First, may I say, if you have found this page because you recently lost a loved one, I am so sorry for your loss. My hope is that the tips and advice in this brief article will make this process the easiest it can be for you. Nowadays, obituaries are also published online.
A relative A mentor Step 2: Choose three people from your list who seem like the best candidates for a biography.
Run a quick search on the Internet to see how much information you can easily find about your three candidates. For people in the news and historical figures, visit Yahoo.
For celebrities and people of note, visit Biography. For general searches, visit Infoplease. You will have to talk to the person directly to see how much info you can quickly find out. Answer the following questions for each of your three candidates yes or no.
Is the person's life worth writing about? Do you feel strongly about the person? Has the person made a difference in the world?
Does the person fascinate you? Does the person's life make a good story? Which person's life stands out as the best story? Biographical research is like detective work. Uncover fun facts about your subject!
To help you get started, we've provided you with a list of Research Resources. Visit the library to gather information about your subject. No detail is too small, no story too great!Famous People Lesson Activities. PRINT; EMAIL; Interactive lessons plans have taken another leap forward with the new, easy-to-use tools available in Notebook 10 collaborative learning software—the latest software update from SMART Technologies.
1 Focus on Biographies in 3rd Grade. by Natalie Phillips Day 1 Immersion In small groups, the students will read a biography together and.
Step 2: Choose three people from your list who seem like the best candidates for a biography. Step 3: Run a quick search on the Internet to see how much information you can easily find about your three candidates.
For people in the news and historical figures, visit r-bridal.com For celebrities and people of note, visit r-bridal.com For the wax museum, I first had my kids research a famous, yet imaginative person in history (this went along with our Open Court Unit and the unit project of Biography) The kids chose people like Claude Monet, Henry Ford, Duke Ellington and the like.
"Famous" people have fewer rights to their own stories. However, the line is fuzzy.
You can write about Brittany (or any celebrity) all you want and she can't stop you, but if . A Famous Person Writing Exercise C Now you write about a famous person.
Perhaps his most famous painting is Guernica which is about the horror of war. You can see it in the Queen Sofia gallery in Madrid. It is enormous! Picasso died in France at the age of 82 in