Databases and Websites
Below are databases and websites that will help in your research. If you are using a school database at home you can use the login: laconiahs and password: sachems to access them.
What does it mean to be a Jew?
Objective: You and a partner will craft a presentation designed to familiarize high school age Gentiles living in goy NH with some fo the most important aspects of Judaism as a religious, cultural and historical phenomenon.
Method: Your project should include the following -
1. A paper summarizing your findings, including a works cited page. Refrain from using your presentation slides (see #2) as your paper and vice-versa. It will be graded using the LHS informational essay checklist. Please type.
2. A visual presentaiton designed to communicate the most significant aspects of your topic as well as engage the interest of the target audience. This may be a Powerpoint, Prezi, an album of photographs, a movie or anything else appropriate to educating your audience. A simple poster won't cut it.
3. Each of you will write a summary essay addressing the essential question (above) that draws on your research but also on the textbook chapters devoted to Judaism.
4. Your oral presentation should enhance and augment your visual piece, not simply repear what is visible to the audience. Please consult the presentation rubric for guidelines.