Inventor Biographies - Famous Inventors Reading Passage - Graphic Organizers

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3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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Teachers, this unit is perfect to go along with any invention unit! Learning about the biography of famous inventors is an excellent way for students to meet common core standards for informational text. Students will love creating their own with the editable PowerPoint template!


  • Inventions That Solve a Problem
  • Inventions Then and Now (2 pages)
  • Inventions Old and New
  • Famous Inventors Graphic Organizers - Eli Whitney, Thomas Edison, The Wright Brothers, Alexander Graham Bell, George Washington Carver, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Ford (6 pages)
  • Famous Inventor Character Traits
  • Thomas Edison Informational Text and Questions (3 pages)
  • What Makes an Inventor? Slideshow (8 pages)
  • Inventor and Invention Memory Game Cards
  • Famous Inventors and Resource QR Codes (3 pages)
  • Famous Inventor Mini-Book
  • Famous Inventor Timeline
  • Who Am I? PowerPoint about Benjamin Franklin (18 pages)

NEW ACTIVITIES INCLUDED (from my Biography Study Unit)...

  • Elements of a Biography
  • Good Biography Readers poster
  • Biography Questions Posters with Famous Inventors on the posters
  • Biography Text Features Checklist
  • Prior Knowledge Printable
  • Cause and Effect Printable
  • Struggles and Hardships Printable
  • Influenced by Others Printable
  • Benjamin Franklin Informational Text Reading
  • Spotlight On...(Famous Inventor)

Teachers love this activity because it is a great research activity for students, and they can add their own inventor and facts.


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Great addition to my invention unit! Students were able to choose which inventor they wanted to learn more about, search around the room for the corresponding QR code, scan, and complete the easy to follow graphic organizer.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This was a perfect resource to integrate other subjects. It really complimented our study on inventors. Thank you!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Outstanding graphic organizers, perfect as an addition to my Inventions unit. Thanks!”



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