This file contains a informative parent letter describing the project; along with an easy to use rubric. Students will be researching a famous person who has contributed to society in a positive manner, using MLA format bibliography, and presenting their research as a if they were that person. Directions and rubric are also given for creating a biography bottle buddy; a miniature of the famous person using a 2 litre empty bottle and some creativity. Copy, change, modify, and add to as you need. Like what you see? Come check out my blog at http://ramblingsofafifthgradeteacher.blogspot.com This is a free download; enjoy!