Focus Questions:

Who Was (insert name)?: (1 paragraph)

  1. What makes this person special or interesting?
  2. What kind of effect did he or she have on the world? other people?

What Has (insert name) Done?: (2-3 paragraphs)

  1. What are the adjectives you would most use to describe the person?
  2. What examples from their life illustrate those qualities?
  3. What events shaped or changed this person's life?
  4. Did he or she overcome obstacles? Take risks? Get lucky?

Why Should (insert name) Be Remembered?: (1 paragraph)

  1. Would the world be better or worse if this person hadn't lived? How and why?
  2. What can we learn from this person's example?

Focus Questions: Current Event (Costa Mesa Police and Illegal Immigration)

The (give a title to your event): (1 paragraph)

  1. Summarize your event.
  2. Who does it affect?
  3. Where is it occurring?
  4. When did it begin?

The Problem: (1 paragraph explaining how this event is an example of intolerance, prejudice, or socail injustice)

Solutions: (1 paragraph explaining how we can help)

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