Famous Dead People Project

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This Famous Dead People Project activity also includes:

Despite the slightly off-putting title, the instructions and activities detailed in these project guidelines for researching a noteworthy figure will serve as a fantastic supplement to your next famous person research assignment. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations
  • Some references are made to the author's particular class and due dates, which will need to be adjusted when you create your own document
  • Learners should already be familiar with the structure of a five-paragraph essay, how to conduct research, and how to properly cite sources before beginning this project
  • Includes rubric, research sheet, and list of famous people in United States history
  • Detailed guided questions provided for writing a five-paragraph essay
  • Includes engaging hands-on activity whereby learners construct a life-size figure of their chosen person
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