Carolyn Bankston’s eighth-grade gifted students at North Corbin Junior High School in Walker recently completed a nonfiction unit in reading on biographies. Each student selected a person as their biography subject, designed a powerpoint presentation about the person and constructed a look-alike of the person, using a water bottle.
This project presented the student with experiences in creating an outline, split-page notetaking, writing a bibliography and writing a research report.
The biography bottle people are on display in the school library.
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