This unit comprises of a writing/reflection packet to be completed during an individual, group or class biography project. It can be easily used for any biography, regardless of topic or difficulty.
The unit covers:
1. Five newly introduced words (with dictionary work)
2. Book Preview/ Predictions
3. Beginning Incident (how the book begins)
4. Early Life
6. The Amazing Things I’ve Done
7. Personal Response
9. Timeline of Important Events
The unit asks students to synthesize the information they have learned about the person to make inferences about their lives. For instance, why the person successfully overcame obstacles, and why this person is important to our lives today.
Common Core Standards addressed:
W 4.4 Produce clear and coherent writing
RI 4.3 Explain events and ideas in a historical text
RI 4.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases
RI 4.10 Read and comprehend informational texts
A list of six suggested activities are given for the end of the unit.