PIck topic by:
Read books by:
Do online research in class:
Reseach and notes completed by:
Work day to type in class:
LA 8.1.6d Summarize, analyze, and synthesize informational text using main idea and supporting details
LA 8.1.6f Analyze and evaluate information from text features (e.g., index, annotations, maps, charts, tables, graphs, headings, subheadings, lists)
LA 8.1.6o Respond to text verbally, in writing, or artistically
LA 8.2.2a Write in a variety of genres, considering purpose and audience
LA 8.2.2b Write considering typical characteristics of the selected genre (e.g., business letter, report, email, class notes, research paper, play, web page/blog)
LA 8.3.1b Demonstrate and adjust speaking techniques for a variety of purposes and situations
LA 8.3.1c Utilize available media to enhance communication
LA 8.4.1.a Select and use multiple resources to answer questions and support conclusions using valid information (e.g., print, subscription databases, web resources)
LA 8.4.1.b Demonstrate ethical and legal use of information by citing sources using prescribed formats and tools (e.g., online citation assistance, publication guidelines)
Pick a historical figure - other than an athlete, movie star, singer, or model.
Gifted/High Ability students must pick someone who was influential in another country.
Your topic sentence should include your topic and a main idea. Your body paragraphs will include details that support your main idea.
Ex: Mother Theresa was influential in many different parts of the world.
2 pages typed, 12 size font, 1 inch margins on all sides, normal font, double spaced, page numbers on the top right corner with your last name
Please include a double spaced header in the left upper corner with your name, the date, your class and block,
June 3, 2014
Langauge Arts Block 3/4
Center and underline the title of your paper Ex: Mother Theresa: A Saint to the World
The last page should be a Works Cited page in MLA format with the citations of your books and websites.
You will need to draw four stamps representing the historical person you chose.
You may use any medium to draw the stamps. Colored pencils would probably be the best for tracing or creating details.
You will mount your stamps on a piece of construction paper provided by the teacher. Below the stamps, you will include a short summary of the biography of your person as well as a reason for drawing the images you chose. This will be written neatly on an 4 x 6 index card.
You will explore and respond to three different sets of stamps
Your evaluation and critiques should be constructive and kind in nature.
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