The first part of this assignment is to be completed individually. Please write a 250-400 word summary of your research findings. This summary should respond to the directions given above under each category and should include information from at least 3 sources. (Please note: Wikipedia is not an acceptable source.) Your summary should contain citations and a Works Cited page.
The second part of this assignment is to be completed as a group. Your group will film and produce a short film that helps present the information you researched in a creative manner. These presentations may be in the form of a documentary, a commercial, a newscast, a “60 Minutes” or “Dateline” interview, a public service announcement, etc. The presentation should contain all of the relevant information related to your research. All group members should have a role in the writing and acting portions of this presentation. This film should be at least 5-6 minutes in length. After each presentation there will be time allotted for a question and answer (Q&A) session.
Welcome to the Inherit the Wind Research Center
The man who has everything figured out is probably a fool.
College examinations notwithstanding, it takes a very smart fella to say
“I don’t know the answer!”
-- Inherit the Wind
From The Granger Collection.
In preparation for reading Inherit the Wind, you will be researching and presenting relevant background information regarding the Scopes Trial. You and your group members will focus on a particular aspect of the trial and issues surrounding it.