Guidelines for Black History Month Poster- January
You have selected a famous American to research in
recognition of Black History Month. Your task is to create a poster that will
inform your classmates about your subject. Your poster will be scored as a
homework assignment. Use the following guidelines when creating your poster:
- Write the
person’s name in bold letters at the top of the poster. Your name should
be written beneath theirs.
- At least one
picture must be on the poster. More may be added.
- A written essay
must be attached to the poster. The essay should have 3 short paragraphs.
- Paragraph 1
should include biographical information such as when he/she was born,
family information, education, and any other background information you
- Paragraph 2 should tell all about the
reasons he/she is famous. Tell what he/she accomplished and name any
achievements or awards received.
- Paragraph 3
should tell why you admire this person. Tell what you learned from this
research that may be applied to your own life.
- Decorate the
rest of the poster with words, phrases, and pictures to catch your
- All writing may
be either hand written or typed.