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Historical/Inspirational Person Project

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2010
World War II
Historical/Inspirational Person Project
STEP 1: Choose a historical and/or Inspirational Person
1. This person can be alive or deceased.
2. Make sure the teacher approves your person.
3. Be sure that your project has school appropriate wording and content.

Project Requirements
1. You must write 30 sentences about your historical/inspirational person. This does not include quotes.
2. You must use three credible sources.
3. Include a Works Cited Page with the information for all of your sources in MLA format .
4. Sources include pictures, text, web addresses, books, and authors.
5. Your Works Cited page should be in MLA format.
6. You may choose to keep your web addresses at the bottom of each slide in Prezi, or organized in a Microsoft Word Document.
7. You will present this information to the class. (3 minute presentation)
8. 5-8 quotes should be cited within your research.
9. One slide should answer the following questions: Why is this person inspirational to you? What new information did you learn about this person?
10. Use sentence variety.
Anne Frank
Credible Sources
CREDIBLE SOURCES- sources where you can obtain reliable information about a topic. These sources may include a book, website, person, documentary, video, speech, newspaper, or interview.
WORKS CITED
Image Source:http://weneedfun.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Anne-Frank-Quotes-1.jpg
Anne Frank is known for her diary which was written during World War II, while hiding from the Nazi regime, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is an inspirational and unique account written from the perspective of a young girl in hiding. Anne's diary is the legacy of a youth enduring inescapable circumstances, yet her words continue to influence and motivate generations of people (Frank).
"How wonderful it is ...."(Frank 2015).
Tiny Url: http://tinyurl.com/Inspirationalperson
Google and Internet Explorer are web browsers and search engines, they are the means in which you search for sources. IS EVERYTHING ON THE INTERNET TRUE?


NO!
List of credible websites may include endings such as .org; .edu ; .gov
Credible Sources Lists
www. britannica.com

www.biography.com

www.history.com


Works Cited resource
http://www.citationmachine.net/mla/cite-a-website
How to add a picture?
How to cite web addresses?
How to copy and paste?

Image Source:https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/d5/f8/6f/d5f86f12a82d89078fd65655089e2c04.jpg
Image Source:http://imgix.scout.com/133/1331677.jpg
1. 30 sentences in your own words.
2. Include 5-8 quotes. The quotes do not count as sentences.
3. 3 credible sources.
4. Works Cited Page MLA format
5. Copy and paste the links (full web addresses of your sources.)
6. 3 minute presentation
7. One Slide should answer these questions:
Why is this person inspirational to you? What new information did you learn about this person?
8. Use sentence variety.
plagiarism
[pley-juh-riz-uh m, -jee-uh-riz-]
Spell Syllables
Examples Word Origin
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
1.
an act or instance of
using or closely imitating
the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author's work as one's own, as by not crediting the original author:
It is said that he plagiarized Thoreau's plagiarism of a line written by Montaigne.
Synonyms: appropriation, infringement, piracy, counterfeiting; theft, borrowing, cribbing, passing off.
2.
a piece of writing or other work reflecting such unauthorized use or imitation:
“These two manuscripts are clearly plagiarisms,” the editor said, tossing them angrily on the floor.
Source: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/plagiarism
http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/TM/curr390_guide.shtml
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