Biography Research Writing and Wax Museum Project

Grade Levels
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Common Core Standards
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This product will walk your students step by step through the research and writing process to help them write a biography. It also has resources for a Biography Wax Museum culminating activity.

This product contains:

A student packet with:

-A checklist of steps from start to finish

-Prewriting pages- Brainstorming options for helping your students activate their prior knowledge and begin thinking about what they already know about their subject.

-Research pages- A separate page for each paragraph to help students organize facts that they find while researching.

-Biography article- A model article that is organized with the same information that the students will write in their own biographies.

-Rough draft pages- Scaffolded paragraphs to ensure that your students’ paragraphs contain a topic sentence, detail sentences and a concluding sentence.

-Revising/editing checklist- A detailed checklist to assist students with revising and editing their biography.

-Final copy booklet- A variety of lined pages for students to publish their biography report.

Teacher Resources with:

-Unit Overview- A day by day outline of our biography research writing unit.

-Parent Letter- A letter detailing the student biography choice selection.

-Biography List- A list of possible biography subject choices.

-Websites- A list of website resources and kid-friendly search engines.

-“How to Write an Introduction” handout- A handout describing three strategies for writing an introduction with examples of each.

Wax Museum Resources with:

-Teacher Tips- Tips and tricks for running a successful wax museum event.

-Parent Letter- A question and answer format parent letter to introduce the project.

-Project Checklist- A step by step checklist to assist students in completing the project at home.

-Grading Rubric- A rubric written in student friendly language to guide student work and help you to grade their project.

-Invitation- Half page invitation to share date, time and place for your museum event.

-Name Tags- Name tags to use during the museum event to identify each subject and serve as an “on button” for students to deliver their speech.

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Total Pages
40
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Months

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Biography Research Writing and Wax Museum Project
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Biography Research Writing and Wax Museum Project
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