television shows and radio programs often do stories known as
"profiles". The stories take an in-depth
look at the life of one person.
It could be a news maker,
a person who has a high profile in their community or their country,
or someone who's known throughout the world. Or it could be someone
who's relatively unknown but who has an interesting life and
story to share.
Invite your students
to research and write a profile of a person that inspires them.
They can choose a person from the world of sports, entertainment,
politics, science, technology, business, health, community activism,
education, the military, the fine arts or any other field that
Encourage them to use
the resources that exist on the Web and in printed form in the
library. Or they can try someone close to home and do a personal
interview with a local sports figure, politician or artist.
are some guidelines your students can use: