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Project Formats: Cards

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EL Education

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Topic

  • Project-Based Learning
  • Student Work

Type

Planning Tools

Grade Level

Benefits of This Format

  • Format allows students to be individually assessed
  • Product can be used in classroom as means for many different types of activities
  • Can be shared, sold, used by community members
  • Can be a fundraiser

Examples from Models of Excellence

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Bird Cards (Kindergarten)
Anser Charter School
Scientific drawings with student-written descriptions. Service-learning component as well.

Fruit and Vegetable Mystery (Grade 1)
Odyssey School
Final product from expedition on plants and soils. Can be used as guessing game.

Insect Cards (Grade 2)
Alice B. Beal Elementary School
Scientific drawings with student-written descriptions. Service-learning component as well.

Earth, Wind and Fire (Grade 3)
World of Inquiry – School #58
Trading card format

Rock and Mineral Trading Cards
Alice B. Beal Elementary School
Trading card format, 3.5 by 2.25 inches

Architectural Features Cards (Grade 5)
Genesee Community Charter School
Set of 27 cards, each about a specific architectural feature done in ink and watercolor

Searching for Freedom - Matisse Cards (Grade 5)
Genesee Community Charter School
Notecards of evocative silhouettes modeling physical expressions of slavery and freedom

Book Trading Cards (Grades 5,6)
Shutesbury Elementary School
Trading card format. Sets are done by each student and feature characters in a fiction book of their choice.

Island Cards (Grades 6,7)
Harbor School
Intricate pencil drawings and historical/cultural information. Service-learning component as well.


Created By

EL Education

Resource Downloads

Topic

  • Project-Based Learning
  • Student Work

Type

Planning Tools

Grade Level

Benefits of This Format

  • Format allows students to be individually assessed
  • Product can be used in classroom as means for many different types of activities
  • Can be shared, sold, used by community members
  • Can be a fundraiser

Examples from Models of Excellence

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Bird Cards (Kindergarten)
Anser Charter School
Scientific drawings with student-written descriptions. Service-learning component as well.

Fruit and Vegetable Mystery (Grade 1)
Odyssey School
Final product from expedition on plants and soils. Can be used as guessing game.

Insect Cards (Grade 2)
Alice B. Beal Elementary School
Scientific drawings with student-written descriptions. Service-learning component as well.

Earth, Wind and Fire (Grade 3)
World of Inquiry – School #58
Trading card format

Rock and Mineral Trading Cards
Alice B. Beal Elementary School
Trading card format, 3.5 by 2.25 inches

Architectural Features Cards (Grade 5)
Genesee Community Charter School
Set of 27 cards, each about a specific architectural feature done in ink and watercolor

Searching for Freedom - Matisse Cards (Grade 5)
Genesee Community Charter School
Notecards of evocative silhouettes modeling physical expressions of slavery and freedom

Book Trading Cards (Grades 5,6)
Shutesbury Elementary School
Trading card format. Sets are done by each student and feature characters in a fiction book of their choice.

Island Cards (Grades 6,7)
Harbor School
Intricate pencil drawings and historical/cultural information. Service-learning component as well.


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