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Below is the news clip on CNN Student News on 1/25/13.

The topic is 'Women in Combat'.







Another news clip on CNN Student News on 1/25/13.

The topic is 'North Korea'.





PSA Grading Rubric

Introduction
5 points – Identifies the Topic of PSA clearly
3 points – Alludes to the Topic of PSA, but not clear if that is the topic
1 point – Topic is not identified

Content
Information
5 points – Gives 4 important, supportive facts about the topic
3 points – Gives 3 some supportive facts, but also some opinions
1 point – No or very little facts, mostly opinions about the topic

Effectiveness of PSA
5 points – Creates awareness or shows importance or promotes change effectively through a simple, clear, single message
3 points – Gives facts, but message of the PSA is not completely clear what the listener should do
1 point – Does not create awareness or promote a change. No single or clear message

Length
5 points – between 30 – 60 seconds long
3 points – shorter or longer by 10 seconds
1 point – shorter or longer by more than 10 seconds

Delivery of PSA
Script
5 points – Well rehearsed, smooth delivery and pacing
3 points – Delivery is hesitant and choppy
1 point – Appears unrehearsed and delivery is uneven

Voice
5 points – Loud, clear voice with good enunciation
3 points – Soft voice, but enunciation is good
1 point – Hard to hear or to understand

Slogan
5 points – has a seated slogan that is repeated 3 times during the announcement
3 points - the slogan is heard once during the announcement
1 point – there is no slogan for the announcement

Creativity
5 points – students use a rap, limerick, or known characters to hook the audience
3 points – Drama is occasionally used in the PSA
1 point - Attention is not held by the audience

Graphics
Background
5 points – Fades In and Out before and after PSA or quietly in background throughout the PSA
3 points – Somewhat Fades in or out or background music a little too soft or loud
1 point – Abruptly enters or exits (No or Poor fade in or out) or background music too loud or no music at all



Requirements for each PSA:


3 Guiding questions for PSA:
  • What is your message?
  • What does the team already know about this topic
  • What does the team need to learn about this topic

Written script: collaboratively written and edited by all members of the team.

Completed storyboards for entire PSA; collaboratively with all members of the team

8 facts on your topics learned from research

Slogan

Script will be memorized by all members of the team.

Drama, here are some examples of possibilities:
  • A rap, limerick, or poem
  • Use well know characters; like Twilight characters, etc.

One prop, costume, or artifact. Don’t spend any money. You can bring something from home or make something.

Movement: there must be action happening at all times during the scene.


Below you will find links to web sites with information on the chosen topics for the Public Service Announcements


Bullying In School

http://www.npr.org/programs/morning/features/2002/oct/bullies/index.html

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=195569&productName=school&al=Elementary

http://0-search.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=prh&AN=84533892&site=ehost-live

http://0-search.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=prh&AN=84533899&site=ehost-live

Internet Safety

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=199722&productName=school&al=Elementary

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=58223616891490553pmlQbM&productName=school&al=Elementary

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=31774052384397435yeRAsN&productName=school&al=Elementary

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=7608977843271458iPNw7j&productName=school&al=Elementary

Animal Abuse

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&
evlCode=67685121143223428jhN3Y4&productName=school&al=Elementary

http://0-search.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=prh&AN=61060017&site=ehost-live

http://0-search.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=prh&AN=9306240021&site=ehost-live


Drug Abuse

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=259318127771024358jfz0l&productName=school&al=Elementary

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=199761&productName=school&al=Elementary

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=197430&productName=school&al=Elementary

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=114640&productName=school&al=Elementary



Use of Alcohol

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=217411&productName=school&al=Elementary


http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=383869&productName=school&al=Elementary


http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=197430&productName=school&al=Elementary


Suicide

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/srck5/detail?vid=4&sid=afd0cb4d-104d-442a-8daa-9550a8e92f68%40sessionmgr115&hid=112&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjazUtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=mih&AN=82927053

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/srck5/detail?vid=4&sid=afd0cb4d-104d-442a-8daa-9550a8e92f68%40sessionmgr115&hid=112&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjazUtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=mih&AN=62014032

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/srck5/detail?vid=5&sid=afd0cb4d-104d-442a-8daa-9550a8e92f68%40sessionmgr115&hid=112&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjazUtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=mih&AN=50332263
http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/src/detail?sid=4e7dc042-44fc-4b2d-80b1-88a9284c77ba%40sessionmgr115&vid=28&hid=120&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#db=ulh&AN=71696733


Gangs

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/src/detail?vid=32&sid=4e7dc042-44fc-4b2d-80b1-88a9284c77ba%40sessionmgr115&hid=120&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#db=ulh&AN=54229277

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/src/pdf?sid=4e7dc042-44fc-4b2d-80b1-88a9284c77ba%40sessionmgr115&vid=39&hid=120
http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/src/detail?sid=4e7dc042-44fc-4b2d-80b1-88a9284c77ba%40sessionmgr115&vid=46&hid=120&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#db=mih&AN=27584250

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/src/detail?sid=4e7dc042-44fc-4b2d-80b1-88a9284c77ba%40sessionmgr115&vid=61&hid=120&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#db=nfh&AN=2W64161596052


Self Harm

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/src/detail?sid=4e7dc042-44fc-4b2d-80b1-88a9284c77ba%40sessionmgr115&vid=86&hid=120&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#db=ulh&AN=19493161

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/src/detail?sid=4e7dc042-44fc-4b2d-80b1-88a9284c77ba%40sessionmgr115&vid=83&hid=120&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#db=mih&AN=26754656

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/src/detail?sid=4e7dc042-44fc-4b2d-80b1-88a9284c77ba%40sessionmgr115&vid=82&hid=120&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#db=mih&AN=28520514



Peer Pressure

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/src/detail?sid=4e7dc042-44fc-4b2d-80b1-88a9284c77ba%40sessionmgr115&vid=92&hid=120&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#db=mih&AN=2361840


http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/src/detail?vid=95&sid=4e7dc042-44fc-4b2d-80b1-88a9284c77ba%40sessionmgr115&hid=120&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#db=ulh&AN=4704883


http://www.doitnow.org/pages/163.html



Healthy Habits

http://0-school.nettrekker.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/goExternal?np=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&pp=/sections/external/web/external.ftl&evlCode=390761&productName=school&al=Middle

http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/explore/hliving/mabel2.htm

http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/diet.html

http://0-search.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=prh&AN=13016436&site=ehost-live


Teen Pregnancy

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/srck5/detail?vid=6&sid=548b7f6f-9d2e-432e-84e1-2c325fc148b3%40sessionmgr111&hid=113&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjazUtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=mih&AN=69926031

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/srck5/detail?vid=14&sid=548b7f6f-9d2e-432e-84e1-2c325fc148b3%40sessionmgr111&hid=113&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjazUtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=mih&AN=69880907

http://0-web.ebscohost.com.erslion.dpsk12.org/srck5/detail?vid=26&sid=548b7f6f-9d2e-432e-84e1-2c325fc148b3%40sessionmgr111&hid=113&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjazUtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=mih&AN=60759208