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Famous People Website
Eighth graders research famous people. In this case study lesson, 8th graders research an individual from West Virginia history. Students then design and construct a web-page that showcases what they have discovered about their historic figure.
8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 31 Downloads
The Great Gatsby, 1920s, Famous People
Students participate in the Great Gatsby Project Description. They research about famous people of the Jazz Age, prohibition, fashions in the 1920's and automobiles of that time period. Students share their findings with classmates.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 39 Downloads
Rowan Atkinson: Famous People, ELL Assignment
This 13-page assignment was designed for English language learners. It includes a one-page reading on the comedic actor Rowan Atkinson and 10 activities/exercises that focus on listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 16 Views 291 Downloads
Nelson Mandela's Birthday
Students complete a variety of vocabulary-related activities with a focus on a news article about Nelson Mandela's 89th birthday. They read the article, define key vocabulary terms, identify the famous people mentioned in the text, answer comprehension questions, and complete comprehension worksheets.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 6 Views 40 Downloads
The Not -So-Famous Person Report
High schoolers prepare a "not-so-famous" people report and presentation. In this research and presentation lesson, students determine what makes a person important in their judgement. They interview or research a person who they consider to be interesting or life changing before doing an oral history report.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 24 Downloads
Students increase their self-esteem and identify how and why they are important. They listen to various books. as listed in the lesson. Then, students list various famous people and write about how those same people are famous. Finally, they make plans for interviewing the Famous First Graders.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 7 Views 23 Downloads
Students discuss what makes a person famous and the different symbols that are associated with them. They draw pictures of a famous person and summarize what the different drawings reveal to them about being famous. They write about the differences between the two drawings of their famous person.
K Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Famous People: Student Worksheet
Older learners consider a list of famous people, and they fill in two columns; one in which they guess the celebrities' ages, and another where they look up their actual age. They construct a graph by assigning one of the columns the x axis, and the other the y axis.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 23 Downloads
Cristina Kirchner: Famous People (ELL Assignment)
This lengthy assignment for English language learners includes a one-page reading on the Argentinian president, Cristina Kirchner, and numerous activities/exercises that address listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 8 Views 220 Downloads
Famous People of Japan: Literature, Politics, Film, Television, Sports, and the Imperial Family
Students research biographical information about a famous Japanese, investigating how this person has impacted Japanese and American culture. Students then create an oral report and technological presentation based on the research.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Famous People Research Project
Fourth graders research a famous person in Michigan history. They will use at least three different resources including technology to conduct their research. They then will use various forms of technology to create individual research projects and a class slide show presentation of their topics.
4th Social Studies & History 13 Views 45 Downloads