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Created by: Annmarie Giovanniello
Oceanside Middle School
© August 2004
Last Updated: 08/15/04
1. Students will be broken down into equal groups.
2. Each group will work on creating either an “information packet” or a
PowerPoint presentation demonstrating what they have learned about
the History of Baseball in New York.
3. Each groups’ packet or PowerPoint presentation will contain the
—> A maximum of 20% of your project should contain some type
of artwork, i.e., Clip Art, Photos, etc. Please check with me
as you prepare your final project to make sure you’ve used the
appropriate amount of space for artwork.
—> A Table of Contents.
—> A demonstration of what you’ve learned and what fascinated
you the most. This demonstration may be in the form of small
excerpts as part of your presentation. There will be an oral
explanation/commentary to be accompanied with your
presentation as well.
—> You may want to look at things such as the different players,
the different stadiums, the evolution of different teams, the
variety of teams, the ever changing City of New York and
baseball’s effect on it. BE CREATIVE!!!!
—> A comparison of New York Baseball then and now. This is to
be in essay format. You can write is as a sports commentator
would or as an article for a magazine like Sports Illustrated.
—> A bibliography in appropriate MLA format
4. Your research will consist of the use of the Internet as well as books
that have been reserved for you in our school library.
5. Please remember that you are being graded on your use of the
WebQuest, your ability to stay on task, your group work and very
importantly your creativity. Please see the Grading Rubric for more
6. I will be making copies of your packet’s/PowerPoint's for the entire
class, so it is important that you hand in your project on time.