Use MS PowerPoint or Google Slides to create a digital scrapbook on the topic of Slavery. Include descriptions and/or reflections on your chosen resources.
Create a scrapbook on the topic of slavery using other means at your disposal, digital or otherwise. Include descriptions and/or reflections on your chosen resources.
Digital Scrapbook Q&A
It is important to narrow down your research. Consider topics like “slavery in Canada” or “slavery in the US south…” or even more specific: “Canada’s involvement in the underground railway” or “Why the Irish slave trade is fake…”
Try to include a variety of types of sources (fiction/non-fiction/poetry/photographs/video/audio/primary documents/secondary documents etc.) Consider including:
You are welcome to include your own work as part of the scrapbook:
Everything goes as long as it treats your topic with gravity.
You are trying to improve the way you research and respond to your research by seeking out unfamiliar sources and by synthesizing (combining everything in a coherent whole) your research in creative ways.
I think PowerPoint is easiest. I would personally challenge myself to use something I am less familiar with like OneNote – or if I wanted my project to be especially beautiful, I would consider Photoshop or a physical scrapbook.
For the most part no. Some students may feel the need to explain their rationale verbally – we can make this happen but it would likely have to be outside of class time.