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98 resources with the keyterm biographies

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Jonas Salk: He Led the Battle Against Polio

For Students 6th - 10th
Do you know who Jonas Salk is? Print these pages and have your middle and high schoolers read his biography in Time magazine. The reading itself is short, and it is followed with a key date chart, three reading questions, two connection...
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Biography Bookmark: An Activity

For Students 3rd
To supplement a research project related to famous biographies, learners create informational bookmarks. They use desktop publishing to make biographical bookmarks about the famous person they researched during the project. They include...
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BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting lesson plan! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of...
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Bio-Poem

For Teachers 7th - 8th
What kinds of text structures do your middle schoolers see in your class? Identify three misconceptions they have about poetry with this lesson. Using the Internet, they gather information on a historical person of their choice. They use...
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Introducing Biographies - Getting to Know You

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners 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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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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Secondary: history Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Secondary young scholars use Kidblog to engage in a class discussion on biographies. They choose a historical figure to write about, conduct Internet research, and compose a biography on the person they chose. All of their notes,...
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Biography Bio-Cubes: Using Resources to Research Famous African-Americans

For Teachers 3rd
After being assigned a famous African American each student use books, the Internet, and Magazines to find out why that person is famous. They create a bio-cube, list resources, then engage in a "Line Dance" where they will move about...
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Social Studies: Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 5th
Wow! Contained within this PowerPoint is not just one great activity or lesson, but five. Each lesson relates to the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King and covers a different writing or research skill. Students will determine fact...
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French Biographies

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Take a glimpse into the French-speaking world with this reference page. Provided here are 274 mini-biographies for various Francophones. The lives of poets, playwrights, and teachers, among others, is detailed here, just simply click...
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Rank the Presidents

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers read brief biographies of United States presidents and explorers. Working in small groups, students discuss and compare which key characteristics make a good president.
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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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Biographical Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students particpate in discussion about biographies in order to become familiar with the term. They type their "Biography" using a word processing program and learn the cut/paste functions to transfer information from their document into...
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Biography and Autobiography

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore perspective through autobiographies and biographies. In writing skills lesson, students identify perspectives in the provided selections. Students also complete worksheets that require them to analyze autobiographies and...
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Authors on the Web: Information and Presentation Skills

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Help class members to identify key elements of biographies by analyzing the story, Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say. They use graphic organizers to sort reliable information they find while researching their favorite author online....
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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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Presenting Your Case

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write letter from historical figure's point of view using proper letter writing conventions, write about two props/artifacts that are representative of their subject's life, and use Internet resources to gather images to use in...
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I've Just Seen a Face: Portraits

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine portraits for different images they project, cite three purposes a portrait can serve, analyze portraits of historical figures, and relate biographical research to portraits.
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Portrait of a Friend

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Pupils complete a graphic organizer about themselves and write a short auto-biography. They share their work with a classmate and draw a portrait of a classmate be displayed in the classroom.
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Who Am I? - Brainstorming

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars brainstorm lists of places, events and relationships that define them. They search for clip art and pictures in magazines to illustrate the items on their list and create a graphic timeline of their lives.
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Writing a Personal Narrative

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners complete a variety of computer file pre-writing activities to help them prepare for writing a personal narrative. They focus on including a beginning, middle and end to their narrative. They make a class book.
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Honoring Neighborhood Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Read biographies and use the internet to research stories of courage.Young writers compare and contrast characteristics that societies value. They write reports about their family and community's heroes.
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Presidential Biography: Bicentennial Quarter

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A biography is a type of literary genre that everyone needs to be familiar with. Here, the class will read two different biographies of George Washington and discuss how they are similar and different, then decide weather they can glean...
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Great Revolutionaries! Part 2

For Teachers 5th
Knowing how to use educational software is very important. Students use the Inspiration software program to create a graphic organizer or timeline showing the events that occurred or where caused by a figure from the American Revolution....