Students examine the characteristics of a philanthropist. They develop a list of famous philanthropists, and write a bio-poem describing a philanthropist using a bio-poem template.
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Bio-Poems and U.S. History
Young scholars explore U.S. History by writing poems. For this United States leader biography lesson, students identify elements needed to create a good poem, and write a Bio-Poem about themselves. Young scholars utilize the same form to...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Hank Williams: Still Singing After All These Years
Students research the life and music of Hank Williams. They take a quiz on country music, watch a video about Hank Williams, research Williams' song lyrics, create a poster and write a bio poem about his life and work.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Character Traits of the Candidates
Pupils describe a perfect and "not so perfect" teacher, listing descriptive adjectives and discussing personality traits that are beneficial for different professions. In this character trait lesson plan, students write a Bio Poem about...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Volcanoes and Earthquakes: The Bible--Job
Students discover how creation shows the personality of God. In this volcanoes and earthquakes lesson, students read Job 38-41 and a passage from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Students draw a picture about something in...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
From Classroom to Courtroom: The Children of Supreme Court Justices
Students choose one of the Supreme Court justices and research their life as a child from birth to age 21. They identify a list of topics that related specifically to youth that this judge may have a vested interest in.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History