Welcome to Mrs. Wellins' 5th Period World History Infographic Biography Project Wiki!

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4/6/16:


Today is the day to UPLOAD! Wednesday, April 6th, 2016.

Upload your Infographic as a .png or .jpeg: to this link:

https://www.dropbox.com/request/RjaXZLhncAX4Y2wN9iF4


  • 1) PUBLISH your Infographic in Piktochart.
  • 2) Download the picture as a .PNG and save in your MY DOCUMENTS folder or Google Drive. Save as: PERIOD NUMBER. Last Name. FIRST NAME. BIOGRAPHY CANDIDATE
    • EXAMPLE: 1.Slim.Marie.Adam.Sandler
    • ANOTHER EXAMPLE: 1.Nguyen.Jessica.Elvis
  • 3) Upload the picture (PNG) to THIS LINK! (Edit>File>Upload File>Double Click after Uploaded>SAVE)

Check out Kelly Uth's and Don Tang's!!!


Need help? Watch this video!


http://www.bolsagrande.org/apps/video/watch.jsp?v=109404


Information on the Wednesday, 4-6-16 Piktochart Outage during 2nd Period:
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Day 1:

In the Library 3/24/16, we:
1) Received the paper about the project from Mrs. Wellins.

2) Learned how to access the wiki for our Infographics Project (this wiki)

3) Decided on the Person who would be the
Subject for our Infographic Project (list below)

4) Looked at examples of Biography Infographics (below and here)

5) Talked about the qualities of an Infographic

6) Learned about using the following resources:

7) Watched Mrs. Slim navigate piktochart.com (to create the Infographic)


Followed these Directions
  • Start in Google Docs. Use the Researcher (TOOLS>RESEARCH) to find a headshot of your biography candidate and more links.
  • Download as a Word Doc.
  • Open the Word Doc. Double Click on the Picture.
  • In the Toolbar in Word, click on "Remove Background."
  • Now right-click on the image and save as a .PNG. Use this PNG in your Infographic!
  • Go to piktochart.com and create a free account
  • Select one of these three templates: Infographics, Report, or Presentation
  • Then choose the style of template you want (do not choose a template labeled “Level Up”, you must pay for those)
  • Now create your project!
  • When you are finished, you have THREE things to do:
    • 1) PUBLISH your Infographic in Piktochart.
    • 2) Download the picture as a .PNG and save in your MY DOCUMENTS folder or Google Drive. Save as: PERIOD NUMBER. Last Name. FIRST NAME. BIOGRAPHY CANDIDATE
      • EXAMPLE: 1.Slim.Marie.Adam.Sandler
      • ANOTHER EXAMPLE: 1.Nguyen.Jessica.Elvis
    • 3) Upload the picture (PNG) to THIS LINK! (Edit>File>Upload File>Double Click after Uploaded>SAVE)dropbox uploads.PNG
  • BEHOLD the majesty of your creation on your page when Slim uploads it!
HELLO
Day 2

In Mrs. Wellins' Classroom 3/25/16, we:
1) Opened the Biography Doc from our Google Drive

2) Shared our Google Doc with swellins@ggusd.net and
mslim@ggusd.net with editing privileges.

3) Renamed our doc: PERIOD#.YOURLAST.YOURFIRST.BiographySubjectName

example: 2.Nguyen.Kathy.Benjamin.Franklin
or 5.Smith.Phillip.Genghis.Khan


IF YOU DID NOT DO THE "DETACHED HEAD" in Word
yesterday,
do NOT worry about it.
You can just use a picture WITH the background.
Just continue with Piktochart and the ChromeBooks.


4) In Google Docs, went to Tools>Research


5) Found the answers to this Information:
  1. Birth and Death
  2. Childhood
  3. Education
  4. Contribution to Society/Invention
  5. Life Events/Experiences
  6. Failures
  7. Achievements
  8. Mentors
  9. Relevance Today
  10. Map or Place of Where they Lived or Worked or Died

6) Found a picture or image for each of the pieces of
information using the Tools>Research method in Google Docs.
We put the images in our Google Doc.




Infographic Biography Project



DAY 2 (3/25/16):

1) Open Google Drive

2) FIND your Google Doc from yesterday.

IF YOU DID NOT DO THE "DETACHED HEAD" in Word yesterday, do NOT worry about it. You can just use a picture WITH the background. Just continue with Piktochart and the ChromeBooks.

3) Share your Google Doc with swellins@ggusd.net AND mslim@ggusd.net with EDITING privileges.

4) RENAME your doc: 4.YOURLASTNAME.YOURFIRSTNAME.BIOGRAPHYPERSONNAME

5) Go to Tools>Research.

6) Find the answers to this information

  1. Birth and Death
  2. Childhood
  3. Education
  4. Contribution to Society/Invention
  5. Life Events/Experiences
  6. Failures
  7. Achievements
  8. Mentors
  9. Relevance Today
  10. Map or Place of Where they Lived or Worked or Died

7) Find a GRAPHIC (or Image) for each of these pieces of information and put the IMAGE or PICTURE in your Google Doc! :-)



DAY 1:

Each student will select a person in history to research. With that research, an infographic report will be created, posted to the class wiki, sent electronically to Mrs. Wellins & Mrs. Slim as a .JPG .JPEG or .PNG file (mslim@ggusd.net), and presented to the class, time permitting. (50 points possible)

Suggested database for research: EBSCO Database (available through http://ilovelibraries.com )
http://search.ebscohost.com/ (Student Research Center) username: bolsa password: grande

Website: biography.com

Works Consulted: EBSCO Student Researcher Database & Biography.com


GOOGLE RESEARCH MODE


Remember- any photos or graphics you get from these sources must allow you specific permission from the artist/photographer. AND you must cite the source for credit. Creative Commons will be a good resource for photos and diagrams.


Infographic website: piktochart.com


Directions
  • Start in Google Docs. Use the Researcher (TOOLS>RESEARCH) to find a headshot of your biography candidate and more links.
  • Download as a Word Doc.
  • Open the Word Doc. Double Click on the Picture.
  • In the Toolbar in Word, click on "Remove Background."
  • Now right-click on the image and save as a .PNG. Use this PNG in your Infographic!
  • Go to piktochart.com and create a free account
  • Select one of these three templates: Infographics, Report, or Presentation
  • Then choose the style of template you want (do not choose a template labeled “Level Up”, you must pay for those)
  • Now create your project!
  • When you are finished, you have THREE things to do:
    • 1) PUBLISH your Infographic in Piktochart.
    • 2) Download the picture as a .PNG and save in your MY DOCUMENTS folder or Google Drive. Save as: PERIOD NUMBER. Last Name. FIRST NAME. BIOGRAPHY CANDIDATE
      • EXAMPLE: 1.Slim.Marie.Adam.Sandler
      • ANOTHER EXAMPLE: 1.Nguyen.Jessica.Elvis
    • 3) Upload the picture (PNG) to THIS LINK! (Edit>File>Upload File>Double Click after Uploaded>SAVE)
    • dropbox uploads.PNG
  • BEHOLD the majesty of your creation on your page when Slim uploads it!

Information to include:
  1. Birth and Death
  2. Childhood
  3. Education
  4. Contribution to Society/Invention
  5. Life Events/Experiences
  6. Failures
  7. Achievements
  8. Mentors
  9. Relevance Today
  10. Map or Place of Where they Lived or Worked or Died


Does this happen? Click on DON'T MAKE CHANGES.....OK......THEN ENABLE EDITING!

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Biography Candidates
1. Plato
2. Aristotle
3. Socrates
4. Jesus - CAROLYN
5. Muhammad
6. James I
7. William and Mary
8. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
9. Montesquieu
10. Voltaire
11. Thomas Hobbes - ERIC
12. Mary Wollstonecraft
13. James Madison
14. Thomas Jefferson - TRINA
15. Oliver Cromwell
16. Charles I
17. Charles II
18. Louis XVI
19. Marie Antoinette - ALYSSA
20. Maximilien Robespierre
21. Napolean Bonaparte
22. Cyrus McCormick
23. Samuel B. Morse
24. I.M. Singer
25. Alexander Graham Bell
26. Adam Smith - ANTHONY
27. Karl Marx - J0HN
28. Charles Darwin WILLIAM
29. Dowager Empress Cixi
30. Emperor Mutsuhito - STEVEN
31. Kaiser Wilhelm II
32. Woodrow Wilson
33. Georges Clemenceau
34. Joseph Stalin - JULIANA
35. Rasputin
36. Leon Trotsky
37. Vladimir Lenin MAGGIE
38. Adolf Hitler - NATHAN
39. Benito Mussolini
40. Winston Churchill
41. Charles de Gaulle KELLY
42. George Patton
43. Yamamoto DON
44. Douglas MacArthur
45. Anne Frank - KIMBERLY
46. Simon Weisenthal
47. Dwight D. Eisenhower
48. Harry Truman THINH
49. Mao Zedong SINH
50. Jiang Jieshi MINH
51. Ho Chi Minh LEON
52. Fidel Castro ARIANA
53. Ayatollah Khomeini
54. Leonid Brezhnev
55. Richard Nixon CARINA
56. John F. Kennedy BRYAN
57. Abraham Lincoln JOSE
58. Pablo Picasso ADRIANA
59. Albert Einstein ZITLALITZEL
60. Cesar Chavez BRISA
61. Stonewall Jackson MICHAEL
62. Chapo GREG
63. Harriet Tubman LIZETTE
64. Tesla ALAN
65. Chris Kyle VINCENT
66. Al Capone LUCKY
gExample Biographical Infographics Below!

What are the structures of a good infographic?
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marilyn.jpg
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