Polka Dot Lesson Plans: Social Studies Menu - will need to adapt and clarify for students...but I really do like the idea of letting them choose how they want to present their project. Especially in social studies content.
Teach students how to persevere. In this lesson, students work cooperatively with their peers and teacher to solve a problem: What is grit? How can we teach character traits like grit? The lesson starts with vocabulary instruction (grit, stamina, perseverance) that students will use throughout the lesson.