Web Page Assignment

1920's Web Page Assignment

For this assignment, you will add a page to your digital portfolio that presents your 1920's research. Your page should be well designed, with an attractive layout that is easy to navigate and include thoughtful, informative content with plenty of evidence and analysis. This is the first component in your semester digital portfolio that will be a major part of your grade- please take it seriously and spend the time to make sure it is well crafted..

Components:

  • Homepage- The page header should be titled "1920's Research Project" and the header type should be set to "banner" or "large banner" with a background image that relates to the topic (no citation needed). The body of the page should include a title that indicates your topic and major research question, 2-3 paragraphs providing an introduction and overview of your topic and includes parenthetical citations that link to the original sources, and at least 2 images with captions and citations.
  • 3-4 Sub Pages- One for each inquiry path. These should include headers that indicate the topic and the specific path of inquiry, and a body that includes a title that indicates your topic and major research question, 1-3 paragraphs addressing the inquiry path with at least 3 pieces of evidence, plenty of analysis, parenthetical citations that link to the original sources, and 1-2 images with captions and citations.
  • Works Cited Page- This should be created as a Google Doc in MLA format and inserted into a sub page titled "Works Cited"

Grading

20% - Format & Structure: The website layout should conform to all provided instructions. All pages are included, with all required components. All links are properly created. Website menus are all properly layered and titled, and the website is shared/published following the class naming conventions.

20% - Thesis / Topic Sentences: Every page and sub page must have a clearly stated thesis that guides the written content. Every paragraph must also be guided by its own clear topic sentence.

20% - Evidence: Every page and sub page should include at least 3 pieces of relevant evidence from a reliable source. All evidence must include a parenthetical citation that links to the cited source and be correctly referenced on the works cited page.

20% - Analysis: You should include at least as much analysis as evidence (ideally, twice as much). The analysis should clearly explain how the evidence you provide supports your thesis (topic sentence)

20% - Grammar & Style: All content should be appropriately structured using sentences and paragraphs. No incomplete sentences. No first person pronouns (I, me, we, us). No slang or informal language. All writing should be free of spelling and grammatical errors.