Famous Artist Idina Menzel Biography and 1 Pager Assignment

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Part of a Bundle This distance learning lesson focuses on actress and singer Tony award-winning Idina Menzel. The student researches questions about her life, journey to Broadway, and various accolades she's received while practicing growth mindset. Finally, using a One Pager assignment, the student designs her life.

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In addition, these bios. are a great springboard for discussion concerning goals, tenacity, determination and professionalism.

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  • Letter to teacher explaining the lesson
  • Student note sheet
  • Teacher's key
  • Assignment
  • One-pager template for assignment
  • One pager example of assignment
  • Enrichment activities
  • Sources including three links to videos of Menzel's performances

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