The Day I Was Born
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Online Project - Discovering YOUR Place in History Since 1999

Introduction

Your job is to:

A. Use the project checklist to guide you through this process. After you complete each task, circle the description. Do not skip steps—work in order.

B. Use the Internet to find a drawing, painting, or engraving directly related to the La. Purchase.
1. Get the teacher’s permission to use this graphic
2. Bookmark (save as a Favorite) the webpage where the graphic is found

C. Create an Open Office Presentation which includes:
3. Slide 1 – The image, title of the image, artist’s name, year created, your name, the date you created the slide.

4. Slide 2 – The “Story” behind the image—Explain exactly what is going on in your image (who, what, when, where, why, and how). You may need to do more Internet research to find this information. Be sure to Bookmark any webpages used so that you can cite them later.

5. Slide 3 – Information about the artist who created the image. You may need to do more Internet research to find this information. Be sure to Bookmark any webpages used so that you can cite them later.

6. Slide 4 – Information about the “medium” used by the artist (drawing, painting, engraving). You may need to do more Internet research to find this information. Be sure to Bookmark any webpages used so that you can cite them later.

7. Slide 5 – Write a brief description of something/s new you learned through this research.

8. Slide 6 – Cite all sources (all webpages used). Include both the name of the webpage and the URL.

D. Present your slide show to the class.

E. Pat yourself on the back for a job well done








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