Famous American Research Project

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Designed specifically for lower elementary pupils, this is a great biographical research project in which students research a famous American, and then design creative poster boards to help them "become" the famous American they have studied.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Include lessons on how to research and present in front of an audience to supplement this project
Classroom Considerations
  • While the parent letter mentions lessons and readings related to the author's particular curriculum, the explanation of the project can easily be adapted to your own version of the letter
  • Includes list of suggested famous Americans to study, activity worksheets, and grading rubrics
  • Excellent modification on the traditional famous person report, which is more suited for older learners
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