Students will be able to identify and provide biographical information for themselves and others.
Standards: Communication, Comparisons, Cultures
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L3: Apply knowledge of language functions in order to affect comprehension and expression across contexts.
L4: Extract meaning from unknown words and phrases using context clues, word parts, and appropriate references.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
L6: Acquire and apply general academic and specific vocabulary necessary for college and career readiness; use language independently to increase fluency.
R1: Read closely and state meaning of text. Give specific examples from text to support conclusions.
R5: Use structure of text, text components, and formatting to assist in understanding the text.
R10: Use acquired techniques and strategies to read complex texts independently.
W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform.
W9: Use concrete evidence from literary or information texts to support conclusions and written statements.
W10: Write frequently on a variety of topics for a variety of purposes.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, vocabulary lists, answer keys
Estimated Time: 50 minutes
1. Students are introduced to vocabulary for biographical information.
2. Students reinforce learning with reading and writing activities.