Researching real people who practice Christianity or key figures from Christian texts and mythology help students to gain greater insight into this fascinating religion. It helps students go beyond simply memorizing facts to acquire a more substantial view of Christianity and its followers. In this activity, students will create a biography poster for one person relating to Christianity. Teachers can assign students a specific person or they may give students a choice.
These posters can be printed out, laminated, and hung around the room as a visual reminder of notable people who practice Christianity. Students can also present their posters to their classmates, sharing their knowledge about their person, thus combining research, writing and public speaking skills into one powerful assignment.
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Objective: Research a famous Christian person past or present or a literary character that is related to Christianity. Create a poster that includes important details and engaging imagery.
Requirements: Person’s image, name, dates of birth/death, major accomplishments and images to enhance the poster.
Grade Level 6-8
Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)
Type of Assignment Individual
Type of Activity: BiographiesCommon Core Standards
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