Biographical Sketch. Due: _________
At least 650 words. At least 5+ paragraphs:
Introduction: Setting. Description of scene/setting. How it was set up.
Why you chose this person. Relationship to this person.
Description of person. Show, don't tell.
Voice and choice of words. Delivery.
Personality. (Bitter? Enthusiastic? Happy? Lost in memories? Crabby?
Questions you asked, followed by answers and follow up.
You may summarize their answers, but please include at least three good
quotes (word for word, as close as you can get) that use the person's actual
Conclusion: Discuss what you learned, most surprising info, most interesting,
change in attitude, etc.
Come up with a creative title that sums up the interview.
- Please print it and then post it on your blog.
Extra Credit: pics.
Rubric for Biographical Sketch.
___/20: Introduction: Scene setting, interview set-up, etc.
___/20: Personal Description: Physical, personality, etc.
___/20: Depth/Quality of questions/Followups.
___/10. Following Directions