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
Pros

  • 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
Cons

  • None