What You Need To Know...
Students will research 3 people: 1 historical figure, 1 entertainment figure/professional athlete, and 1 friend/family member. All subjects will be teacher and parent/guardian approved prior to beginning research.
Entertainment Figure/Prof. Athlete
Ex: Robin Williams, Tom Brady
Someone You Know
Ex: relative (parent), friend
Ex: Harriet Tubman, John F. Kennedy
Four Categories of Research
There are 4 categories of information that need to be researched for each person.
- Basic Info: Date of Birth/Death, Real Name, Place of Birth
- Background Info: Family Life, Friends, Schooling, Training, etc.
- What they are known for/Special Interests/Skills
- Charity Work/Positive Influences on Society/Accomplishments
Students have 3 options for their project.
Poster: Must include a picture of each person and all information.
Power Point: Minimum of 12 slides (4 for each person), must include a picture of each person and all information.
Paper: Typed in 12 point font (Times New Roman)
A Bibliography in MLA format is mandatory for all projects. At least 3 sources required. Wikipedia is NOT a reliable source!