Integration, integration, integration. This project integrates social studies, reading and writing and technology, into a two stage technology project. Students will use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher as well as the Internet, in order to complete this project on one of these many important Americans from 1860 - today including: Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Herbert Hoover, Louis Armstrong, Harry Truman, Rosa Parks, JFK and many more. The multi-stage project includes Internet research, informational writing, persuasive writing and the creation of graphs. Originally designed for fifth grade, this project can easily be adopted for older students. Includes grading rubrics for each section.
For additional research and technology projects, check out my Historical Figures Research Project
or my Important Georgians Project
Created by Heidi Raki of Raki's Rad Resources. Find more ideas and products by following the Raki's Rad Resources blog
, liking our the Raki's Rad Resources facebook page
or following us on Teachers Pay Teachers