This funtastic writing unit starts with students learning about text features while reading a biography reader about Ben Franklin. This reader is provided in two different reading levels to fit the needs of your class.
After learning text features students are ready to dive into reading about a person of their interest. Use research collection pages to gather information and lastly publish their own biography book.
Color and black/white wording for anchor charts on text features and biographies
Biography reference page
Text Feature Check List page
Text Features included: title page, captions, maps, glossary, timeline, keywords, headings,
Two levels of readers on Ben Franklin: available in color and black/white
Biography research collection papers
Final copy papers for publishing
These included different kinds of lines with and without picture boxes, table of contents, timeline, glossary and about the author page