My students need biographies of inspirational world leaders whom they will become for an evening performance for the community.
This project expired on August 1, 2018.
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I live in a smaller agricultural (apples) community. I work at a school with quite a few migrant students. Our school believes in challenging our students with creative and outside the box challenges. We offer realistic hands- on learning and authentic audiences. Ours learn to be proud of all that they do. We have almost 50% free and reduced lunch students. My school is a wonderful place to work and a great place to help kids dream big. We help them invision who they want to become.
Night of the Notables is an multifaceted project. Students choose an eminent, positive world-changer. First students read about their life (biography). Then the students write about this Notables person and finally they become that person for a performance for their parents and our community. One important aspect of this project is that students reflect a ton on their own lives and they determine who they want to become and how they want to make a difference in our world. Each notable person that is studied has had to overcome challenges a persevere to do that with changes our world. We try build into our students a growth mindset and an overcomer attitude. This project is one of the many ways we try to instill in our students that we all have a part in making this world a great place to live.
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