Young scholars conduct research on a famous person and write biographical poems. They conduct Internet research, write a bio-poem, and write a bio-poem about themselves, comparing themselves to the famous person.
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George Washington Biopoem Activity
Honor George Washington on his birthday this year by writing a biopoem about the First President of the United States. The editable two-page document comes with a description on how to write a biopoem, as well as a worksheet template for...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Dark Is Rising: Biopoem
How well do your learners really know the characters in Susan Cooper's The Dark is Rising? A biopoem activity prompts readers to investigate the characters and their traits. Line by line, writers add the characters' relatives,...
5th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Shizuko’s Daughter: Biopoem
The characters in Shizuko's Daughter by Kyoko Mori are complex and vivid. Compare their characteristics with a biopoem, which prompts learners to complete a format with adjectives, relationships, and additional details that describe each...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tuck Everlasting: Bio-Poem
Learn about the characters of Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting with a character biopoem. Readers fill in a poem format to detail the character traits of Winnie, Jesse, Miles, and Mae, and share their finished poems with their peers.
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: Bio Poem
Get to know your learners on a deeper level or invite them to step into someone else's shoes by introducing them to a bio poem. With this type of poetry, scholars will answer questions such as self-description, hopes for the future, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Biopoem Strategy as Part of a Character Analysis for Of Mice and Men
Readers of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men will learn much “more than what (is) said to them” as they use the biopoem format and craft a poem about one of the major characters in Steinbeck’s tragic story of Geroge Milton and Lennie...
8th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable