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Project-Based LearningMade EasyPPresentedt dbby:Rob JenkinsSanta Ana CollegeCollege, School of Continuing EducationTeamTProjects

TEAM PROJECT Unit ApplicationWhat is a Team Project?j an application of unit objectives tasktask--based activities with a product activities that generate teamworkPBL

What is the purpose?Obj tiObjectives:Students will apply all that they have learned inthe unit by developing a team project usingtask‐based activities that generatecollaboration, negotiation, and teamworkproducing a product.PBL

FOOD & NUTRITION UNITOBJECTIVES: Read and understand nutrition graphics Plan meals Make a food budget Make a shoppingpp g list Use count and nonnon-count nouns Identifyy containers and qquantities

FOOD FOR A WEEKExample1 Choose a name for your family.1.family2. Fill in a calendar with your food forbreakfast lunchbreakfast,lunch, and dinner for 1 weekweek.3. Make a shopping list. You only have 100.4 Make4.M k a ffamilyil presentationt ti tto ththe class.l

MAP AND BROCHUREExample1. Choose a name for your city.2 Make a list of important places in your city and2.put them in alphabetical order.3 M3.Makek a map off your cityit andd markk wherehththeimportant places are.4. Make a brochure with one paragraph about the city,the names of your team membersmembers, and a picturepicture.5.Prepare5.Prepare a presentation for the class.

GOAL CHARTExample1.Write down one goal that you would like to accomplish by the end ofthis class. Be specific!pWrite down the stepsp it will take to reach eachgoal. Write down a completion date for each step.2.Think of obstacles that might get in the way of your goals and possiblesolutions for each. Now write down at least one solution for eachobstacle.33.MakeM k a lilistt off 5 titime managementt ttechniquesh iththatt willill hhelpl you reachhyour goals.44.Present what you’veyou ve created to the class.class

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1) SET THE STAGE Give an overview. Show examples. Don’t be too specific.p

2) FORM TEAMSLANGUAGE:: Avoid sameLANGUAGEsame--language teams when possible.LEVEL: Form by similar level or put strong people in each team.teamASSIGN TEAM POSITIONS: (all team members help in every task)Lower Levels: Explain leader position.Immediately ask all leaders to stand.Repeat for all positions.positionsHigher Levels: Explain all positions.Allow students to discuss and assign positions in their teams.Ask teams to report.

3) GO THROUGH THE STEPS Give a few steps at a time.(Avoid allowing teams to get too far ahead.) Have students keep minutes (agenda/minutes format). Have each team share periodically.(Two-day simulation: Collect work at end of first day(Twowith names of team members to be distributed onfollowing day.)

WORK ON THE PROJECTFACILITATECLASSROOM MANAGEMENTefforts Have assigned person lead efforts. Encourage English. Make sure all students participatein each task. Walk from team to team. Work with the leader. Ask students to evaluate theirteamsteams. Ask questions. Prepare teams for theirpresentations. Help the leader to make sureeveryone is participating. Post all or some of the projects inthe classroom.

MORE EXAMPLESLow BeginningHighBeginningLow IntermediateHigh IntermediateUNITPROJECTCl thiClothingD i a departmentDesigndtt store.tCommunityCreate a brochure of your city.HealthCreate a health pamphlet.EmploymentCreate a company.Consumer EconomicsCreate a product label and advertisement.EmploymentCreate an employee handbook.handbookCivicsPlan and participate in a debate.Personal Communicationgoal chart.Create a gConsumer EconomicsCreate a purchase plan.HousingCreate real estate brochure and plan to buy a house.

IntroductionEstablish the ContextSt t theStateth ObjObjectiveti(by the end of class, studentswill be able to )By the end of class, students will be able to:Identify household objects Identify places in a homeCompare houses Describe their house

Plan your own! Housing UnitTopicPositionStudent 1:Student 2:Student 3:Student 4:StepsObjectiveResourcesJobSees that everyone speaks English.Sees that everyone participates.participates

Kent Larsen has aTED Talkspresentationsthat studentswatched in WorldEnglish

THANK YOU!Rob Jenkins:jenkins [email protected]://esl--teacher.nethttp://esl