Famous Missourian

Research Papers and Presentations

What is a historical figure?

A person who has made a story line in history or impacted history.


  • Some people we consider historically famous Missourians may have been born here in Missouri, but moved away at some point in their life.
  • We are researching famous Missourians who have had an impact on many aspects of life.
  • We will also learn where they lived, when they died, and about their family.


All students will research their historical Missourian.

Students will write a research paper.

Students will take the information they have learned and develop a presentation.

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand....Harry S. Truman

Options for Presentations

Living History: Write and give a speech while dressed up like your famous Missourian.

Electronic Presentation: Google Draw, Google Slides, Supeflix,
Picture Frame
Face Poster

Big Body

**You may also get with your teacher if you have any other ideas for presentation.