Students delve deep into a historic figure and then bring that figure to life at a fantastic end of project soiree. After detailed research, students literally take on the role of their historical figure at a historical soiree. All the parts of the project are scaffolded in with student handouts and stages of research. From journal entries to costume design to analyzing the historical context, students explore what makes different figures from history become the person they become.Works with different periods of history, science and even literary figures. Great fun!This project is also available for the following specific content areas.- Civil Rights Movement- Renaissance, Reformation and Scientific Revolution- Climate Change Conference (Earth Day)- The Progressive Era and Gilded Age- The Age of EnlightenmentContent area specific guides include an annotated bibliography for over 30 figures for the subject.This detailed teacher’s guide includes:● How to use this resource teacher’s guide● Sample lists of historical figures including influential people of the 21st century● A complete timeline of how to use with any unit● Student handouts including: research template, historical context template, costume research guide, and guide for preparing for the party.● Writing References style guide● Complete list of journal entry prompts● A complete materials listThis purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at firstname.lastname@example.org. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.