Honors Assignments
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Intro:

Interview 4 students and ask them which social media sites they use, why they use it, and would they recommend that site to someone in the work world. Write up your findings.

Grading:
3/2/1 rubric



Credible Sources

Interview 4 people and/or adults and ask them if they ever encountered websites that looked “real”, but were fake. What tipped them off that it was fake. List out their responses print and pass in.


Grading: 3/2/1/ rubric







Freedom of Speech

Create a google presentation , labeled Freedom of Speech. Create a presentation that explains the Freedom of Speech, and how it relates to social media. Your audience is 1st graders, so make sure the language and examples are age appropriate. (Presentation should be at least 5 slides and have transitions and animations.) Place it at the bottom of your Freedom of Speech page, and pass in a project rubric.


Grading: project rubric




Social Bookmarking


Social Bookmarking: Find a social bookmarking website, besides Delicious.com. Explain the web site, type an instruction sheet on how to use the website, and find a video about the website. Create a page on your wikispace for this "Social Bookmarking Extra". When you are finished, pass in a project rubric.



Grading: project rubric




History

Conduct an online research of the history of a social media site besides, facebook and myspace. Write up your findings. Cite your source (s). Print and pass in



Grading: open response rubric


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Social Media Influence

Conduct a search online about social media influences. Find an article and video (youtube), that talk about it. Embed the video. Summarize your findings. Place it in your Honors page on your wikispace. Print it and pass it in.

Grading: open response rubric

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Netiqutette

Write a poem/ play/song that can be read to child who is 10, explaining what netiquette is and how netiquette applies to social network sites. print and pass in.



Grading: 3/2/1 rubric

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Copyright

Create a handout that could be passed out to 2nd graders explaining what what copyright and plagiarism is and what the difference is. Use animoto to create a short video clip. Pass in the project rubric. Place this on your honors page.



Grading: project rubric

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Digital Footprint

Find and summarize a video online that talks about “digital footprint”. embed the video on your honors page. print and pass in


Grading: open response rubric

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Photo’s

Interview 4 students and 2 adults, and ask if they think students should be disciplined at school for photos that are posted on a social media website.


Grading: 3/2/1 rubric

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Cyberbullying

Interview 5 students and ask them if they know the meaning of cyberbullying, what to do if they see it, would they speak up, etc... summarize your findings


Grading: open response rubric

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Blog

Blog Research: Type a list of 10 (vocab) words that a 12 year old should know about blogs. Type in either prezi or google presentation. Place it on your Blog Page When you are finished, pass in a project rubric.


Grading: project rubric

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Twitter

Compose a tweet that is no more than 140 characters that explains what twitter is and something about twitter. Print and pass in.


Grading:3/2/1 rubric

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Linked in

Interview 4 adults and ask them if they have heard of linked-in, do they have an account with linked in, how do they use it, etc.. Summarize your findings. Print and pass in


Grading: open response rubric

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Colleges


College and Social Media: Look at 6 college web sites, and list out what social media platforms they use. Also create a chart of your findings.


Grading: 3/2/1 rubric

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Social Media Resume


Create a page on your wikispace, Social Media Resume. Research and summarize an article on the topic social media resume, as well as give an outline of what you would include about yourself on a social media resume. print out and pass in


Grading: open response rubric

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Companies

Conduct a search of Malden Companies. List out the company and what type of social media they use. print and pass in

Grading: 3/2/1 rubric

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open response questions:
short answer

long answer



3/2/1 Rubric
  • 3 (Excellent)
Entire assignment well done and all requirements are met.
  • 2 (Good)
Assignment is completed and all or most of the requirements are met.
  • 1 (Needs Improvement)
Assignment is missing many requirements.
  • 0 Did not complete