Interview of Your Female Role Model for Women’s History Month Part I: Interview a female ADULT that you consider a role model, or respect and look up to. (You can NOT interview a classmate or friend.)
You MUST ask the following questions in your interview (but you MAY choose other questions of your own to ask):
How old are you? Where were you born?
Where have you lived during your lifetime? How do you feel about living in Chicago?
What is the highest level of education you achieved?
Why do you think it is important to stay in school?
What is your job/career? What education or training did you need to attain to have that job/career?
What has been the best moment in your life? Why?
What has been the worst moment in your life? Why?
Have you ever met somebody famous? If so, who?
What did you like to do when you were a teenager?
Who did you look up to when you were a teenager? Why?
What advice would you give to teenagers today?
What do you think are the biggest challenges facing your community today? How do you think these problems can be solved?
What historical events do you most remember from when you were growing up?
What do you think it means to be an effective citizen?
What goals do you have for the future?
Do you plan on staying in Chicago for the rest of your life? Why or why not?
Part II: After conducting the interview, TYPE a five paragraph essay (double-spaced, size 12 font) using the questions as a guide. In the introduction, tell why you chose this person and give general information about them. In the conclusion discuss what you learned from this interview that you did not already know. Part III: Each student will give a three to five minute presentation to the class about their interview on the due date.
The Essay is worth 100 points and the presentation is also worth 100 points.