4th Grade California Expert Report & Project
Your Mission: Become an expert in an area of California’s history that
interests you. Once you decide on a topic, you need to begin collecting and
reading information on that subject from a variety of resources.
Next, write a report, create a project, and prepare for an oral presentation. This is a wonderful way to learn about California’s rich heritage, history, and culture.
The Written Report:
The written report should be organized with an introductory and concluding
paragraph. The report should include a variety of details about your topic.
This could include any or all of the following: facts about the specific topic,
the impact on California’s economy, the difference it made in the future for
California, names and dates, cultural influences, and descriptive details.
The report will reflect your knowledge of your chosen topic.
The Slide Show:
Summarize the information given in your written report. It should be at least 5-10 slides. The slides should be images, as well as written words.
The Oral Report:
4-5 minute presentation
Summarize your written report ( you may use note cards, DO NOT
READ YOUR REPORT)
Completely share your project with the class