GO TO....Nevada State Content Area Standards ~ Technology and Language Arts
GO TO....Grading Criteria
Write an autobiography, beginning the topic of each page with a different letter of the alphabet.
The final project (your book) will have 26 pages one for each letter.
Each page will have a well written short essay and visual effect of the topic (pictures, drawings, photo's, etc.).
All written work must be proofread and the final copy must be written in ink or typed.
The cover of your book will be of construction paper, decorated, and laminated. The book will be bound.
You may include an Index page, as page 1.
Class-time will be provided to complete the project, although you are encouraged to also work on this project at home.
If you are absent, you will be responsible for making up missed time on the project as homework. Project due date will remain the same.
This project will be worth 300 points, please see grading criteria.
Do the following Assignment and Use the Information as the Introductory Page of your Autobiography
1. Print out the student answer sheet at this link, and then have fun doing the research!
(Student Answer sheet) http://students.ed.uiuc.edu/ejohnsn2/studentsheet.html
2. Follow the link below to find out more interesting stuff about your birthday!
"The Day I Was Born Student Instructions"
(Research Information) http://students.ed.uiuc.edu/ejohnsn2/projsheet.html
Acknowledgements for use of "The Day I was Born" WebSite given to Elise Johnson, Passow Elementary School.
Developed by: Marian Nelson, Feb. 2003, PCSD
This site was created and intended for educational use only. Last update Feb. 18, 2004.