Paper Bag Biographies from The Lit Lady are unique ways for students to show they have really learned important facts about a figure they are studying! This is a great way to turn what could be another boring written report into a fun, artistic hands-on project. Perfect for kinesthetic and concrete learners, or just to break up the routine of how students usually display information.
*Successfully used with students of all ability levels and can be used with any figure, current or historical.
*Add a literacy component to foreign language, science, social studies, math, or any other subject by asking students to create a Paper Bag Biography for a major figure in that culture or contributor to the field.
*Increase Cross-Curricular content in ELA by having students create a Paper Bag Biography on someone in the arts or sciences.
The Paper Bag Biographies Activity includes:
Example of a successful biography in a bag.