Sunday, December 8, 2013
Great Biography Project Idea
Have you ever wondered about how the United States Postal Service gets ideas for new stamp designs? They actually take suggestions from regular citizens . . . like you! Using the USPS Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee as our authentic audience, I combined biography research, persuasive writing, and visual art to create my students’ favorite biography project yet. Read on for a ready-to-go three-step writing project that will also brighten up your bulletin boards.
Here is the link to the lesson: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/top-teaching/2013/02/get-inspired-biography-research-part-3-%E2%80%94-design-stamp