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Multimedia Timeline Assignment

Assignment:

The events that occurred in Birmingham, Alabama, infamously known as “Bombingham”, had a significant impact on the fight for civil rights in America. For this assignment, you will research and develop a multimedia timeline of events in Birmingham.  Your team will develop your timeline as a PowerPoint presentation with links to websites that illustrate the significant events you have selected.  The timelines will be presented in class. Small slides of the PowerPoint will be printed and constructed into a hard copy timeline that will be displayed in the classroom.

Evaluation:

Slides: Minimum of 10 slides

/5          points

Historically captions for slides   

/10         points

Grammar and spelling 

/5           points

Appropriate visuals:  photographs, graphics 

/10         points

Quality of visual presentation (e.g., font, color)   

/5           points

Quality of Oral Presentation: Communication Skills   

/10         points

Peer Evaluation  

/5           points

TOTAL    

/50         points

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Developed by: NEH Focus for Civil Rights Educators

 

 

 

 

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