Second Grade Students Bring Historical Figures to Life with Incredible Person Biography Research Projects
Oakwood School 2nd grade students recently had an incredible time learning about influential people in history for their Incredible Person Biography Research projects. In this unique project, each student was tasked with bringing to life the character of an important historical figure. The students went above and beyond in their research, creating a portrait of their chosen person in art class and giving an oral presentation in the first person, dressed as their incredible person.
The incredible persons that were portrayed included some of the most iconic figures of all time, including Albert Einstein, Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, Walt Disney, Neil Armstrong, Jane Goodall, and Abraham Lincoln. Through their incredible projects, the students explored the lives and accomplishments of these remarkable individuals, learning about their contributions to science, civil rights, aviation, entertainment, space exploration, and more.
The students did a fantastic job bringing their incredible people to life, showcasing their research and creativity through their presentations and artwork. The second graders really got into character, bringing their incredible people to life with costumes, props, and even accents.
To celebrate the completion of the project, the students and their teachers enjoyed an afternoon tea together. This was a fun and festive way to wrap up the project, and to reflect on all the hard work and learning that had taken place.
The Incredible Person Biography Research project was a fantastic way for the Oakwood School second graders to learn about important historical figures, and to develop important skills such as research, public speaking, and creativity. The students are sure to carry the lessons they learned from this project with them for many years to come.