To do an in-depth study of the life and times of an individual associated with American history.
Will vary depending on whether the students are given class time to work on their report.
Give each student a copy of pages 43A - 43B.
Decide whether this assignment will be done in or outside of class. Be sure the students have access to reference materials, especially encyclopedias.
Go over the directions with the class for each part of the study guide. You may want to announce a minimum number of words that must be written for parts 3 and 4. Tell the students that there is more information available on some people than others. When choosing a person, they should check to see if an adequate amount of information is available.
Set a due date.
After the reports have been completed, you may want to have a few volunteers read parts 3 and 4 to the class.
Note: The FAMOUS PERSON STUDY GUIDE can also be used by students who want to do extra credit assignments.