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Lewis & Clark Library: Madame Marrs' Museum of Wax Magnificent Mortals 6th


Big6+ Step 1 - Task Definition

1. What do I need to do?  ¿Qué es lo que tengo que hacer?​

I need to . . 


Now that you know your task, you have to decide what kind of information you need.  Generate a list of questions that you would like to know about your person. 

Remember, your final presentation is going to include telling visitors to the wax museum about your famous person.  Why should that visitor be interested to learn more?

Generate at least 10 questions you would like to research, for example:

1.  Why is this person well-known? 2. How were they able to achieve their goals?  3. What inspired them?  4. How were they able to help others?

Big6+ Steps 2 & 3 - What resources can I use and where can I find them?

2./3.  What resources can I use and where can I find them? .¿Cuáles recursos puedo usar y dónde puedo encontrarlos?

Research databases
Limit Your Results

Big6+ Step 4 - How will I organize my information?

4. How will I organize my information?  ¿Cómo voy a organizar mi información?

notecards, graphic organizers, task sheet, Cornell notes are a few options.

What do other Wax Museums look like?


Big6+ Step 5 - Synthesis

5. What can I make to demonstrate my learning?

You are ready to create - after doing your research and gathering information, what other considerations do you have for your wax museum entry? Costumes Sound effects
Memorized script?  If asked, could you answer questions as though it were your subject? Background Props
Have your rehearsed?  Practiced with a friend or family member or teacher? Docs to teacher?  

creating an account

Big6+ Step 6 - How will I know I did my job well?

6. How will I know I did my job well?


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