The Perfect Society!

 A WebQuest on The Giver: A Novel by Lois Lowry

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The Written Reports

The final product is a collaborative writing report that sums up the four interviews.

The writing report consists of seven parts.

Cover Page  |

 Table of Contents  |

  Introduction  | 

 Body  | 


|  Bibliography | 


1.  The cover page consists of the research topic, the topic question, the team members, the date,   

     your teacher's name and the name of your school.

 2.  The table of contents must be numbered – a number for each page.

 3.  Paragraph one is the introduction. It consists of an introduction to the article. Here you introduce

      your topic and topic question in greater detail.

 4.  Following the introduction is the actual body. Here you may write as many paragraphs as you

      need. However, each paragraph must be connected to the other and to both the topic and the

      topic question. 

 5.  The final paragraph is the conclusion. This page summarizes your work and may include personal


 6.  The bibliography page gives a list of the sources used. They must be listed alphabetically.

 7.  The final page of your written file is the appendix. It consists of pictures, drawings, photographs,

      graphs, questionnaires, or interviews.


Important Notes to Remember


1.   Only summaries in your own words will be accepted. You are not allowed to plagiarize.

2.   You must document all your sources properly in the bibliography and in the footnotes. Browse the student resources for further information.

3.   Your written work should be typed in double spacing. The size of the letters should be 12.

4.   The written work is your finished product. The team should edit it for accuracy. You should hand

      in your drafts before so that your teacher can point out your mistakes.

5.   Don't forget to hand in your reflections.

6.   Your oral presentation is the way you present your work.

7.   Each team member must participate in the presentation.

8.   The presentation is evaluated both by the other teams as well as by your teacher.

9.   You may use any visual or other aids that you find suitable for your topic.

10. The presentation should be at least 10 minutes long.

11. Each team member should be an expert on the topic at this point.

12. Any one of the team members may be asked questions by the other teams or by the teacher.

13. Time is a very important aspect of your project.Your team needs to be efficient. Learn to manage

     your time well. You will have some class time to work on the project. Make the most of it .


     Remember: It's team work so share and share alike.


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Have Fun!



Last updated January 18, 2005 by Nellie Deutsch