Your next project will be to build a scaled segment of the Great Wall of China.
Your project will also have a 2 page typewritten report.
You may work in groups of up to 4 people from either large or small communities.
Seven (7) note cards on Noodletools, including citations, is due on February 7, 2014.
Your rough draft is due on February 14, 2014.
Your project and report are due on February 21, 2014.
In constructing the wall segment make sure you look at the surrounding landscape and environment and its color.
- Paint: Tempura: Green, Gray/Silver and Brown
- Shrubs and Landscape
Answer these questions about the Great Wall of China
In your typewritten report, use evidence from at least 3 sources to answer the following questions.
The report should be typed in your own words.
All sources must be cited at the end of the report.
The sources cited will be in addition to the 2-page typerwritten report.
Use at least 3 sources (required: at least 1 book, at least 1 database; then all additional are your choice).
- What was the purpose of the Great Wall?
- How was the Great Wall of China successful in its purpose? How was it not?
- Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China, ordered that a great wall should be built. Do you think most people agreed with him? Why or why not?
- What makes it difficult to measure the Great Wall of China? What is the length of the wall?
- Describe how a Hang-tu wall is built.
- What do satelite photos reveal about the Great Wall?
- How did the wall affect the people of China? How does it affect them now?
Ebooks from MLK Library related to the Great Wall in China. To view the eBook, log in to Destiny first.
Log in to Destiny here.
Print Books from MLK Library about the Great Wall of China
Wikipedia Article about the Great Wall of China
Google Scholar Search for Great Wall of China
World Book Encyclopedia Database
Use NoodleTools to organize your information into virtual notecards.
Username is the same as Schoolloop username
Password is noodletools.
First time log in: go to My Account at top right.
Change password to School Loop password
Then, add your first and last name initials and the last 4 digits of your phone numbers.
A complete notecard will look like this:
- Title of notecard is one of the bulleted questions under "Answer these questions."
- Direct quotation=word for word quote from resource
- Source is linked to source from Works Cited list
- Paraphrase or summary=direct quotation is rewritten in your own words.
Noodle Tools Lib Guide
Books from Portola Branch of SF Public Library
Your turn: more great stuff on Wall of China
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