STEP 1: Watch these TED Talks videos at least two times and make notes:
GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Dr. Angela Lee Ducksworth https://youtu.be/H14bBuluwB8 https://youtu.be/nz6YdiYfeDY
STEP 2: Select a historical figure from the list on Page 3 and research their biography (life story) using credible sources. (Bill Gate is the historical figure I want you to use).
STEP 3: Write a 3 to 4 page Analytical Synopsis Essay with the following:
An introductory paragraph. A paragraph that defines GRIT and explains the main characteristics of GRIT using information from the videos watched in Step 1. Several paragraphs summarizing the biography (life story) of the historical figure you selected and researched in Step 2. These paragraphs must have specific examples of how and when that person demonstrated GRIT: Passion and Perseverance. A paragraph explaining why you selected that historical figure for this Analytical Synopsis Essay. o This paragraph must discuss how your life experiences are similar and/or different to life story of the historical figure you selected. A paragraph explaining some life lessons that you learned from the biography of that particular historical figure and how you can use that information to facilitate your success.
A concluding paragraph.