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MYP Personal Project

The MYP Personal Project is significant body of work developed over the course of 10th grade.  Projects are due Friday, March 3, 2017. 

2016-2017 Project Handbook and Timeline

Form to request funds to support the Personal Project 

Form to request a camera to work on the Personal Project

Template to use for your Final Report

  • You probably need to use Google Chrome in order to make a copy that you can edit.  Safari doesn't let you write into your own coyp.
  • When you open this, in order to edit anything you will need to make a copy.  Have your school Google Doc account open and when you make a copy, give it a name that you will remember.  
  • When you use the template, delete what is written there in ((   )) and write your own stuff.  That is just there to guide you.

 

 

What is the Personal Project?

  • Students select a topic of interest and determine what they would like their project outcome to be
  • Students work independently with some support from their Advisory teachers and other teachers to gather information, create a plan, and complete their project
  • Students keep a Process Journal, recording the process of completeing the project, and write a final report

Project Requirements

In order to earn credit, students must complete the following:

  • Do a project that can be shared (in any way)
  • Keep a process journal
  • Write a personal project report
  • Check in regularly with your project supervisor (advisory teacher)
  • Complete a self-assessment
  • Complete your project by March 3, 2016, have a final meeting with your advisory teacher, and turn in all project materials

What kinds of projects do students do?

Currently, Patrick Henry students are working on a variety of topics that include:

  • Learning about their family history
  • Learning to make various types of food, particularly traditional cultural food 
  • Building a bookshelf
  • Making origami peace cranes
  • Learning to play an instrument, create electronic music, or producing new music
  • Making cultural clothing or crafts
  • Making a traditional Hmong instrument
  • Writing stories or poetry to create a book

If you have any questions about your Personal Project, you can talk to your Advisory teacher or Ms. Tourtelotte, the MYP Coordinator, in Room 154.