untitled photo black and white mother
                  holding baby] Retrieved November 07, 2008 from: 
http://www.clipartreview.com/_gallery/_TN/r_912.gif
 
[Untitled photo of baseball clip art]
                  Retrieved November 07, 2008 from: 
http://topendsports.com/clipart/pics/albums/baseball/baseball.gif
 
[Untitled photo of baseball hat clip
                  art] Retrieved November 07, 2008 from: 
http://www.clipartof.com/images/clipart/xsmall2/14404_black_and_white_baseball_cap.jpg
 
[Untitled photo of American Heart Association
                  logo] Retrieved November 07, 2008 from: 
http://www.congress.nsc.org/nsc2008/CUSTOM/images/americanheartlogo/AmericanHeartAssociationLogoColor.JPG
 
[Untitled photo of tennis player clip
                  art] Retrieved November 07, 2008 from: 
http://www.clker.com/cliparts/8/2/c/2/1195422235805957897johnny_automatic_tennis_player.svg.hi.png
 

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