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Famous Hispanics Hall of Fame

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Subject:Arts & Humanities,
Ed. Technology
Grade:3-5, 6-8

Brief Description
Students write biographies of famous Hispanics.

Objectives

Students demonstrate abilities to use various sources to research information. Students demonstrate abilities to write short biographies.

Keywords

Hispanic, fame, wall, history, biography, Internet

Materials Needed

computers with Internet access or library sources, paper, pens, markers or crayons.

Lesson Plan

  • Have students use library sources or the Internet to research information about people of Hispanic heritage who have made achievements and contributions in various areas. A site to start with is Famous Hispanics in the World and History.
  • Have each student draw an illustration of the person in his or her biography. Post the biographies on a classroom or hall wall.

Assessment

Evaluate students' biographies.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Submitted by Lois Lewis

National Standards

Language Arts
NL-ENG.K-12.1
NL-ENG.K-12.2
NL-ENG.K-12.3
NL-ENG.K-12.6
NL-ENG.K-12.8
NL-ENG.K-12.9

Originally published 09/25/2000
Links last updated 09/12/2007