To do an in-depth study of the life and times of an individual associated with American history.
Will vary depending on whether students are given class time to work on their report.
This study guide helps students do research on a famous person associated with American government. It can be used multiple times during the school year.
As the teacher, you can decide whether this assignment will be done in or outside of class. Be sure the students have access to reference materials, especially encyclopedias.
Tell the kids 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. These sections require students to give information about the early life of the famous person they chose (before they were famous), as well as their later years after becoming well known.
This Famous Person Study Guide can also be used by students who want to do extra credit assignments.
Easy-to-follow Teachers Instructions included.
See also, AMERICAN/U.S. HISTORY CURRICULUM LESSONS 31-45 of 150
LESSON 31: Colonial Period: Independent Study Guide
LESSON 32: French and Indian War
LESSON 33: Causes of the Revolutionary War
LESSON 34: The Revolutionary War Begins
LESSON 35: The Declaration of Independence
LESSON 36: Major Battles of the Revolution
LESSON 37: Winter at Valley Forge
LESSON 38: People of the Revolution
LESSON 39: Revolutionary War Period
LESSON 40: Jeopardy: Revolutionary War Period
LESSON 41: Timeline: Colonial Period and the Revolution
LESSON 42: Note Cards Game: Colonial Period and the Revolution
LESSON 43: Famous Person Study Guide
LESSON 44: United States in 1783
LESSON 45: Settlers Cross the Appalachians