A book tasting can be a great way for students to explore biographies and wet their appetite. My fourth graders loved filling out their menu and choosing fun people at each place setting. I've included the word document of this file so that you can edit it for your own classroom.
Here is a blog post that I created while using my genre book tasting menu. It includes some pictures and ideas of how to set a book tasting up if you have never done one.
I follow a similar structure with biographies but focus on familiar text structures and tools that students can find while reading biographies.
The biography text structure introduced and followed in this brochure includes:
Students are also encouraged to use the follow text features that can be found in many biographies:
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