This is a terrific writing resource to help your students create excellent writing pieces that align with our Common Core Standards. These fit CCS for 1st grade: ELACC1W2, ELACC1W5, ELACC1W7, ELACC1W8
All of the activities fit the historical biographies of:
Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, Sacagewea, Harriet Tubman, Theodore Roosevelt, and George Washington Carver
(These are currently biographies studied under the 1st Grade Social Studies Georgia Performance Standards)
Included in the packet is:
Comparison Matrix - comparing the child to each historical figure
4 Matrices comparing 2 historical figures at
Fact & Opinion Graphic organizer- 1 for each historical figure in
color and black & white
Writing Paper- 2 different types for each historical figure- these are
in color and black & white with primary writing lines
Historical American Hero Booklet with small writing activities to complete on each page. For the last page of this booklet, the student can draw a self portrait or you can glue in a small piece of aluminum foil to use as a small mirror for the student to see him/herself as the American hero.
I hope you will find this product useful! I really enjoyed creating it!