3 QUESTIONS THAT COULD CHANGE THE WORLD

1. WHAT ARE YOU NOT OKAY WITH?

2. WHAT DO YOU HAVE?

3. WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT?

CALLING ALL HEWSON GRADE 4 STUDENTS!
Ask yourself these 3 questions ?

1. WHAT ARE YOU NOT OKAY WITH?

2. WHAT DO YOU HAVE?

3. WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT?

Let's Talk

As a class let's talk about some of the concerns/problems we hear about in the media from all over the World.  Turn to your elbow partner and discuss for a minute, then we will talk as a class and create a list of your ideas.

Your Assignment
Part One: Conducting Research

1. With a partner, select an issue that is important to you.

2. Research your topic with your partner to learn more about the problem.

3. Complete the graphic organizer your teacher gives you to record information about your topic as you research.

4. Keep track of all the resources you use to gather information on your topic on your Bibliography sheet.

Your Assignment
Part Two: Conducting a Survey

1.  Once you have conducted research on your topic, you are going to develop a survey question to ask the students at Hewson. For example if you are researching poverty, you may want to ask the students at Hewson a question such as,  "How often do you not eat breakfast?".  

2. Each group will develop a survey question and get it approved by the teacher.

3. Then we will ask the other grade 4 students and look at our results.

Your Assignment
Part 3: Graphing and Interpreting Results

1. Look at the results of your survey

2. Interpret your results. What does the data show you?

3. Create a graph to show your survey results. You can draw your graph or use "Create a Graph" http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/

4. Share your data using a program approved by your teacher such as Tackk or Smore.

5.  Use the success criteria below to complete your project successfully.

Success Criteria

  • I have included an interesting title.
  • I have included my survey question at the top of my project
  • I have a detailed graph to show my results (title, data, choices)
  • I have an appropriate video about my topic. (if you can find one)
  • I have included at least 5 pieces of information that I interpreted from the data I collected
  • I have inserted pictures that will help the reader understand my topic.
  • I have included my ideas on how to help make a difference with the issue I was researching. My ideas are important and small actions can make a big change!
  • I have posted my Project on our class blog or e-portfolio successfully

Making The World a Better Place

What can we do as a class or grade 4 team to make the world a better place. Write down your ideas and submit to your teacher.

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