THE SNOWMAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANYIntroduction:
What a winter! It hasn't snowed in Snow Falls for three months! The people of this little town miss the snowmen that always decorate their yard. Now the mayor of Snow Falls has asked your company, the Snowman Construction Company, to build some snappy snowmen for the town to buy.
The Task:Your job is to build a snowman for your construction company to sell. You may spend no more than $25.00 in materials. Also, because of the weight limitations of the delivery van, the snowman cannot weigh over 50lbs. You may use any of the materials listed in the Snowman Company Construction Materials Catalogue to build the snowman as long as you stay within the price and weight limits.Your company must have a completed design by December 23rd.
The Process:1. Review the materials in the Snowman Company Construction Materials catalogue.2. Choose that materials you will use. Double-check your calculations to make sure you stay within the price and weight limits described above.3. Using Microsoft Paint, draw a picture of your snowman, save it as a jpeg and upload it to your wiki page.4. Copy and paste this chart into your wikipage and fill in all of the data and totals.Snow%20Man%204.jpg
ITEM
TYPE
Weight in lbs.
Weight in oz.
COST
SNOWBALLS




CARROTS




ARMS




SCARF




HAT




BUTTONS




COAL




BROOM




SHOVEL




TOTAL




5. Write a sales pitch for your snowman. Include the snowman's name and at least three reasons why the people of Snow Falls should buy it. Then using one of the following programs produce and advertisement and post it on your wikipage.Buyers Beware and Propaganda Techniques - propaganda Power Points, and Propaganda in the Classroom - a lessonPrint media - Glogster poster
Webpage - FrontPage
Radio - http://www.voki.com/, or http://www.kid-cast.com/, http://vocaroo.com/ , http://audioboo.fm/Video - http://flixtime.com/, http://kidsvid.4teachers.org/, www.xtranormal.com, http://www.dvolver.com/live/moviemaker.htmlIf you have trouble embedding try this http://embedit.in/
Snowman Construction Company Materials CatalogueGrading Rubric