Did you know Jesse James was a respected member in his community in his later life? How about Charles Darwin having 10 children — did you know that? Did you know that Isaac Newton was abandoned by his mother when he was 3? Students in Bureau Valley North 7A English class spent three weeks writing research papers on famous people from history. They checked biographies out of the library, researched websites, wrote notecards, made an outline from notecards, wrote a rough draft, and typed an MLA style research paper. Dressing up to look like their character added to the fun.