Biography Projects: Templates, Research, and Crafts for Any Famous Person

Biography Projects: Templates, Research, and Crafts for Any Famous Person
Biography Projects: Templates, Research, and Crafts for Any Famous Person
Biography Projects: Templates, Research, and Crafts for Any Famous Person
Biography Projects: Templates, Research, and Crafts for Any Famous Person
Biography Projects: Templates, Research, and Crafts for Any Famous Person
Biography Projects: Templates, Research, and Crafts for Any Famous Person
Biography Projects: Templates, Research, and Crafts for Any Famous Person
Biography Projects: Templates, Research, and Crafts for Any Famous Person
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  1. Energize your biography unit! Biography templates engage students in reading, research, and projects. Kids choose their own biography activities with choice boards. A wax museum culminates the unit. Three different sets of materials allow you to pick and choose what’s best for this year’s class – an
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Looking for some biography projects? Kids love the simplicity of the biography graphic organizers - and the fun crafts. Teachers love the ready-to-print biography templates and creative ideas. It's a win-win situation.

Getting Started

  • Ideas for using picture books
  • Ideas for using collective biographies
  • Printable questions for discussion
  • One-page biography graphic organizer
  • Reading log

Biography Crafts

  • Famous person foldable (3 options)
  • Biography social media post (similar to Facebook)
  • Biography cube
  • Tube character

Differentiated Biography Research

  • Easy – For the easiest research project, have students complete only one template on the person’s personal and professional life.
  • Average – Ratchet it up with an additional page that asks how/why the famous person became involved in his area of expertise, as well as training and people who contributed to his success.
  • Sophisticated – High flyers can create their own categories.
  • Open-Ended – For divergent research, students create one or more webs.

Research Options

  • Explore Famous People – Distribute pages you’d like students to complete. Collect when complete.
  • Investigate Famous People & Complete Biography Projects – Distribute templates. Choose a project from the list – or let students choose.
  • Formal Informative Writing – Ask students to turn each section of their research into a paragraph. After adding an introduction or conclusion, use the stationery to write final essays. Display – or bind into a class book.

What’s Included (28 pages):

  • 2 pages of ideas for getting started
  • Probing questions
  • Biography graphic organizer
  • Book log
  • Research overview
  • 6 research templates
  • 2 sheets of stationery
  • Projects overview (10 ideas)
  • Directions and templates for biography projects

Take your study of famous people from ho-hum to amazing with these biography templates! Click Preview to see the entire resource.

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