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Please answer each question to the best of your knowledge.  Turn in your outline so that I may assist you in writing your report.

Biography Outline

Your Name: __________________________ID #___ 

Period: ________Due Date: ______________

 

Introductory Information

 

Who have you chosen to write about?

 
 
 
Where and when was this person born?

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Where and when did this person die?

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Why is this person famous?

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Why is this person worth knowing about?

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 Childhood and Upbringing

 Where did this person spend their childhood?

____________________________________________

 

What if any historical events took place during this time? And how did this influence their life?

______________________________________________

 

How did this person display an interest or talent for their future career?

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What school did he/she attend? What did they like/dislike about school?   

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What was their family life like? What did their parents do for work? Did they have siblings?

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Was their family supportive of their dreams? Why or Why not?

______________________________________

 

 

Adulthood

 

Were did this person go to college and what degree did they receive? If they did not attend college how did they get started in their field?

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What other kinds of training did they receive? What jobs did they have that influenced their career?   

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What was their first major discovery or accomplishment? And how did they achieve it?

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Did anyone person or life event influence their work at this time?

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What goals did this person set out to achieve? 

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How did they achieve their goals?
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What other major events occurred during this time in their life? (ex. Marriage, world event, etc).

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What did this person do to get recognized in their field?

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 List his/her major accomplishments: discoveries, inventions, publications (books), awards, or anything that made them famous:

 
 

Closing Information 

How did this person make a difference in the world?

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How would our lives be different if this person did not achieve their goals?

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Why should this person be remembered? What big lesson did they teach others?

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How has this person influenced your life?

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Would you like to be like this person? Why or Why not?

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