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Western Hills Middle School Library: Hazard - Famous Italians


Research a famous Italian person to create a Google Slides presentation.  The presentation should contain 10 slides including the following information:

1. Name

2. Date of Birth

3. Place of Birth / Region

4. Accomplishments

5. Include any interesting facts

**Do not overload slides.  Remember to use brief phrases


Subscription Databases

Search for your topic in one of these databases.  See Mrs. Flynn for passwords when required.

Web Resources



AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner (Information Literacy Skills):

1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.

1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of Technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.                     

1.1.9 Collaborate with others to broaden and deepen understanding.       

1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats.

Common Core State Standards:

CC6-8WH/SS/S/TS7 - Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.9 - Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis reflection, and research.

CC.5.W.7 Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

CC.5.R.I.7 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.