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Biography Project: Research and Class Presentation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
I Have A Dream ... that after the lesson, all individuals master the reading, writing, researching, listening, and speaking skills the biography project helps them develop. Martin Luther King, Jr. serves as a topic example for a model...
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Biography Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 8th
Gathering information about a person is the easy part. Crafting an interesting biography is another thing altogether. The value in this information-collecting worksheet is that writers are asked to move beyond the usual basic questions.
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For Teachers 4th - 10th
Transform a written biography into a video biography! Introduce your learners to the biography format by reading them a few examples (some suggestions are included). Then discuss the factors that make a good biography. What information...
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Introducing Biographies - Getting to Know You

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore several different types of biographies to determine their area of interest, choose one notable person they would like to explore, complete online tutorial on biographies, and use written and Internet resources to...
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Pizza Biography

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
A biography writing lesson with a tasty twist! Kids create a "visual biography" in which each pizza slice represents a paragraph, and toppings represent supporting details. They learn research techniques, note-taking skills, and how to...
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Biographies: Reading Strategies and Sequencing

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Middle schoolers study the text structure of a biography with this worksheet. They practice comprehension strategies through reading breaks and discussion, and apply comprehension in group work. Use this lesson to compare and contrast...
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Writing a Biography - Ask Someone to Tell Their Story

For Teachers 1st - 5th
In this biography lesson, youngsters discuss biographies and watch videos about biographies. They write interview questions and interview their grandparents. Students write the biographies and complete the related worksheet.
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What is a Biography?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Investigate biographies with your class. Compare autobiographies and biographies of Martin Luther King, Jr. as an example. Learners explore the factual components that make up a biography and locate several biographies of notable...
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Biography Newsletters

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Have your pupils just finished reading biographies? Extend their study by having them craft a biography newsletter about the subject of their biography.  Using a word processor, they create, revise and edit their report, and add graphics...
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Beanie Baby Biographies

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners write a biography for their favorite Beanie Babies and then share their biography out loud. A simple, yet effective idea! Everyone loves their Beanie Baby!
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Analyzing Short Biographies to Discover Characteristics of Biographical Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students read short biographies on Abraham Lincoln from various artists. Using the texts, they identify the subject of the biography and discuss whether or not illustrations contribute to a biography. They research specific information...
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Heraldry and Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help learners discover more about their backgrounds. This family history activity includes links to sites about heraldry and family names. Begin by sharing your family history with the class and then allow high schoolers to do some...
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Hispanic Biographies in References

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Compare and contrast with a Venn Diagram. Learners write a report, make an outline, oral presentation, and create a poster board with specific references of their person selected for their biography. 
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What's in a Biography?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Reinforce research skills, close reading, teamwork, and biographical writing skills with one collaborative lesson. Groups create slide shows detailing the elements of a biography through a presentation on a famous American person. Based...
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Introducing Biographies-Getting to Know You

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study biographies as a nonfiction genre while examining a variety of examples. Next, they access and complete an online tutorial about biographies. They choose one person that interests them to conduct further research using a...
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Introduction to Biographies

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the genre of biographies. In this biographies lesson, 4th graders gain knowledge of the importance of biographies and what information they give us. Students brainstorm historical figures they want to know more...
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Using Biographies for Sequencing, Main Idea and Details

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Amelia Earhart is the focus of a lesson that challenges scholars to determine the main idea and details of biographical texts. Small groups read a biography, respond to several questions, and put events in sequential order to create a...
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Alicia Keys, Songs in A Minor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Need a musical lesson for your drama or performing arts class? VH1 has put together a really neat lesson, in which learners use biographical information about Alicia Keys to write and perform a one-act musical related to her life. This...
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For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students read a biography and discuss what defines a biography. Students choose a biography of their own interest to read and write a report about one of the people in the biography. Reports are shared with classmates.
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English and Literacy: Nelson Mandela - Lesson Plan 1: Biography and Autobiography Information Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners examine the biography of Nelson Mandela. In this biography of Nelson Mandela lesson, students review the characteristics of biographies and autobiographies. They listen and respond to a reading of Mary Benson's, A Desire to...
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Peacemaker Biographies

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students examine the lives of people who stood up for their beliefs. In this biography activity, students research the lives of people such as Gandi, Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and Robert Kennedy. Students use a graphic organizer to...
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Amelia Earhart: A Biography

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the accomplishments of Amelia Earhart. They read and discuss a biography of Amelia Earhart, complete a Venn diagram, and conduct an interview with a classmate and write and publish a biography of their classmate.
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Biography Report- Learning Microsoft Word

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students learn how to use Microsoft Word. For this biography lesson, students participate in mini-lessons on key features of Microsoft Word and then use it to write a multi-part biography report.
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Biography Research Project

For Teachers 3rd
Students read a biography, then research the person on the Internet.