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Teaching Biographies, Famous Americans and Character Traits
This set includes materials to help you teach a biography genre unit, character traits, time lines and review famous Americans. Included are the following printables: A biography genre sign that tells what a biography includes A time line note sheet that my students glue into reading journals A bio
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Introductory Mini-lesson for teaching Biographies
This mini-lesson can be used for introducing the genre of biographies to your students. The lesson includes a 5:00 minute timer embedded to allow your students to brainstorm their initial ideas about biographies. Then, you can take notes directly in this presentation with your class. The presentatio
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Texas History SUPER Bundle - Activities for the Entire Year
Buy Texas History lessons for the entire year and save! In this bundle, you will receive all of my Texas History lessons – from the beginning of school through the Modern Era. Each of these lessons involve an Interactive Student Notebook component including previews, graphic organized notes and pr
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US History SUPER Bundle Activities for the Entire Year Includes Modified Lessons
My American History bundle has lesson plans and activities for the entire year – from Colonization to activities for the Civil War and Reconstruction. Each of these US History lessons involve an Interactive Student Notebook component and are designed for maximum engagement for your students. You wi
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Georgia First Grade Historical Figures BIG Bundle (Meets New GSE's)
This bundle features everything you need to teach nonfiction units for the following people: Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis, Clark, and Sacagawea, Ruby Bridges, Theodore Roosevelt, and George Washington Carver. This bundle contains 6 separate folders with over 300 pages of activities to
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Texas History Bundle for the Fall Semester
Buy Texas History lessons for the fall semester and save! Purchase the bundle of Texas History activities for huge savings! In this bundle, you will receive my Texas History lessons – from the beginning of school through the Texas Revolution. Each of these lessons involve an Interactive Student Not
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Texas History Bundle
Texas History Bundle Buy it all and save 25%! Purchase the bundle of Texas History activities for huge savings! In this bundle, you will receive 14 different Texas History lessons. Each of these lessons involve an Interactive Student Notebook component and are designed for maximum engagement for yo
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Biography Research Unit Bundle:  Anchor Charts, Examples, Grading & MORE!
Biography Research Unit Bundle This integrated Biography Research Unit Bundle contains EVERYTHING you need to teach students how to complete an individualized, self-directed Biography Research Project. This Biography Research Project is Common Core Aligned. Students will learn how to synthesize
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Balanced Literacy: Biography Unit
BIOGRAPHY UNIT One great way to include multicultural materials into your language program is to use biographies. Biographies can celebrate heroes from various cultures. When the biographies are choose carefully it can provide examples of various positive role models from many different background
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Texas History 2nd Semester Activity Bundle
Texas History 2nd Semester Bundle Buy Texas History lessons for the second semester and save! Purchase the bundle of Texas History activities for huge savings! In this bundle, you will receive all of my Texas History lessons – for the second semester. This includes lessons from the Republic of Te
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Biography Template- All About the Life Of
This a wonderful writing tool when teaching biographies! The template it easy to use and a great way for students to organize their writing. This booklet can be used to write about the life of any important person- the possibilities are endless! Includes: *A Cover page *Table of Contents page *Earl
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Supplemental Printables for the unit:'Biography Unit of Study'
This supplemental resource supports the unit of study available in my store for teaching Biographies in both the Reading and Writing Workshops. It was created to give teachers practical practice and assessment opportunities that support the 40 minilessons found in the unit of study. The 20 printa
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Second Grade Social Studies/Reading- Common Core/Biographies/American Heroes
This is a 11-15 day Social Studies and Reading Integrated unit to teach Biographies. The people included are : George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Alexander Graham Bell, Helen Keller, Amelia Earhart, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ruby Bridges. This unit includes le
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Back to School Bundle
Back to School Bundle Buy lessons for Back to School and save! Purchase the bundle of beginning of the year activities for huge savings! In this bundle, you will receive all of my beginning of the year lessons – from a Why Study History! to activities for Setting Up your Interactive Notebook. Each
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BIOGRAPHY TEACHING IDEAS
Are you looking for new ways to teach biographies? Are you tired of the same ole’ lesson? Try the Biography Book! Included in this book are 20 different teaching strategies to bring biographies to life in your classroom. This easy to read manual includes teacher directions, templates for ease of us
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Non-Fiction Book Clubs: Reading Workshop
If you are looking for a reading unit that focuses on non-fiction text and how to better understand it? Then this is the pack for you! This unit is taught over a 4-5 week period. Students will focus on nonfiction text and how to share what they read with others during book clubs. Students are re
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Chocolate by Hershey Biography Study Pack - Common Core Aligned
Biographies are an important piece of informational text. These resources will help you teach the biography genre in your classroom. The unit focuses on Chocolate by Hershey: A Story about Milton S. Hershey by Betty Burford. Included in this download are… Chocolate by Hershey Comprehension Mini Boo
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Time for Kids Biographies Henry Ford Informational Text Unit
This is a 13 page booklet that goes with the Time for Kids Biography Henry Ford Putting the World on Wheels. This booklet include pre-reading activities, text features comprehension and text referencing questions for all 8 chapters, Interview activity, timeline activity, and book project activity. T
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Wilma Unlimited Book Unit
This unit is based on the book Wilma Unlimited. This is a wonderful book to use when teaching biographies or character traits! This unit includes ♦short answer comprehension questions with answer keys ♦ multiple choice comprehension questions similar to the short answer questions ♦Best C
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Important People of North America- Leveled Texts and Activities
Are you looking for a way to integrate your social studies standards into your reading block? If so, this download is perfect for you!! This download contains... -15 leveled biographies of famous North Americans (as listed in TN Social Studies standards) --George Washington --Thomas Jeffers
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Texas History in Spanish Bundle
Texas History in Spanish Bundle Buy all my translated lessons and save! In this bundle, you will receive all of my translated Texas History lessons – from the Three Branches of Government through the Spanish Missions. The teacher directions are in English and the student activity is in Spanish.
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Biographies: 10 Second Biography Poems
Biographies are fun to introduce with short biography poems! Students may not always know which famous or infamous person they should choose to write about in a biography report. Biographies tell stories about real people of the past and present who have made an impression in our world. This col
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The Secret Soldier Guided Reading Lessons for Level O/P
The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson by Ann McGovern - Guided Reading Level O/P A great book for teaching biography genre, theme of courage and perseverance, American Revolution time period The book is divided into 4 lessons. Can be used for guided reading lessons, small group, tutori
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Helen Keller Courage in the Dark by Johanna Hurwitz: Reading Lessons - Level N/O
Helen Keller Courage in the Dark by Johanna Hurwitz - Guided Reading Level N/O A great book for teaching biography genre, theme of courage and perseverance The book is divided into 4 lessons. Can be used for guided reading lessons, small group, tutoring, or as a whole group. Each lesson break do
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Readers Workshop - Third Grade Biography Unit
This unit is a 18 day lesson guide to teaching a biography unit in the Readers Workshop format. It contains the lesson mini lesson layout and does not include any worksheets since most work for the unit is done in the Reader's Notebook. There are some text suggestions and some anchor charts as ref
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Common Core: Research Biography Unit Overview
This unit is an overview for teachers in teaching a biography research project. It includes the Common Core Standards for the lessons, learning targets, rationale, formative assessments, student activities, teacher and student resources, and student modifications and accommodations for special educa
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Biography: A Genre Study
Teaching Biography? Teaching Genre seems pretty simple, but how do you know that your students truly understand the elements of each genre? If your students read a text, do you think that they could correctly identify its genre? This is where this Genre Study resource comes in to save the day! We
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BIOGRAPHY Research Writing Project
Need graphic organizers and a way to teach biographies? This is a 4 paragraph Biography research project with graphic organizers. A great introduction to report writing. Included are brainstorming graphic organizers, paragraph graphic organizers, instructions on what to write in each paragraph,
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US HISTORY ACTIVITIES FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER BUNDLE
My US History first semester bundle has lesson plans and activities for the fall – from Colonization to activities for the New Republic. Each of these US History lessons involve an Interactive Student Notebook component and are designed for maximum engagement for your students. You will also receiv
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Biography Project
Teaching biographies in class and wanting your students to demonstrate their knowledge? Here is your answer! Students research a significant person, brainstorm their ideas, develop paragraphs and then CREATE this awesome biography project! The projects look awesome, students show what they learn
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Writing a May Ballad Poem
Use this resource to either teach a ballad poem or to review writing ballad poetry. This packet includes a lesson plan, example of a biography ballad, and final draft paper for their finished poems. This is a great resource to use with teaching biographies and have students write a ballad about th
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George W. Carver Biography Novel Unit
This is the book my students still talk about years later. George Washington Carver- Heroes of History by Janet & Geoff Benge. Although it is nonfiction, it is a high interest narrative style biography that draws the students into the story. Students feel like they are reading/listening to fict
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BIOGRAPHY WRITING - READY TO USE LESSON PRESENTATION
A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Biography Writing. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Biography Writing lesson.
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Black History Month Biography Projects, Bulletin Board, and More Amazing
Black History Month Biography Baseball Card Projects and Bulletin Board. Take Biography Writing and Black History Month to the next level with this amazing activity. I am so proud of this resource, and I believe you will be too. I designed this project after looking for an easy way for my student
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Hillary Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead - Vocab, Comprehension and More
It’s election time! This is a great opportunity to teach social studies! I found this book recently, “Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead” by Michelle Markel. I think it is a great biography for students. It is not politically biased, just stating how she had to work in a man’s wor
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Biography Box Projects!
Are you looking for a way to spice up your Language Arts curriculum? Have you ever wondered how to make teaching BIOGRAPHIES or SEQUENCING could be more engaging and hands-on? This project is the PERFECT way to incorporate art, creativity, and student-choice into your reading hour. This product wa
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Biography: Genre Studies
This genre study unit is designed to augment your teaching of the biography genre. Through your teaching, biographies will be introduced, discussed, and read. This unit is designed to allow students to dig deeper into biographies though choice projects. When studying personal interests in greater
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Wendell Scott NASCAR's First African American / Historical Thinking Skills
This lesson can be used during Black History month, during any U.S. History class that studies the 18th Amendment and discusses the relationship between NASCAR and prohibition, as an enrichment activity while studying the Civil Rights Era, or any Social Studies class that teaches Historical Thinking
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BIOGRAPHY Mega Pack
BIOGRAPHY – Mega Pack 11 files included. Everything you need to know and all resources for teaching biography. Includes: 1 x 5W plan (what, when etc) 1 x lesson sequence 2 x organisers 2 x project student self assessment – PDF and Word 2 x project teacher assessments – PDF and Word 1 x Powe
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BIOGRAPHY- Lesson Sequence
Biography - Lesson Sequence. Five plus lessons for teaching biography, including a project. All resources referred to are in the mega pack.
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Biography Poem Outline
This is the outline I use to support my students when teaching the Biography Poem. This style of poetry is individualistic and asks students to use a variety of adjectives and descriptions to present themselves! This was a wonderful support for my ELL, Special Education and hesitant writing student
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Biography Writing Graphic Organizer
Use this graphic organizer to teach biography writing and help your students gather relevant information from print and digital sources, take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
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Black History Month Biography Writing Pack
This pack includes everything you need to teach biography writing using influential black historical figures. Students will be excited to research and learn more about these great role models! Black heroes: -Bessie Coleman -George Washington Carver -Harriet Tubman -Jackie Robinson -Martin Luther Ki
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Abe Lincoln Vocabulary Words, Definitions, & Photos
Document containing Vocabulary Words, Definitions, and Photos to align with Grade 2 Scott Foresman Reading Street series. Also great for teaching biographies, presidents, or President's Day. Was created with ELLs in mind. Used for Focus Wall and Vocabulary Matching game before, during and after u
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MLK and Black History Month Project
This is a PP presentation that can be used as an introduction to Martin Luther King, Jr's biography. It is also useful as a template for your students to complete with different celebrities during Black History Month or anytime during the year you want to teach biographies.
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Henry VIII's Six Wives - Freebie
☆☆☆☆ How about meeting Henry VIII's wives?! ☆☆☆☆ This is a set of 7 flashcards showing Henry VIII and his 6 wives with biographical information. This set is meant to be used when teaching biography to ESL students. ✉ How to contact me: @ Blog @ Facebook Page @ Pinterest @ Twitter ☺ How to get TPT
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Locating Information in a Biography
This is a great tool when you are teaching the biography genre in Language Arts (ELA). Students can use various biography books to look for specific information pertaining to the person's childhood years, school years and adult years. I break it up into these 3 sections to help student's understand
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Freak the Mighty Literature Guide: Common Core-Aligned Teaching Guide
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick Novel Teaching Guide 118 pages. This newly REVISED Literature Guide for Freak the Mighty has been written to focus on time-tested best practices for teaching, and is aligned to the Common Core State Standards, the NCTE/IRA English Language Arts Standards, and th
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Macbeth Literature Guide - Complete Lesson Plans, Bundle for Teaching Macbeth
Macbeth, Mac Beth, Shakespeare, Macbeth activities, Macbeth Lessons, Macbeth bundle, Macbeth by Shakespeare, Macbeth Common Core teaching Guide This Common Core Aligned Literature Guide for Shakespeare's Macbeth includes 145 pages of practical, ready-to-use worksheets and activities for teaching th
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Wax Museum: Biography Research Report for 3rd - 6th Grade | Biography Project
This 27 page Wax Museum Project will help your students create a biography research report on a famous person. The culminating part of the project is an amazing Wax Museum event, where students dress up as the person they have learned about and stand “still”, like a Wax Museum, until someone walks u
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Hatchet Complete Teaching Guide Novel Study, Worksheets, Activities, Tests, Unit
Hatchet, Hatchet by Gary Paulsen, Hatchet complete Literature Guide This complete Literature Guide for Hatchet contains 147 pages of student coursework, activities, quizzes, tests, and more aligned with the Common Core State Standards for ELA as well as the NCTE/IRA National ELA Content Standards
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Literature Guide: CCCS-Based Teaching Guide
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry Complete Guide, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Full Teaching Unit This Literature Guide for Mildred D. Taylor's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry includes 152 pages of Common Core State ELA Standards and NCTE/IRA Standards-Based materials. This Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Li
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