Students learn to identify the characteristics found in biographies and autobiographies with these differentiated and engaging activities. They will also research, plan, draft and publish their own biographies and autobiographies with scaffolded writing activities.
: Students learn to identify the characteristics of this genre.
-posters for a meaningful display
-faux book covers sorting activity
-compare and contrast with a Venn diagram
-book title/author sorting activity
-6 leveled reading passages: students identify each passage as either a biography or an autobiography and explain their thinking (George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, Betsy Ross, Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks)
: everything your students need to successfully write a biography and an autobiography
-report cover page
This money saving bundle can also be purchased as two smaller units, with reading and writing sold separately.
Biographies and Autobiographies: Reading Activities
Biographies and Autobiographies: Writing Activities