Personal History Assignment
Purpose: To give students an opportunity to create their own personal histories using a number of sources. The project allows students the chance to be a historian and determine what will be remembered. The project also allows the class to get to know each other better.
Skills: At the end of this assignment students will be able to:
Assessment: Personal History Assignment (40 points)
See attached rubric for grading
Format: Students will create a 3-5 minute personal history presentation. The personal history will include at least 4 sources including 2 written sources. The following list corresponding with the multiple intelligences offers a few suggestions.
Life Story/ Autobiography
Soundtrack of your life
Self Composed Song- any style
Develop Chart/ Graph
History through pictures
Movies of your lifetime