Research Activity- Most Influential People

Research people who have changed society for better or for worse. Choose one of these people and based on further research create a product that examines the influence they have had.

Potential choices include:
Your research product can take many forms, but must meet the following criteria:
  • Must contain a bibliography or Works Cited.
  • Must be professional in appearance.
  • Must be thorough in terms of research.
  • Sources must be valid and credible.
The product will be evaluated using the Cecil County Informative Rubric.

Presentation Formats:

  • 3-5 page research paper, typed and double-spaced.
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Prezi presentation
  • Poster
  • Speech
  • Any Other Approved Format


Suggested Organization

  1. Introduction- Answer the question, "Why is your research subject influential?"
  2. Early Life- A brief childhood biography
  3. Education- How did he or she become educated, either in school, in his or her career, or both?
  4. Influences- How did he or she become successful? What influenced him or her?
  5. Conclusion- A summary of your project/paper.