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Young scholars consider the design of a logo and sole for a training shoe. They are introduced to the design problem. Students are told that they are going to design the logo and draw it and any other trade marks etc. on the outline supplied.
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This final resource in a series of fourteen lists all of the assessments for a short story unit. While designed to go specifically with the unit, these assessment ideas could be used to inspire projects for other units as well. Included...
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