<ul><li>Explorers: Living Museum Assignment
Prepare a two-minute script describing in detail “interesting” facts about the person you chose or you were assigned.  Rem...
Create a costume that represents the type of clothing your famous person would have worn.
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  1. 1. <ul><li>Explorers: Living Museum Assignment
  2. 2. Prepare a two-minute script describing in detail “interesting” facts about the person you chose or you were assigned. Remember to write your script in the first person narrative… as if you were the character.
  3. 3. Create a costume that represents the type of clothing your famous person would have worn.
  4. 4. Bring a “prop” that symbolizes an important event in the person’s life.
  5. 5. Create a background display using supplies at your disposal.
  6. 6. Make a name plate that spells the person’s full name, correct birth date, place of birth, and when applicable date of death.
  7. 7. Memorize your monologue. Practice performing your monologue using feeling and emotion. Speak with expression and gestures as if you were the historical person doing the talking. Dress Rehearsal Due: 8th December
  8. 8. Make an invitation for family and friends giving the date, time and location of the Living Museum. (We will do this part in class.)
  9. 9. Written Report: Biography
  10. 10. Directions: The written report must be five paragraphs in length and include a bibliography containing two sources. Written Report Due: 27th November, 2008
  11. 11. The FIRST paragraph is the introduction and should include:
  12. 12. The person’s name
  13. 13. When and where the person was born
  14. 14. A brief family history</li></ul>The SECOND paragraph contains information about the person<s early life and/or early adult years This paragraph may include:<br /><ul><li>Information about the person’s childhood
  15. 15. Data prior to the person becoming famous
  16. 16. Interesting facts about growing up</li></ul>The Third paragraph describes the important/influential reasons(s) the person became famous and why they are significant.<br />The FOURTH paragraph explains why/how the person has affected history.<br /><ul><li>What contributions did he/she make to our world?
  17. 17. How did their actions/ contributions change or affect others
  18. 18. How would life/history be different if the person had never been born?
  19. 19. Are there any monuments, holidays, statues, etc. that honor this person?</li></ul>The FIFTH and final paragraph is the conclusion It describes:<br /><ul><li>Why did you chose to learn about this person?
  20. 20. What did you learned about the person that you didn’t already know?
  21. 21. Why did you found this person interesting (or not)?</li></ul>Time Line<br />A timeline showing the important events of the person’s life is required. The timeline must begin with the person’s birth date and end with his/her death. The timeline needs to contain 10 events and may include dates of historical ar significant events such as:<br /><ul><li>Marriage/Family
  22. 22. Contributions to Society
  23. 23. Problems of challenges faced
  24. 24. Education/Career
  25. 25. Battles/Championship
  26. 26. Speeches….</li></ul>Written Report Template<br />“Hi, I’m Juan Ponce de Leon. I was born on 1460 in Santervas, Spain.<br />I was born to a noble family, but they were very poor. So I chose military as a way to be successful. While I was working as a soldier, I heard about Christopher Columbus’s expedition. Inspired by this, I changed my job to explorer and joined Columbus’s second expedition.<br />After participating in Columbus’s second expedition, I didn’t return to Spain and settled in ‘Santo Domingo’ as a governor. However, I was deprived my position sent back to Spain due to the brutality to the neighbor island. <br />Supported by Spanish nobility, I was told to take the island of ‘Bimini’ in the Bahamas to search for riches and the fountain of youth. During this expedition, I discovered the Gulf Stream, which greatly helped to speed up sea travel in the Atlantic Ocean. This ocean has become very important for Spanish people to travel from Europe to America.<br />I was the first explorer who landed in Florida and named Florida. There is a statue of me located in St. Augustine, Florida, USA. And there is also a holiday to celebrate me, which is Pascua Florida Day on April 2, which is a legal holiday in Florida.<br />After I completed my expedition and on the way back to Spain, there had been a fight between explorers and Native American. I was killed during the fight by poison arrow.<br />When you think of me, remember as a person who discovered the Gulf stream and found the Florida.<br />Now I have time for two questions:<br />