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Sculpture  and  Ceramics  I     Today’s  Assignment:    

In  the  library  today  we  will  be  researching  topics  that  will  become  the   centerpiece  of  our  upcoming  project  “Abstracted  Opposition.”  

  (After  the  presentation  and  any  questions,  please  follow  the  steps  below.)     Step  one-­‐  Navigate  your  way  through  “Opposing  Views.”  Scan  through  several   different  topics  and  write  down  three  you’re  interested  in.    Finally,  choose  your   favorite*  and  move  to  step  two.       *These  topics  that  have  been  over  used  and  are  now  off  limits:   (Bullying/Cyber  Bullying,  Drug  abuse,  Drinking  and  Driving,  Stem  Cell   Research,  and  Paranormal  Phenomenon)  …  If  you  feel  you  can  do  this   better  than  it’s  ever  been  done  before  and  it’s  a  super  important  topic   to  you  feel  free  to  approach  me  about  it.     Step  two-­‐  Read  through  several  articles  on  your  issue.  Then  determine  your   stance  on  your  topic  of  choice.  Research  and  collect  enough  information*  on  your   side  of  the  issue  to  be  able  to  write  a  one-­‐page  paper  defending  it.  (Move  to  Step   Three  Do  Not  Actually  write  a  paper)       *Information  should  include  facts,  statistics,  shocking  information…  ect.     Step  three-­‐  Lastly,  (and  you  may  not  get  through  this  today,  but  try  your  best)   come  up  with  6  to  8  questions  about  your  topic  and  record  three  separate   interviews*  (On  Quicktime)  with  your  classmates,  getting  their  opinions  and   stance  on  your  issue.  Finally,  record  your  own  thoughts  on  this  topic,  your  stance,   and  why  it  is  you  chose  this  issue.  Turn  this  footage  into  a  short  “imovie”  that   introduces  me  to  your  topic.     *  Review  your  questions  with  me  before  interviewing.         Any  questions  or  issues  please  ask  for  assistance.       -­‐Mr.  Yetter  


Mr. Yetter Opposing Viewpoints Project