2. Choose a Person of Interest
Choose someone you find interesting and want to know more about.
What kind of information are you going to include in your presentation?
3. Gather Resources
Here are some recommended sites:
4. Take Notes
The length of the different resources you find may vary so you need to skim and scan your resources for information, seeking out key words.
You can put your notes on the following note-taking graphic organizers. They will help you decide what you are looking for.
5. Put It All Together in a Fun Package
Organise your information in chronological order and use it to write a short report that can teach others about this person.
Below you can find some ideas on how you can make your final presentation.
For digital presentations here are some tools you can use to design your work online:
They work exactly like Microsoft Powerpoint. You can log in with a Gmail account.
Use this If you want to be like your teacher. You can log in with a Facebook or a Gmail account.
It offers more impressive presentations (you can log in using your Facebook account)
If you are feeling particularly confident with your computer skills you can try the Historical Figure Facebook presentation. You can make it as simple (or as complex) as as you like.
Historical Figure Facebook
It works with Microsoft Powerpoint and you can download a blank tempate and a sample here:
If you are a pen and paper person...
6. Present your project proudly
Remember that your presentation has to meet the following criteria: