Movers & Shakers of the 20th Century


Movers and Shakers is a project designed to develop your research, reading and writing skills in English. In this project you will create various media and communicate your ideas in writing as well as orally.


  • Learn about a person who contributed positively in the 20th century.
  • Write a reserach paper which includes different writing tasks: an ID, an Interview, a Speech and a biographical article.
  • Read and write various genres of English.
  • Develop writing and editing skills in English.
  • Work collaboratively.
  • Learn how to assess your own work as well as your peers'. (Reflection and Review)
  • Present your topic orally in an interesting manner.

To view the

students' projects,

click on Phylis's Class and Tamar's Class.

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Assignment Worksheets.

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