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Biography Book Clubs Unit -- Grade 3 CCS

Biography Book Clubs Unit -- Grade 3 CCS
Biography Book Clubs Unit -- Grade 3 CCS
Biography Book Clubs Unit -- Grade 3 CCS
Biography Book Clubs Unit -- Grade 3 CCS
Biography Book Clubs Unit -- Grade 3 CCS
Biography Book Clubs Unit -- Grade 3 CCS
Biography Book Clubs Unit -- Grade 3 CCS
Biography Book Clubs Unit -- Grade 3 CCS
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Common Core Standards
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7 MB|105 pages
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Engage your readers with this complete non-fiction reading unit, which uses biography book clubs as the basis of the lessons.

This unit covers ALL Grade 3 Reading Information Text common core standards AND all Speaking and Listening standards!! It could easily be adapted for other grades!

Students will apply a multitude of reading strategies in a fun and engaging way. The lessons incorporate teacher modeling with a read aloud text and then scaffolds this learning through student book clubs. Students will also learn and practice valuable cooperative learning and discussion skills while working within a book club.

Students will study the life of a well-known person by reading a biography, creating a timeline, describing how the the events are connected and apply their learning by reflecting upon what life lessons can be learned from their life.

This is a comprehensive unit and includes all of the materials that you will need (except the biography books!)!!

(105 Pages)

**This unit contains 14 Complete Lessons (30 pages) plus the following student resources:
Anchor Charts
• Biography Characteristics
• Text Features
• Text Structures
• Main Idea Categories
• Biography
• Autobiography
• Memoir
Exit Slips
• What is a biography?
• Text Features (Same as student worksheet)
• Text Structures (Same as student worksheet)
Student Worksheets
• Biography Observations
• Book Club Chat Sheet
• Main Idea Category Sheet
• Text Structures
• Book Club “Key Working Agreements”
• Book Club Reading Plans
• Text Features T-Chart
• Sticky Note Tracker Sheets
• Biography Project Planning Sheet
Student Reference Pages
• Book Club Guidelines
• Discussion Starters & Responding Cards
• Biography Text Features
• Create a Timeline Directions
• Biography Project Ideas
Teacher Pages
• Biography Book Clubs (Record Keeping)
• Teacher Notes Sheet
Biography Report Bonus Pages
• 12 report-writing templates (for writing a biography report)
Biography Summary Cards
• Abraham Lincoln
• Alexander Graham Bell
• Amelia Earhart
• Ben Franklin
• Bessie Coleman
• Betsy Ross
• Booker T. Washington
• Dr. Charles Drew
• Dr. Daniel Hale Williams
• Eleanor Roosevelt
• Elizabeth Blackwell
• Teddy Roosevelt
• Frederick Douglas
• Garrett Morgan
• George Washington Carver
• George Washington
• Jackie Robinson
• Jessie Owens
• Harriet Tubman • Helen Keller
• John F. Kennedy
• John Chapman
• Lyndon B. Johnson
• Lydia D. Newman
• Mary McCleod Bethune
• Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
• Neil Armstrong
• Nikola Tesla
• Paul Revere
• Rosa Parks
• Ruby Bridges
• Sally Ride
• Sarah E. Goode
• Sojourner Truth
• Susan B. Anthony
• Thomas Edison
• Thurgood Marshall
• The Wright Brothers
• Blank

Please let me know if you have any questions!!
Thank you for visiting my store.
Kathy O.
Total Pages
105 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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