Fourth graders present a dramatic living biography of a famous person based on previous reading and research.
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Civil War Personalities Lesson Plan
Caring, trustworthiness, and responsibility—these are only a few character traits in focus of a lesson based on stories from the Civil War era. Class members explore several influential lives while reading biographies that highlight...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
My Famous Person Report
Here is a must-have, comprehensive resource of project guidelines for any teacher looking to assign a famous person report or biography project. It includes a fantastic list of suggested activities that learners can complete for their...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Famous Person Book Project
What a great adaptation of your traditional famous person project! After selecting and reading a biography of a famous person, pupils design a "book" that includes a doll/action figure printable of the famous person, written summary, and...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Learn more about a famous person in history and record this information on a biography format worksheet. After conducting research on a person of interest, biographers record information about their subject's name, birth and death dates,...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introducing Biographies - Getting to Know You
Young scholars 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...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Writing a Biography - Ask Someone to Tell Their Story
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.
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Events and Effects
Explore the plot structure in biographies. First, read the biography The Story of Jackie Robinson, Bravest Man in Baseball and identify specific events that possibly changed the life of Jackie Robinson. As you guide your listeners, they...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Analyzing Short Biographies to Discover Characteristics of Biographical Writing
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...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts