Individuals Who Stood Up to Power: A Biography Study

Essential Questions:
What is courage?
What is leadership?
Where, how, and why are the causes advocated by these leaders being advanced today?


Assignment Information:


Complete Assignment


Biography Subject List


Assignment Rubric


Parent Information:


Wiki instructions:


Voicethread instructions




Key Due Dates:


April 29 - First signed parent form due
May 13 - All research wiki content due
May 20 - Second signed parent form due; PowerPoint and presentation script due
May 27 - FINAL DUE DATE: Voicethread due

Models:

Mr. Feeley's model research wiki: http://powerbiotutu.wikispaces.com/

Mr. Feeley's model voicethread: Click here.





Recommended/Approved Resources


Internet Public Library http://www.ipl.org/

ABC-CLIO
ABC-CLIO American History http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com
ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era http://worldhistory.abc-clio.com

Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition K-12 http://school.eb.com/

Gale Databases http://www.accessmyschool.com/cps/
  • Gale Subjects in Context - citations provided; listening feature
  • DISCovering Collection - citations provided; Spanish translation available
  • Student Resource Center Junior
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

Newsbank http://www.infoweb.newsbank.com
The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers - all in one easy-to-search database.

Public Broadcasting System http://www.pbs.org/

Safari Montage: Visual Learning Service on Demand http://cpsondemandk8.cps.k12.il.us/SAFARI/montage/login.php
  • Select Inter-American Magnet School
  • Sign in using your First Class username and password

Biography.com http://www.biography.com

Google.com http://www.google.com/
  • Narrow your searches by using Timeline or Wonder Wheel features (under "More Search Tools") or the Advanced Search option



Tools:


Wikispaces.com http://www.wikispaces.com

Voicethread.com http://voicethread.com/

Citation Machine http://citationmachine.net/

Website Evaluation: Who? What? When? Where? Why?
Website Evaluation Checklist: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/EvalForm_General_Barker.pdf
Website Evaluation Checklist PDF Version:


Library Group (M, T, Th, F in library, W in gym class)


1. Alejandro & Luis
W.E.B. Du Bois
http://iamsbio1.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.



2. Benjamin & Edgar
Frederick Douglass
http://iamsbio.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.



3. Grecia & Rodrigo
Nelson Mandela
http://iamsbio3.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread, Click here.



4. Tatiana & Cameron
Rigoberta Menchú
http://iamsbio4.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.



5. Christian & Antonio
Howard Zinn
http://iamsbio100.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.

6. Santos & Andre
Muhammad Ali
http://wikibio6.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.



7. Danielle & Noel
Sojournor Truth
http://iamsbio7.wikispaces.com/
Voicethred. Click here.


8. Larissa & Elizabeth
Eleanor Roosevelt
http://iamsbio8.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.


9. Christopher & Michael
Miguel Hidalgo
http://iamsbio9.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.


10. Lucas & Jannet
Mahatma Gandhi
http://iamsbio10.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.

11. Karina & Alejandra
Molly Ivins
http://iamsbio11.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.



Computer Group (M, T, W, F in computer lab; Th in gym class)

1. Eric & Karina
Susan B. Anthony
http://iamsbio1a.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.


2. Celeste & Erick
Cesar Chavez
http://iamsbio2a.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.


3. Alejandro & Nicky
Hellen Keller
http://iamsbio3a.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.


4. Cathy & Diana
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
http://iamsbio4a.wikispaces.com/

5. Ashley & Wiljalisha
Jane Addams
http://iamsbio5a.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.


6. Autumn & Simone
Mahatma Gandhi
http://iamsbio6a.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.


7. Esteban & Alberto
David Suzuki
http://iamsbio7a.wikispaces.com/

8. Irvin & Jacqueline
Ida B. Wells
http://iamsbio8a.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.


9. Samantha & Olga
Howard Zinn
http://iamsbio9a.wikispaces.com/

10. Alex & Martina
Studs Terkel
http://iamsbio10a.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.


11. Ana & Isabella
Dorothea Lange
http://iamsbio11a.wikispaces.com/
Voicethread. Click here.


12. Eduardo & Kelly
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones
http://iamsbio12a.wikispaces.com/