Student Challenge #1 asks, “If you could meet 10 people, alive or dead, who would they be? Make a list of the people and include one question you would ask them in an interview. You cannot repeat the same question.”
These are the ten people that I would like to ask:
George Washington = When did you feel that you wanted independence?
Martin Luther King Jr. = When did you first think about equal rights?
Albert Einstein = Why did you quit school to become a scientist?
William Shakespeare = What inspired you to become a poet?
Isaac Newton = How did you figure out the rules of motion when no one else could?
Abraham Lincoln = What goaded you to free the enslaved?
Christopher Columbus = When you first explored America, what did you do first?
Ben Franklin = When you experimented with lighting, did you have any safety precautions?
Thomas Jefferson = How did you feel when you wrote The Declaration of Independence?
Harriet Tubman = What would you have done if someone caught you while you were leading others to the next stop?
Would you pick these people and why?
Who would you pick?