This activity is perfect for a journalism course. Students will be researching the life and journalistic contributions of a famous journalist and share the findings with the class through a PowerPoint presentation. This project would work well as a introduction to the course or as a midterm / final exam. A lesson overview is included with objectives, materials needed, and a detailed facilitator's guide for lesson planning purposes. The activity includes a long list of famous journalists for student sign-ups, a project overview, and a detailed rubric.
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