Reflection On Capstone Project

I have been working on my capstone and doing research for about two months already. My research and interview were my sources for all of my knowledge on my capstone topic which was how did the reason for animal extinction change over time. I had some struggles and strengths. First I had to find a person to interview. That was hard because I didn’t know where to look. Finally, I found a website called Outschool where you can talk small classes at home. I got a private lesson with a person called Todd Lotich. After my interview process focussed more on my research. I found most of my research on a website called Onekindplanet and a book called Extinct Animals An Encyclopedia of Species that Have Disappeared during Human History by Ross Piper illustrated by Renata Cunha and Phil Miller. My strength was my slideshow I found some of my images at  SnappyGoat.com and  Flickr. I am really with how my project worked out and I hope I gave you some knowledge of how people collect research, images, and more for capstone.

Capstone Interview Reflection Blog

For me, it was hard to find a person to interview because I never really ever had an assignment before to find a person to interview about extinct animals which is my capstone project. Soon I found a person to interview on a website called outschool. When I interviewed my person it didn’t take long to get all the answers written down. My interview had really given a lot of facts that were the stem of my project, so without the interview, I wouldn’t be in a good place right now. I hope this will show you my steps of how I got my interview done.

My Reflection On My Wevideo

In my opinion, the wevideo was hard but fun! The hard part was forming the answers from the interview into a script that was supposed to be 3 – 4 minutes. It was difficult because  I needed to expand the answers from we video and make them into actual sentences. Another hard part was finding the right pictures online because some of the pictures did not go with my words. Even though it was hard it was also fun because I got to learn more about my mom and how she even got to New York. Another thing that fascinated me is how my mom had to afford a life in America, and how after all of that she ended up here in a nice house with 3 loving children.

Reflection on my Interview

In my opinion, my interview went smoothly. Though when I had to make the questions it was a little hard because I had to cover all the bases without going over the limit of questions. Also, I think if I were to redo the interview I would take away some close-ended questions and add add-on questions, and I will probably make the question give more information by making them longer by mixing two questions into one. Also, one thing that I learned was that immigration has developed over time in a good way. So overall I had some difficulties, but mostly the interview went smoothly.

How My Project on the 1st Amendment Worked Out

In my opinion, I think I did well. I started off with my research and I got enough facts. Later on, I used my facts and separated them into five groups religion, speech, assembly, press, and petition, which are all the rights that are in the 1st amendment. When I wrote down all of my research into the infographic I added some pictures and I was done. It took me around three days to make the infographic and then I was done.

 

 

Reflection On My Research About the 1st Amendment

In my opinion, the hardest part of researching is finding the websites to research on. It was the hardest part for me because some of the websites had nothing to do with my question. Even though it was hard I was motivated to find some websites. I had to dig deep to find some websites so I found two websites that gave me great information.

Why I Chose The 1st Amendment

I chose the 1st amendment because it starts you off with the main rights everyone should have, religion, speech, press, assemble, and petition. My question about the 1st amendment is how did the amendment resolve problems for the people.  I chose this question because I want to know where would we be without the amendment, and what problems would we have.

Should The Electoral College Be Changed?

In my opinion,  there should be no change to the Electoral College. The Electoral College is another way for a Presidential Candidate to win the Presidency.  It takes 270 votes from the Electoral College or the Popular Vote to win the office of President.  If one candidate has taken over the Electoral Vote,  the other candidate can still win by Popular Vote. 

Colonial America Diary Entries

In school we were making a project that had to do with Colonial America. So our teacher we were making our selfs be in a Colonial America place to we made diary entries to show our person the we are.

 

 

 

May 14, 1720

Dear Diary

Today is the day we moved to South Carolina. It is wonderful here,it has spectacular planting. I am so fascinated by her it will surely be a good life here in South Carolina. Also Alice, Edward, and Grace, who are my children, seem to enjoy this place a lot. 

  

Fondly,

Remember

 

May 25, 1720

 

Dear Diary

We already finished building our house and yesterday was James’ birthday, which is my husband . I am very sad because a week later after we built the house Pa died. We knew he would because he was very sick. Ma and I couldn’t cook supper for that day. We were both heartbroken. It was not a good day to remember, but Alice tried to cook, but she also didn’t feel so good after what happened to Pa.  

Fondly,

Remember

  

 

May 29, 1720

 

Dear Diary

Just yesterday I found out I am pregnant. I am very happy for myself. I told my Ma and she said she will have a big celebration with the family. I really wished Pa would be there. I still missed him very much.

Fondly,

Remember

 

June 4, 1720

 Dear Diary

I am supposed to work in the garden today, but my Ma is saying for me to rest because I will have a baby and my Ma wants me to rest as much as possible. Alice was taking  my place in the garde and Grace was in her place as usual .

Fondly,

Remember 

 

August 12, 1720

Dear Diary

I haven’t written to you a lot, but nothing much is going on. Right now I am making supper. We were eating meat with potatoes and vegetables. Edwards’ birthday is tomorrow and we are preparing for it. I will make a special supper and a pumpkin pie. He is eight and he is becoming  nine. 

 

Fondly,

Reameber 

 

August 20, 1720

Dear Diary

Now I am making clothes for the children and Grace keeps complaining that Edward took her flowers to feed our lovely house named Ivy. Life is the same here, as it was back in England, but it is a more lovely place and we also have spectacular planting here. I really enjoy the place.

 

Fondly,

Remember

 

October 2, 1720

Dear Diary

When I was walking with my Ma and Alice and Grace to get some fresh meat for the family  near the docks I saw people getting slaves off the boat. I told my daughters not to stare, but I guess I felt so sad for the slaves I had to stare too.

Fondly,

Remember

 

October 25, 1720

Dear Diary,

I am showing Grace how to properly sew and something horrible happened. She pricked her finger hard into the needle she was crying so much. After what happened  I hated myself. I knew I should’ve thought later when she was older. I felt like a bad mother Grace tried to calm me down by saying it was not my fault.

 

Fondly,

Remember

 

November 3, 1720

 

Dear Diary

Today tis my birthday and my Ma making my favorite pumpkin and apple pie. We had a little celebration. That day I got the day of work and that means I didn’t have to cook supper. I really enjoy South Carolina.

 

Fondly,

Remember 

 

November 20, 1720

Dear Diary

Graces Birthday! It was so fun. This is what happened: a stray sheep barged  into our house and it ran around the house knocking down all of the furniture. We had to chase it all around the house. It was a fun and very funny birthday.

 

Fondly,

Remember

 

December 9, 1720

Dear Diary,

Today was Alice’s birthday and this day I got ill. I was very ill so it wasn’t a good celebration. I felt really bad for Alice. She was a very good girl this year.

 

Fondly,

Remember

 

January 29, 1721

Dear Diary 

Today I had a baby. It was a boy I named him Charles. He looks like a very bright boy. Alice, Grace, and Ma sew him some blankets and clothes. I knew this child would be very special.

 

 

  

 

   

   

 

Reading the Weather Reading the World – Project Reflection

This is my reflection on my ignite that is about Tsunamis. And there is 10 slides and there are four topics like causes, effects, safety and prevention measurement, and important events I was the topic effects.