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Research Project #1 – Due Friday October 18, 2013*
September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. There are many notable Hispanics and Hispanic Americans that have made significant contributions to society. The goals of this project is to research a notable Hispanic and Hispanic American and share your findings with your classmates, so that we can all learn more about those members of the global society whose language we are learning.

There are two parts to this project.
Part I
You will complete the opposite side of this page as follows
1. In Box 1 you will place a picture of the person you have researched. Underneath that box you will neatly print the full name of the person and why they are famous. For example if the full name is John Quincy Smith, and he is a Hip Hop Artist that won a Grammy and Tony award, you will write: John Quincy Smith – Hip Hop Artist- Grammy and Tony Award Winner.” (20 points)

2. In Box 2 you will place a picture of the flag of the country where the person is from. If the person was born in the USA, place the flag of country that makes him/her a Hispanic American. (NO AMERICAN FLAGS!) For example John Quincy Smith was born in New York, but his parents are from Costa Rica, you will place a picture of the Costa Rican flag in box 2. If his parents are from Costa Rica and Venezuela, you must use BOTH flags. Identify the flags on the space provided. (20 points)

3. Next to Box 2, where it is labeled “#3” you will give a brief description of what this person’s contribution to society was/is. For example, “Mr. Smith was the first blind Hip Hop artist to win a Grammy and then go on to star in the lead role of Phantom of the Opera and win a Tony award.” Writing, “He can sing Hip Hop and Broadway stuff too” is not acceptable. (20 points.)

Part II
You will introduce this person to the class on Friday, October 18, 2013.
Your presentation must answer all the following questions.
1. Where was he/she born? If in the US, where are his/her parents from? (10 points)
2. What was his/her childhood like? (10 points)
3. What education/training did this person receive/pursue? (10 points)
4. What was his/her most notable contribution to society that brought him/her fame and recognition? (10 points)

You will be graded on how you present your information to the class. (25 points)
Stand tall, speak clearly, KNOW your information. Your presentation should be 2-3 minutes long. I strongly recommend that you DO NOT read your notes during your presentation and practice your presentation before class.

If you have any questions, speak to me immediately.
*Projects turned in after the due date will lose 10 points for every day it is late.
** If you have “printer issues” you must see no later than Thursday Sept 17th. I will NOT accept emailed assignments.

Please note that this document is available on Edmodo if you would like to download it and insert pictures directly into the boxes and print it accordingly.

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#1 Antonio Banderas – Actor

#3 When Antonio Banderas was younger he
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wanted to be a soccer player but that soon
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ended when he broke his foot at age 14. He developed a passion for acting and began his
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studies at the School of Dramatic Art. He later
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was chosen as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world by People magazine and
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he won many awards for his films, including
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three ALMA awards and three Golden Globe
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nominations, among many other.

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#2 Spain

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