Black history month project



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CARDINAL HAYES HIGH SCHOOL

English 9/Language Arts 9

TEACHER: MS. SINGLETON
MIDWINTER BREAK ASSIGNMENT

BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROJECT


Welcome to Black History Month at Cardinal Hayes High School! During this month, our class will celebrate the accomplishments of many people of color.

Rubric Format


  • MLA Format (See Example)

  • Cover page (name, class, date, title)

  • Three pages of information

  • Completion of all questions attached

  • Typed Preferred (12 pts fonts)

  • Double Space

  • Handwritten (nicely written in cursive or standard writing)

  • Handwritten pages are usually longer (4 pages or more)

  • Report must be neat and clear

  • Appropriate grammar must be demonstrated (correct spelling, punctuation, paragraphing, formation of sentences)

  • Power point presentations must have a minimum of 8 slides.

  • Power point presentation must have a title, pictures, videos and music.

  • Power point presentation must have well written information about the person and their contribution.

  • Power point must be original and must be presented verbally.

  • Power point presentations are due Feb. 27th, 2018

  • Due date: February 27TH, 2018

(Failure to submit report on time will result in a poor grade. Exceptions will be granted based on emergency basis supported by a guardian or parent note)


MLA FORMAT: DOE 1

JOHN DOE


LANGUAGE ARTS 9

MS. SINGLETON



FEBRUARY 25, 2013

TASK: SELECT A PERSON OF COLOR OF YOUR CHOICE. YOUR SELECTION CAN BE A PERSON IN SPORTS, ENTERTAINMENT, EDUCATION, SCIENCE, MATH, TECHNOLOGY OR A FAMILY MEMBER.

  • Discuss why you selected this person or group.

  • Basic background information (date of birth, birthplace, education, childhood experience).

  • Detail the individual success; how did the person become successful.

  • What did the person accomplish in life or to society?


Black Historical Figures or People of Color (Suggestions)

Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., W.E.B. DuBois, A. Phillip Randolph,

Marcus Garvey, Matthew Henson, Nikki Giovanni, Lorraine Hansberry,

Alex Haley, Sharon Draper, , Tupac Shakur, James Baldwin, Kanye West, Johnny Cochran, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Al Sharpton,

Biggie Smalls, Jessie Jackson, Shirley Chisolm, Jesse Owens Derek Jeter, Reggie Jackson, Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays, Stanley “Tookie” Williams, Medgar Evers, Mahalia Jackson, Oprah Winfrey, Collin Powell, Frederick Douglass, Vivien Thomas, Denzel Washington, Willie Colon, Zora Neale Hurston, Whitney Houston, Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson, Dwayne Carter, Sean Carter, Sean P. Combs, Queen Latifah, Maya Angelou, Magic Johnson, Michael Jackson, Venus or Serena Williams, Pierre Touissant, Hussein Bolt, Dwayne Wade, Wilma Rudolph, Jackie Joyner, Dr. Benjamin Carson, Dr. Vivien Thomas, Gabrielle Union, Carmelo Anthony, Willie Amos, Mariah Carey, Halle Berry, Kobe Bryant, Cicley Tyson, Beyonce Knowles, Muhammad Ali, Jimmy Hendricks, Ernie Davis, Kevin Durant, Kevin Hart, Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Kyri e Irving, James Brown, Tony Dungy, Lebron James, Bill Cosby, Levar Burton, Reggie Bush, Michael Vick, Mighty Sparrow, Bob Marley, Wyclef John, Spike Lee, Mos Def, John Singleton, Lena Horne, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, Taraj P. Henson, Stephen Curry, Draymon Green, Louis Armstrong, Michael Jackson, Prince, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Dwayne Wade, Russell Westbrook


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