Famous People

The Teacher's Corner Resources Biography Project
A project focused on having students research a Candadian Prime Minster.
Submitted by: Nancy Lefebure

The Teacher's Corner Resources Famous Person Report
A complete guide to writing reports. Also includes grading criteria.
Submitted by: Tmknight1@aol.com

The Teacher's Corner Resources Famous Travellers
A great project for class that includes a wide variety of travellers.
Submitted by: Carol

The Teacher's Corner Resources Letter Writing
An activity that will allow students to practice their writing skills, as well as learn more about historical figures. Write a letter to a famous person. (dead or alive) Have the students do interviews (questions to ask the famous person) after the students have done the research. Use the web site Biography for research. Students could the role play the interviewer and famous person parts in front of the class.
Submitted by: Susan Felten suefel@email-removed

Anne Frank - The Attic
The Anne Frank in the World: 1929-1945 Teacher's Guide provides educators with information on available resources to aid in teaching about Anne Frank and the Holocaust.
Submitted by: Sylvia TentKamper@email-removed

Just waiting to be found! This database puts over 20,000 of the greatest lives, past and present, at your fingertips. http://www.biography.com/people
Submitted by: Barbara Colvin/colvin@email-removed

Dear Mrs. Roosevelt - The Great Depression
"During the Great Depression, thousands of young people wrote to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt for help. They asked for clothing, money, and other forms of assistance. Robert Cohen of the University of Georgia tells us the story."
Submitted by: Sylvia

The home of Thomas Jefferson, contains resources for teachers about Jefferson and also descriptions of his personality written by his grandchildren.
Submitted by: Barbara Colvin/colvin@email-removed

The National First Ladies' Library
The first and only facility of its kind, this library will serve as a unique national resource for patrons from school children to serious scholars. http://www.firstladies.org/
Submitted by: Barbara Colvin/colvin@email-removed

U.S. Presidents
This is an index on the presidents of the U.S. and contains information and documents of their speeches, writings, biographies, and anything else related to their person or the office they are holding. http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/
Submitted by: Barbara Colvin/colvin@email-removed