Module 8 introduces students to the College Board official Task 1, Team Project and Presentation. This module provides a timeline and process for using the skills students have learned in the previous seven modules to complete the task. There are checkpoints provided to help guide students through the process.
Module 8 Introduction
This document provides suggested time, content, assessments, and essential questions to be used in Module 8 so that you can gauge how to organize class sessions with your students.
Module 8.1 Preliminary Research Activities
This document provides a general description of Task 1 requirements and suggestions for organizing this first activity in the classroom.
Module 8 Checkpoint 1: Task 1 Mind Mapping and Preliminary Research Notes
In this document, you will find instructions on the first checkpoint for this module, in which students will use the Q-Matrix to formulate questions to pursue in the group’s research activities.
Module 8 Checkpoint 2: Preliminary Group Question and Evaluation
This document gives instructions for the second checkpoint in this module, where groups will select and evaluate a single question to work with for the rest of the task.
Module 8.2 Formal Proposal and Annotated Bibliographies
In this document, you will find instructions on the next step in the group research process, creating a formal research proposal and a group annotated bibliography.
Module 8 Checkpoint 3: Task 1 Group Norms and Expectations
This document provides instructions for the third checkpoint in this module, where groups will set the expectations of each member to ensure accountability for the rest of the task.
Module 8 Checkpoint 4: Task 1 Formal Proposal
In this document, you will find instructions for the next module checkpoint in which groups will begin to formalize the content for their Task 1 approach through a formal research proposal.
Module 8 Checkpoint 5: Task 1 Group Annotated Bibliographies
This document outlines the requirements for the fifth checkpoint in this module. Students will collaborate on a group annotated bibliography listing all the sources used in their research.
Module 8 Formal Assessment, Part 1: Individual Research Report (IRR)
This document provided instructions on completing the first part of the formal assessment for this module. It outlines the official exam description requirements for the Individual Research Report.
Module 8 Checkpoint 6: IRR Outline
This document provides instructions for checkpoint number six in this module with specific reflection questions that students need to address in their informal, rough outline of their IRR.
Module 8 Checkpoint 7: IRR Draft, for Peer Review
This document outlines the next module checkpoint, where students engage in a formal peer review activity providing feedback on another group member’s IRR.
Module 8 Checkpoint 8: IRR Revised Draft
In this document, you will find instructions on checkpoint number eight in this module, where students will submit a final revision of their IRR based on peer review feedback.
Module 8 Formal Assessment, Part 2: Team Multimedia Presentation and Defense
This document provided instructions on completing the second [art of the formal assessment for this module. It outlines the official exam description requirements for the Team Multimedia Presentation.
Module 8 Checkpoint 9: Task 1 Team Argument Outline
In this document, you will find instructions for the next module checkpoint, where groups will decide which argument style they will use and submit the appropriate argument template.
Module 8 Checkpoint 10: Presentation Visuals Draft
This document outlines the steps for checkpoint number 10 in this module, where students will create slides for their group presentation.
Module 8 Checkpoint 11: Oral Defense Presentation
In this document, you will find instructions for the last module checkpoint, in which students will submit a reflection on their collaboration process.