This is a highly interactive, colorful and engaging MS 2013 7-slide PowerPoint presentation as a culminating summative assessment activity for William Golding's masterpiece, The Lord of the Flies. With the purchase and implementation of this PPT, you have~
a.) Learning Targets/ Objectives for the summative assessment, specifying why students are doing what they're asked to do with this whole-class activity (eg. analyzing character intentions/motivations, reflecting upon character actions and their outcomes, demonstrating understanding and analysis of a novel as a whole, etc.)
b.) Review & hyperlinked clips of what an Oprah interview does/looks like (including references to the term "Oprafication" and why Oprah is arguably the most famous "interviewer" on the planet)
c.) Directions for "script" writing for the Oprah Day Interview
d.) "Cast Member" roles, including all the major and secondary characters in the novel, a child psychologist, audience members, Oprah, expert witnesses, and so forth -- for students to choose from and you to help students develop into these characters
e.) Images for each slide, related to the novel as well as Oprah
f.) Summative Assessment "Look For's" for grading/student prep. purposes
g.) Hyperlink to a helpful website for students to think about the potential emotional and/or psychological effects of trauma on children (a suggested website, for your to build from...)
h.) Transitions between each slide
i.) Animations between images and text/directives within slides
j.) Space to type in the day(s)/date(s) for students to determine cast member roles, prep their scripts and rehearse, as well as the Oprah Interview Day/Date on the final slide
Everything is done for you here, and this can easily be adapted for your specifications in your ELA class! Included, you have specific, step-by-step directions for you to lead the students, moving back and forth between slides as necessary, in this engaging, creative, and FUN summative assessment activity! In this way, you're urging students into the higher levels of Bloom's Taxonomy (eg. moving beyond remembering and understanding/comprehending into applying, analyzing, evaluating, AND synthesizing); you'll ALSO help students meet the Common Core standards for 21st Century skill acquisition, including media literacy, collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving.
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