Mythbusters Project Name:
Honors English 2/Brust Due
- Myth busters project
- I. Project – Create a fully researched presentation detailing the evidence proving or debunking your myth and/or urban legend. You must have a minimum of three (3) sources total, at least one print source and all sources must be cited both in your notes and presentation.
- Your paper must include in text/parenthetical citations as well as a work cited page. It must be double spaced, 12 pt. and typed – each member of your group will turn in an individual copy of notes.
- Your presentation must be a minimum 30 seconds to a maximum of 4 minutes. It needs to include resources from your notes highlighting and adding to the credibility of your discussion, ie. “According to the National Institutes of Health, obesity affects 40% of the US population” and a works cited page as well as opening and closing credits. Be sure each member of your group is evident and actively participating in your presentation/project.
- Topic – process and procedure to research your myth
- Explain the myth – Details and variations of the myth
- Origin of the Myth – Original reason or story behind the myth – the actual event that created the myth
- Details that explain the origin – Adaptations of the myth as time progressed and details that explain the origin
III. Prove, Plausible, or Busted
- At least three tangible points that either prove or disprove your myth tagged and supported by evidence that supports your conclusion – Experiments and research evidence
- Conclude your presentation by summing up your main points and arguments.
- Works Cited
- list sources in order alphabetically according to MLA format.
Final projects are due _____________________________. You must turn in a hard copy of your of your notes as well as upload your final presentation to Youtube or email me a copy of your presentation.
Presentation will be graded based upon: Paper/Notes will be graded on:
Presentation and transition of topic grammar/writing
Credibility of research Credibility of research
Quality of presentation MLA and format
Diction/style/audible content quality of research
Format and group work evident fluidity of thought/content
Prove/disprove/plausibility of myth Prove/disprove/plausibility of myth
Overall presentation Overall presentation