FAMOUS FACES PROJECTS
Students in my Algebra II classes are required to submit math history projects about their assigned "famous face." Following is the activity list from which they can choose their project(s). Thanks to Joel Albright for the activity list suggestions.
Famous Faces Activity List
Write a poem: 25 100 pts
Create a business card: 15 pts
Write a true amusing anecdote: 20 pts
Share it with the class: 10 pts
Write a creative short story based loosely on events and accomplishments you've experienced: 15 40 pts
Create a poster: 25 75 pts
Write a short biography: 15 25 pts
Have someone interview you on video: 30 100 pts The more creative (accent, costume, etc) and well researched/rehearsed, the more points.
Do a skit (historical, humorous): 50 100 pts
Explain a concept you've discovered to the class: 30 75 pts
Freelance if you have an idea for a project/activity, let me know and we'll decide if it is acceptable 15 100 pts
Internet Search 10 pts
Create a Website 100 pts. Must include at least one graphic, 2 links to related sites, and something you've created (digitized poster, poem, etc)
Points for each project are awarded according to creativity, historical content and accuracy, investment of time and effort, neatness, etc. Please submit to me any sources used in your research upon completion. All projects must demonstrate a knowledge of your character's accomplishments and experiences. Any written projects are to be word processed and ready for publication. Have fun, be creative and feel free to see me if you have any questions.