NCGP

NC Graduation Projects

OVERVIEW: The North Carolina Graduation Project is a multi-faceted,multi-disciplinary performance assessment completed over time. The NC Graduation Project provides students the opportunity to connect content, knowledge, acquired skills, and work habits to real world situations and issues. Through the graduation project process, students will engage various specific skills that include: computer knowledge, employable skills, information-retrieval skills, language skills –reading, language skills – writing, teamwork, and thinking/problem-solving skills. The NC Graduation Project consisting of four components (a research paper, product, portfolio, and an oral presentation) culminates in a student's final year of high school.Student engagement in the graduation project process and the completion of the graduation project demonstrates the integration of knowledge,skills, and performance.

Graduation Projects count for 40% 
of the second nine weeks grade. 

 

 

Important dates for the Graduation Project 2016-17:


FALL
September 8: mentor fair to connect students with possible mentors in the community
September 20: junior and senior proposal forms submitted to central office
Nov 10: senior products and portfolios due 
Nov 17: Product evaluations during planning periods in media center
Nov 18: junior papers due (tentative)
Dec 6: mock presentations
Dec 14: presentations to judges
Jan 5: presentation resubmissions to central office

SPRING
Feb 10: junior and senior proposal forms submitted to central office
April 5: senior products and portfolios due 
April 11: Product evaluations during planning periods in media center
TBA: junior papers due
May 9: mock presentations
May 16: presentations to judges
May 26: presentation resubmissions to central office



Mock presentations
All English IV students will practice their Graduation Project presentations in front of another class on this day during their English IV class. Mock presentations are required. If absent, the student will have to present when they return.

                                                                                     Presentation day
All English IV students will be presenting on this day. They should plan to stay after school until their scheduled presentation time. Please review the process and dress code outlined in the Graduation Project manual.

English III
each teacher has individual dates


ATTENTION STUDENTS:

Media Center Time:
The Media Center is a great resource for your NCGP. However, students should not wait until the last week before a paper, product or portfolio is due to seek help. 




Teachers to contact:
Clarissa Cline - Project Coordinator
Kristina Cole
Chuck Carte
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