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Social Studies 8
Your assignment is to make an infographic about 1 of the 5 social classes we have discussed in our Ancient Japan Unit.
The 5 social classes are:
Emperor, Shogun, Daimyo, Samurai, and Peasant
You must include:
1 historical example of someone in your social class
3 examples of how your social class interacted with other classes.
3 pictures of your social class
1 diagram explaining the Japanese social hierarchy
8 facts about your social class
What is an Infographic?
Some Good Examples:
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Step by Step:
1. Think of an idea
Make a list of possible ideas for your infographic
2. Create a skeleton/flowchart.
This is your initial draft (it can be by hand on paper!)
3. Colour scheme it.
Use eye-friendly colour combinations
4. Choose or create eye-catching graphics
People are attracted to graphics more than text.
5. RESEARCH, RESEARCH, RESEARCH!
Use a variety of authoritative resources. See below!
6. Provide facts and conclusions
Make it simple
7. Edit, edit, edit!!!!
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