MRS. HOOVER’S RD 3 GRADE BIOGRAPHY PROJECT Famous Hispanic People from Around the World The Project This week we are going to work on an important project that has RESEARCH, WRITING, and DRAWING – something for everyone! You will use the websites I’m about to show you and the project sheet to guide your project The goal is to learn about famous Hispanics, practice your technology skills, write a biography, and HAVE FUN! First Steps Open Internet Explorer (double-click on the blue “e” icon) First Steps Point your arrow to “Schools” until a list appears. Click on Castleberry Elementary. First Steps Point your arrow to “Staff Directory” until a list appears. Point your arrow to “3rd Grade” until a list appears. Click on Jennifer Hoover. First Steps Look on the left side of the screen. Click on “Biography Project”. Second Steps Click on the link “Biography Project” to download the project sheet. Second Steps When this box pops up, click open. Second Steps This document will be used to record all your research. Make sure to save it to your user folder! Third Steps Now, go back to Mrs. Hoover’s webpage – Biography Project. Third Steps Use these links to find a famous person and start your research. Third Steps Make sure to use the websites provided to find important facts about your famous person. Make sure to record all your information on your project sheet. Fourth Steps After your two days of research and after filling out your project sheet, you will need go back to Mrs. Hoover’s webpage – Biography Project. Fourth Steps Click on the link “Biography Project Report”, open, and save it to your user folder. Fourth Steps Here is where you will type in your biography. Use your project sheet to include all the important facts. Write your name here Write the name of your famous person here Write down the name of the website you used to find all your information. Write the total number of words in your biography. This is what you will be graded with Fourth Steps To find the total number of words in your biography, click on the box around your biography. Click on “Review” and click on “Word Count” Fourth Steps A box will pop that will show you the number of words – you need at least 100 but you can write more! Final Steps After you have finished typing your biography, let the teacher know so you can print it out. You will then start drawing a picture of your famous person. Once your picture is done, glue it to the back of your biography and turn it in. I hope you enjoy this project!