FOR WHOM: Any teacher looking for a creative, student-centered, and project-based tool to assess students' ideas and language.
TOPIC: Challenges of Urbanization
DETAILED DESCRIPTION: Your purchase includes the assessment description and instructions for students, tailorable to your own class due dates and grading specifications. In this project, or mini-project, students will design their own, unique city through two stages (construction and presentation). They will think about and address such issues as overpopulation, how to address the use of city resources, and more. Additionally, they will apply academic vocabulary (included) to their presentation. This exciting, realistic project will bring attention to the challenges inherent with urbanization in our world, while allowing students to practice specific aspects of their language. This project can be done individually or in pairs/groups.