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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Famous American Biographies
Can you guess who these people are?
We have been learning about text structures and text features in Studio 214 and this week we began research on a famous American. Students could choose a person to research and we have used print and non-print resources. We gathered our information and then wrote rough drafts of a biography. Today we have published our biographies after we conferenced yesterday and we are creating posters of our famous Americans. For their posters, we took a headshot of each student for the head of their famous American. (We borrowed the idea from another school and I thought it was too cool!) Students are including text features on their posters using pictures, captions, timelines, diagrams, and titles, to name a few of the features. This has been a fun project and students have learned so much!