George III - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Biography Writing Activity

George III - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Biography Writing Activity
George III - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Biography Writing Activity
George III - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Biography Writing Activity
George III - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Biography Writing Activity
George III - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Biography Writing Activity
George III - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Biography Writing Activity
George III - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Biography Writing Activity
George III - 5th Grade & 6th Grade Biography Writing Activity
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  1. Two great activities that would span 5 lessons on infamous English King, George III. He was the English King who reigned during the American War of Independence (American Revolutionary War) and the Napoleonic Wars. Perfects for students in 5th grade or 6th grade.NO PREP is needed!Firstly, there is a
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  2. This bundle contains six close reading activities that timeline the American Revolutionary War; three biography writing units about George Washington, Thomas Jefferson & George III; and three informational text writing units about the War of Independence, the Boston Tea Party and the Treaty of P
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This is a biography writing unit about the life of infamous British King, George III - who had the throne during the American War of Independence (or the American Revolutionary War) and the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. The unit has been split into four separate lessons which will take students approximately 40-50 minutes each.

The first lesson is interactive and involves them cutting out facts, and then sorting these facts into paragraphs. In the second lesson the children need to use these facts to write four paragraphs about his Early Life, His Reign, Later Life, and His Death & Legacy. In the third lesson children need to choose the most important facts and incude these in an introduction; after this they need to answer several questions before writing up their conclusion. In the final lesson your class will need to check their draft paragraphs for mistakes before writing up their work into a neat copy on the template provided.

NO PREP is needed - and the unit includes four lessons.

Good luck, I hope you get some great results!

If you would like to add another lesson, download my George III Reading Comprehension Activity for just $1.50. This would give the students more background knowledge before they start writing the biography.

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Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
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15 pages
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Teaching Duration
4 days
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