- Meet in your group and determine your assigned roles.
- As a group, complete the background readings and develop a project
- Begin your individual research and review at least three sources
of information. Record notes on index cards or in word processing files
including a heading, one or more important facts from the reading, and
citation for the information source.
- Submit notecards or word processing document to your teacher for
- As a team share and evaluate the information that you have collected.
Each of you may have a different opinion on the subject, but your group
needs to reach a consensus that supports or rejects using prairie land
for housing subdivisions.
- Determine a consensus of the position your team will present to the
- Convey your information about the benefits and problems of prairie
preservation to the Zoning Commission.
- You may select one or more of the following ways to present your
findings and recommendations. Include facts, opinions, and photos to
support your viewpoint.
- Display board
- News broadcast including pictures, graphs or video clips (filmed
with a video camera)
- Web page including links to websites you used to gather your information
- Letter to the editor
- PowerPoint presentation
- Magazine article with photos