Biography Report Templates, Graphic Organizer | Writing Research Project

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A Biography Report that can be used as a graphic organizer, lapbook, or template for a biography project, such as writing a biography research report on any historical person. It's a great resource for Black History Month, Women's History Month, and to make a wax museum project for 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, or 5th grade.

Students use the graphic organizers, activities, and various report options for a biography report presentation or to complete a genre study of biographies. Includes scaffolded graphic organizers for research, genre posters, full-page report pages, half-page report pages, trifold report, lap book in two sizes, and construction paper people in two sizes.

To complete this project, students:

Students research, write and create a creative display of their historical person.

This Biography Report is perfect for a living biography project or wax museum activity or presentation. It can be used for any historical person and is great for social studies biography unit or reading informational writing and research unit. It includes five different report options with a variety of pages from which to pick and choose.

This resource is designed for second-fifth grades and can be differentiated by choosing specific graphic organizers and pages that meet the needs and levels of your students. Teachers can also adjust the editable rubric and checklist to meet grade-appropriate expectations.

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This Biography Resource includes:

Teacher Notes & Background Information

  • Student Report Selection page
  • Rubric (editable, digital)
  • Checklist (editable, digital)

Genre Posters (digital) in color and black and white and in multiple formats

Research Graphic Organizers (digital) in a variety of formats and with different options, including timeline, facts, and character traits. Lined and unlined versions are available for most pages.

Full-page Report / Poster Pages & Half-page Report Pages with the following options:

  • Cover
  • Table of Contents
  • Scaffolded Report
  • Person Portrait
  • Early Life
  • Education / Training
  • Importance in History
  • Facts
  • Quote
  • Timeline (in two formats)
  • Major Events
  • Death
  • Personal Reflection
  • Character Traits
  • Books & Websites
  • Biography Report Poster (that can be printed on large paper)

Staple the pages together with construction paper and glue the cover on the front to form booklets.

Trifold Report Pages that include character traits, early years, adulthood, later years, major events, the important thing, background information, reflection, and quote.

Lap Book / Interactive Notebook / Construction Paper Person Components that include how to construct the person, along with a variety of “head” options and suggestions for lap book layout. Includes many different interactive notebook components sized for the large and small lap books that can also be used in an interactive notebook.


► Google Slides™️ for the rubric, checklist, posters, graphic organizers, and full-page report.

This Biography Report Resource compliments my QR Codes for Biography Research Reports, which helps students access kid-appropriate websites and videos when studying about a famous person. Available are QR Codes for US Historical People as well as Women in History.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.


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