Major Extra Credit Opportunity
- Should not be done at the expense of homework or other classwork, ideally completed over a vacation
- Students will judge and determine point value to be added on to quarter grade.
- These have to be sturdy and well constructed enough to last for years in room 300. They should also demonstrate some research and include a small written narrative explanation, key or guide.
- Should be large enough to be viewed clearly from at least half way across the room (say, a couple of feet in length or height). Mr. Grande must approve your plan.
- Buddha head or statue or Hindu statue, with brief explanation
- Stained glass, with brief explanation of importance
- Illuminated manuscript (Bible, Koran or Torah)
- Large version of a primary source, old looking (ie Magna Carta)
- Large version of primary source, annotated in margins (ie Dao de Jing, 95 Theses)
- Model of a Gothic or Romanesque cathedral, mosque, Buddhist temple or other important religious shrine, with key. Could be a generic model that explains the key components of a temple, mosque or church, or a specific one.
- Model of the Ka’abah.
- 3 dimensional map of an important event, change or era from course
- Model of important new technology from curriculum, ie heavy wheeled plow, Gutenberg’s printing press, saddle, silk production, Dhao, with explanation of origins and importance
- Model of an aqueduct
- Poster explaining a form of government or political ideas (ie. Democracy, Oligarchy, pros/cons of equality, change in life expectancy over time.
- Create a sculptural monument to an important person or event that conveys a favorable or negative feeling, attitude or perspective (ie. Columbus, Battle of Poitier, Mongol rule in China, Jewish expulsion from Spain, African slavery)