Select a book from the list of historical time periods. The book you choose can be a biography, narrative, non-fiction or historic-fiction but each book must obtain teacher approval. Then prepare a 5-6 page typed, 1.5 spaced, report according to the following guidelines
List author, title and date of publication
Write a brief summary of the book (1 page).
Analyze two of the main characters that are historical figures (2-3 paragraphs EACH)
Summarize the author's description of 2 key historical events or conflicts (2-3 paragraphs EACH).
Conclude by depicting ways in which the book increased your knowledge and understanding of the historical period covered (1/2 page).
You will give a 3-5 minute summary of the book to the class.
The topics selected are a guide of different time periods from 1500-1860. This is a guide you may also select any historically significant people, places or events that may have occurred during these periods.