Mahatma Gandhi - 3rd & 4th Grade Biography Writing Activity

Mahatma Gandhi - 3rd & 4th Grade Biography Writing Activity
Mahatma Gandhi - 3rd & 4th Grade Biography Writing Activity
Mahatma Gandhi - 3rd & 4th Grade Biography Writing Activity
Mahatma Gandhi - 3rd & 4th Grade Biography Writing Activity
Mahatma Gandhi - 3rd & 4th Grade Biography Writing Activity
Mahatma Gandhi - 3rd & 4th Grade Biography Writing Activity
Mahatma Gandhi - 3rd & 4th Grade Biography Writing Activity
Mahatma Gandhi - 3rd & 4th Grade Biography Writing Activity
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  1. Two great activities that would span five lessons on the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule, Mahatma Gandhi. Perfect for 3rd Grade or 4th Grade. Great for Black History Month, research into Civil Rights or for World History!NO PREP is needed!Firstly, there is a close rea
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This is a biography writing unit about the life of the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule, Mahatma Gandhi. The unit is perfect for students in 3rd grade or 4th grade for Black History Month, World History or researching civil rights history. It 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. Then, in the third lesson children need to choose the most important facts and include 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!

Good luck, I hope you get some great results!

If you would like to add another lesson, download my 3rd & 4th Grade Mahatma Gandhi 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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Apply grade 4 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., “Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text”).
Apply grade 4 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions].”).
Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
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3 hours
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