Analyzing Awesome Authors. 2010 Pre-AP Research Project. What are we doing?. You will be conducting an in-depth research project on an author of your choosing. You will study the author’s influences, motivations, and experiences. Your will produce two things: a written project
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2010 Pre-AP Research Project
Each student will assume the persona of the author studied. In the book talk you should:
Refer to previously written works
Include reasons why the work was written
Describe particular challenges the author faced while writing the book
Read a selection from the book and tell why it was important
Answer questions from the audience
Must be audio taped or videotaped
Each student will assume the persona of the author in a mock radio or television interview. The interviewer questions the author as though it were a contemporary talk show. The student being interviewed will provide the interviewer with the questions to be asked. The interview must be audio taped or videotaped. Following the show or as part of it, the audience should ask questions of the author.