Theme 1 Project: Remarkable Achievements

Objective: To identify the accomplishments and contributions of notable individuals in history

Objective: To analyze the characteristics and motivations that enable people to achieve extraordinary goals

RESEARCH QUESTION: WHAT ARE THE CHARACTERISTICS AND MOTIVATIONS OF PEOPLE WHO OVERCOME CHALLENGES TO ACCOMPLISH GREAT THINGS?

BACKGROUND:Remarkable people are diverse. Individuals who have achieved great things have emerged from a variety of cultures and backgrounds.Remarkable people have things in common. Despite their differences,people who have made contributions to American society share characteristics and traits.

Step 1 Select a remarkable individual from the suggested websites.

Martin Luther
Francisco de Coronado

Ansel Adams
Phyllis Wheatley

Step 2 Research your person and fill in the outline about the remarkable person you have chosen. I will provide you with a paper copy.(Graphic organizer contains Background information,accomplishments, motivation and characteristics,quotation)


Step 3 Write a well-organized paragraph on the remarkable person you have chosen. Be sure to write a rough draft,revise,edit and then publish your final paragraph on your page.