Researching famous people and presenting information about a famous person

Challenge reference: 1909

Notional learning hours  20
Level E2
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Skill
Learning aim

Learners will work on a project about famous people, planning, researching and presenting information.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to identify why different people become famous.

  2. Research information about a famous person.

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Explain what ‘famous’ means and state three categories by which people might be famous (e.g. sports person, musician, politician, royalty, business person)
    • Give at least two examples of famous people from each of the three categories
    • Decide on a famous person to research and plan questions that they want to find answers to (e.g. place of birth, full name, date of birth, family history, favourite food etc)
    • State two information sources to research a famous person (e.g. Internet, book or magazine, word of mouth, documentary)
    • Research a famous person and make written notes on information they find out
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