In order to fulfill your
United Nations mission, your team will gather information about
an author from another country. To do this you will:
- Visit the Internet sites
about children's authors.
- Interview your authors,
if possible, by email, chat, or snail mail.
- Find other teachers
on your campus who can provide you with information about foreign
- Visit the school or
public library to get the book you have chosen by that author.
- Read the book.
- Write a biography of
your author. Be sure to include a list of all books written by
- Create an artistic depiction
of a selection.
- Create a PowerPoint,
HyperStudio, or other multimedia presentation to share with your
- Keep a daily reflection
journal to describe your feelings, impressions, questions, and
comments as you research authors.