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Black History Month Project

Select one of the people on the following list and research that person. Then, write three paragraphs about the person you selected. In the first paragraph, introduce the person, tell where he/she is from, and give general background information about the person. In the second paragraph, explain the person’s largest accomplishment, and tell why the accomplishment is significant. In the third paragraph, tell me information about the person’s death, and how they were honored after death.

List of people you may choose from:

Edward Bouchet

Bessie Coleman

Oscar Micheaux

Matthew Alexander Henson

George Washington Carver

 Due Date: March 1, 2013


Citation Guides and Websites


Online Resources

Databases and Websites (No Wikipedia)

         Edward Bouchet Document 1           

         Edward Bouchet Document 2

         Bessie Coleman Document 1

         Bessie Coleman Document 2

         Oscar Micheaux Document 1

         Oscar Micheaux Document 2

         Matthew Alexander Henson Document 1

         Matthew Alexander Henson Document 2

         George Washington Carver Document 1

         George Washington Carver Document 2





Scoring Rubric

Bibliography  10 points 
Grammar and spelling 10 points 
Following instructions 10 points 
Library behavior/ effort 10 points 
Accuracy and depth of material 10 points

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