Biography Writing with Looking at Lincoln

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The full writing for informational writing using the book, "Looking at Lincoln" By Maria Kalman. This unit focuses on informational writing specially biographies using research and the entire writing process.

In this lesson you teach students what informational writing is and biographies. Then, they research a famous person. Then, they will write an biography on that person. There are essay options, book options, or single paragraph options.

In this unit:

1. Anchor Charts for Informational Writing & Biographies

2. "Looking at Lincoln" Comprehension Questions

3. Biography Hands-On Lesson

4. Research Pages-QR Codes and Websites for students to use

5. All steps of the writing process (Can do multi paragraph or single paragraph)

6. Biography Project Choices

7. Class Book Cover

8. 2 Rubric Choices

What others are saying?

A girl and her dog- I bought this on the dollar deals and have loved it!! There is so much information for writing a biography that I could use it not only for Lincoln, but for other biographies as well. Thank you!

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