12 Years a Slave One-Pager Project A one-pager is an analytical, creative, and written response to a novel that completely fills one side of a piece of paper. For your one-pager, you’ll want to foc
A one-pager is an analytical, creative, and written response to a novel that completely fills one side of a piece of paper. For your one-pager, you’ll want to focus on the big ideas from the book including themes, symbolism, conflict, tone, literary devices, and character development.
Remote: You will have the option of completing this assignment on paper and either bringing the project to school or sending me a clear picture of the project OR you can create your project using Google Slides.
ALL QUOTES MUST BE PROPERLY CITED IN MLA FORMAT FOR FULL CREDIT.
Find 3 meaningful quotes and explain the significance of each quote. What does it infer, symbolize, suggest, relate to, tell us, etc? Quote must be properly cited (Northup pg#) to get full credit.
Draw or create 3 images that represent the book (theme, symbols, characters, or conflicts within the book). Label each image. English Homework Help.
Write 3 “big picture” questions that look at how and why. You MUST answer each of your questions thoroughly with an introduced, cited, and explained quote.
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You must choose ONE of the following categories to include in your project.
Illustrate a setting from the book. The illustration must be accurate and detailed. Provide one quote from the book to support the illustration.
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Create a timeline with 10 critical events from the book. The timeline must be linear or follow a plot diagram. Each event MUST be written in a complete sentence.
Find song lyrics that connect to the book. Write the lyrics, include the song, artist and 2-3 sentences explaining HOW the song related to the book.
Identify and illustrate two examples of figurative language. Each example must include the quote, an illustration, and a one sentence explanation.
Required Elements Checklist
- Every element is clearly and neatly labeled
- My one-pager includes the title, author, and genre
- All of my quotes are properly cited in MLA Format. “Quote” (Author’s last name pg #).
- I included 3 big-picture questions that ask HOW or WHY questions. I thoroughly answered each question with a detailed answer that includes a quote (introduce, cite, explain).
- I included and labeled three illustrations that connect to the book.
- I included the fourth element of my choosing (setting, timeline, song, or figurative language).
- My handwriting is neat and legible and does not include mechanical errors.
One-Pager Brainstorming Chart
Question and Answer
12 Years a Slave One-Pager Rubric
Title, author, and genre
All elements present, correct, and creative
All elements present and correct
One element may be missing
Multiple errors or missing
All quotes are insightful, cited in MLA format, and reflect a critical part of the novel. Explanation is thorough. English Homework Help.
All quotes are insightful, cited in MLA format, and reflect a critical part of the novel. Explanation is more simplistic.
There are three quotes. The citing may be off, and the explanation is more simplistic. Quotes do not reflect critical parts.
Quotes are basic or missing. MLA citation errors. Missing explanation or basic.
All questions are insightful/require higher level thinking and analysis. The answer includes a quote.
Some questions are insightful/require higher level thinking and analysis. The answer includes a quote.
All three questions and answers are present. The answer includes a quote, but it is basic and not higher-order.
Questions basic or missing. Answers do not have quotes.
Images are labeled, detailed, thorough, and relate to the narrative.
Images are labeled, detailed, and relate to the narrative.
Images are labeled and relate to the narrative.
No images or they are not related to narrative.
4th element has analysis, creativity, and insight.
All elements of the 4th element are present.
The 4th element might be missing one or more things.
All elements are labeled. No excess white or blank space.
All elements of 4th element are present.
4th element might be missing one or two things.
Blank or white space present. Project seems rushed. English Homework Help.
No grammar, spelling, or conventional errors.
1-2 minor grammar, spelling, or conventional errors.
Several grammar or spelling or convention errors.
Grammar, spelling, or convention errors detract from project.
Creativity and Effort