Project 4.1 - Create Task
Create your own project for the College Board

AP ENROLLMENT + GRADING

Everyone must

  • You will design + code a program on your own

  • You'll record a video of your program

    • Submit that video to Mr. M

  • This will be used for a 40 point project grade in Q3

If you are taking the AP Exam, you must also...

  • Upload a video of your code to digital portfolio

  • Upload a PDF of your code to digital portfolio

  • Answer the written responses on digital portfolio

  • These will be 40% of your AP Score

PROJECT SUMMARY

Program Requirements

  • Must have user input and interaction

  • Must use an array in a significant way

  • Must have at least one method with a parameter

  • Must have at least one algorithm you can clearly identify and describe

Written Response

  • You will explain your program by answering four questions

  • These questions are graded by the AP Rubric.

    • It is critical you understand how they are graded and think carefully about your response.

Code + Video

  • You will need to save your code as a PDF and upload it to the collegeboard

  • You will need to create a 1-minute video of your program running


Policies

  • Mr. M isn't allowed to help you debug your project or evaluate it with the rubric

  • He can provide some guidance on scope and meeting the rubric requirements

  • You must cite any piece of media you did not create

    • This can be done informally and be included in your code as long as credit is given

PROJECT INFORMATION + LINKS

RECORDING YOUR VIDEO

Format

  • Must be .mp4, .wmv, .avi, or .mov format.

  • No more than 1 minute in length

  • No more than 30 MB in file size

Suggestions

  • Not all options will work on a school PC.

  • Students have successfully used the following software to screen record in the past:

    • Screencastify - Google chrome extension

    • X-Box Game Bar - Usually included in Windows

    • Quicktime - Usually included in Mac OS

HOW TO READ THE RUBRIC

Rubric Breakdown

Scoring Guide

Part One

  • Question 3A

  • Rubric Row 1

Part Two

  • Question 3B

  • Row 2 / Row 3

Written Response Part 3

  • Question 3C

  • Row 4 / Row 5

Written Response Part 4

  • Question 3D

  • Row 6