The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Social Studies Projects Spring 2008
The Ancient World Wonders To demonstrate your learning of the Seven Ancient wonders, you will create 3 projects, selected from a total of 9. The projects are as follows:
The Ancient World Wonders • Create a board game with a board, questions, and dice. • Create a compare/contrast chart of at least three of the Wonders and their peoples cultures/lifestyles/environment • Create a giant poster/collage depicting the lifestyles of the civilizations • Create a detailed relief map (poster board size: 28” x 32”) showing the locations of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the rivers, seas, and mountains, etc.
The Ancient World Wonders • Create an alphabet book about the Wonder and the culture • Create a PowerPoint presentation (at least 10 slides long) or a 2-page research paper/oral report about the Wonder and its designer • Create a diorama or a 3-d model of the Wonder (at least 18” x 12” x 12”) • Create dolls wearing the typical costumes from each of the Seven Wonders • Create a timeline of the Seven Wonders,complete with images and graphics
Samples of Projects • alphabet book • 3-d model • Board Game • Poster
Schedule of Deadlines • April 1: Draft of Project 1 due • April 8: Project 1 due; Draft of Project 2 due • April 15: Project 2 due; Draft of Project 3 due • April 22: Project 3 due • April 29-May 3: Individual Presentations of projects