This interview form is created for students to interview a classroom buddy. It has a variety of questions, and even give students the opportunity to write their own questions that they may want to ask.
The interview form could then be used to help with writing biographies or to give the class a
Bud, Not Buddy, Body Biography Project Bundle, For Print and Digital is filled with all you need to teach and promote the amazing characters from the timeless and relevant novel. Your students will find plenty of opportunities for creativity. For the first time, you'll experience the unique approach
Students ABSOLUTELY LOVE this project!
Want to motivate your students to read a new genre AND practice their speaking skills?
This project requires students to read a "just-right" biography, compose a speech highlighting what s/he has learned, and pull it all together with the MOST ADORABLE rendit
Studying biographies in your class? This is the book report for you! This book report guides students in researching a famous person of choice while getting creative and hands-on. With project extension options, this project can last 1 week to 1 month! It can be done in-class, as homework, or as
Use this writing project to help introduce your students to Biographies! My students loved reading biographies of other people-- so why not write their own about one of their peers? Perfect for a beginning of the year project, but I used it much later in the year and instead paired students up with
Biography Buddies is a quick review lesson to reinforce students’ knowledge of biographies. After students have learned about the elements of a biography and listened to examples of quality biographies, this lesson can be used to give them an opportunity to apply what they know. The lesson include
This is a Bottle Buddy Book Report. The student's choose an important person in history and read a book about that important person on their instructional level. After reading the book they then use a graphic organizer to collect important facts about that person. They then pick one important eve
This file contains a informative parent letter describing the project; along with an easy to use rubric. Students will be researching a famous person who has contributed to society in a positive manner, using MLA format bibliography, and presenting their research as a if they were that person. Dire
I love to do creative projects with my kids! This year I tried a bottle buddy project and they turned out GREAT! I gave my students 3 weeks to complete this project. I hope your students enjoy this as much as mine did.
Following the directions provided, students will decorate a bottle buddy, writ
Here is a direction sheet for an AWESOME social studies project! My kiddos absolutely love this project. Each student researches a famous African American in history. Part of their report is to create a bottle buddy of that person. I provide some materials, but this portion of the project is complet
This is a companion to my best-selling Parent Biography project! Students interview each other and create a final product online or on paper to introduce each other to the class in the Fall. Product includes instructions and 13 questions for buddies to ask and answer. Great first writing piece for
This product is meant to be used as a biography project. It can also be used as a back to school community building activity. Students work with a partner to interview them and record notes about their lives. Then they complete the brochure. The panels can be glued on to construction paper for the f
Buddy Holly is one of the people from the Biographies of Famous Americans Series. For each person included in the series there is a 2-4 page biography article followed by 10 questions incorporating various reading skills. The reading skills are listed along with the answers in the answer key that is
This product is PERFECT for an introduction to writing biographies! Students experience interviewing and taking notes using a simple organizer. My class had SO MUCH FUN with this activity! You could pair it with a study of Presidents, Famous Americans, leaders, etc.
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Just for fun! This video discusses the biography of music artist Buddy Holly. Link to downloadable version of the video is now in the supporting documents! This downloadable video is for one teacher's use only. Must be secured (password protected) to post online for your students.
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A great writing activity that can be used as an end of the year activity, beginning of the year writing assessment, or a writing assignment for biographies. This is also a great way to help kids get to know each other in a fun way.
My fourth grade students will be interviewing first grade buddies in order to write a biography. This graphic organizer is a starting point for questions to ask that will help them easily create their biography. The organizer contains sections for Family Background, Fun Facts, Your Buddy's Friends
There are so many historical figures named in the novel Bud, Not Buddy that I knew a HyperDoc would complement it perfectly. This PDF is designed to be used on a computer or tablet (perfect for iPads or Chromebooks!). This document includes more than 35 links to websites with articles, videos, audio
This writing project is the perfect way to get your students excited about writing biographies. Students will love interviewing a relative, friend, community member, or special person. The interviews are an engaging way for students to get to know more about a friend or family member while sharpenin
In this novel unit, you'll find 18 differentiated activities for "Bud, Not Buddy" by Christopher Paul Curtis. This novel study is complete as is, or makes a great companion to your current curriculum. Each activity comes in 2 formats to mix and match based on the needs of your classroom - cut/paste
Presidential Bottle Buddies, an all time FAVORITE project of mine. They look so wonderful displayed in the hallway or classroom alongside their bio poems. I use this project when reading the biography genre in reading workshop. It also is excellent to use for a social studies project or in the mo
Introduce biographies to your students with this cute craftivity and printables! Students will write a biography on one of the most well-known Halloween monsters, Frankenstein! They will use graphic organizers to record information and write their final copy on a cute craft of their new buddy, "Fran