"The life of Samuel Johnson." - James Boswell



  1. Read the Brief Biographies of James and Sam's lives and accomplishments. Jot down some notes.
  2. Read a Journal Article about a Q&A with Dr.Sam.
  3. Produce a couple questions that you would like to ask Samuel and answer these questions as he would.
  4. Watch a video about the actual " Life of Samuel Johnson" book.
  5. Create your own book cover of your own biography.
  6. Watch this video about Johnson's greatest accomplishment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDOGu0iNwYM
  7. If you want to watch this Documentary about James Boswell. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q200M9XB8lA
  8. Part 1. In your words state why friendship is essential for the growth of a person's character. How has some of your own friendships shaped you as a person?
    Part 2. Write down some traits down that you think makes a successful biographer.
    Part 3. List some of your accomplishments and think to yourself what things do you wish to accomplish in the future.

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