Students study how to write a biography. They investigate a character from a play and read the play as a class. They write biographies of their characters from a play and peform the play for younger grades.
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"Who Was George Washington?" Reading Comprehension
Most everyone knows that George Washington was the First President of the United States. But there is more to find out in a biography about him and a worksheet that goes with it. With 1–3 questions per chapter, learners answer...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Who was Alexander The Great? How did Abraham Lincoln’s early life influence his political life? Learners select a historical figure to use for video biography. After developing research questions and collecting information, pupils search...
5th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Authors on the Web: Information and Presentation Skills
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....
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Juan Trippe - Pan American Airlines - Reading Comprehension
Who is Juan Trippe? Have your learners read this short, three-paragraph passage and answer the four questions that follow. You could use this as a short reading comprehension quiz, or you could use this to introduce a unit on biographies.
5th - 6th English Language Arts