This activity is a fun way to include factual research about a specific time period with fictional writing. Students write a first person essay as a character type/person from history telling about his/her life during that time in the past. Essay must include factual information and show creativity. Paper doll is dressed to depict the fictional person.
In the American History Bundle, the following time periods are covered:
– Colonial America
– Westward Expansion
– American Civil War
– 19th & Early 20th Century
The bundle also includes a printable doll template, as well as grade sheets and rubrics.