Tap into your students' sense of adventure with this project pack. This resource asks students to pick one of five great adventurers, explore his biography, then respond creatively to his adventure. Students have five project options in this project pack, each with its own description and rubric for ease of implementation.
This resource is great as a stand-alone biography project. It is also excellent paired with a work of fiction depicting a grand adventure, like the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Treasure Island, the Odyssey, 20000 Leagues Under the Sea, Around the World in 80 Days, Call of the Wild, Robinson Crusoe, or others.
This resource includes five student project descriptions and corresponding rubrics. It can easily fit into a Common Core aligned lesson due to its research component.