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Slavery and Freedom

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do nineteenth-century texts by African American and Native American writers contribute to the country's ideals of freedom and individuality? Learners explore the topic by watching and discussing a video, reading biographies, writing...
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Narrative Writing

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
If you're looking to start a unit based around narrative writing, make sure to consider this resource while you're planning. This book covers five topics: writing personal narratives, writing narratives about others, writing narratives...
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Autobiography Project

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Middle school is a time of many changes and developments. Have your class reflect on their personalities during this tumultuous time with a portfolio full of autobiographical writing prompts. Kids write about the way they feel now, their...
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What's the Author's Purpose?

For Teachers 6th Standards
What is the author's purpose for sharing an autobiography? Start this lesson with the short story provided about getting pulled over by a police officer. Then, discuss the acronym PIES and how it stands for the four main reasons an...
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Pennies of My Life Part II

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Youngsters write and construct their own autobiographies based on The Hundred Penny Box by Sharon Bell Mathis. They engage in pre-writing steps, narrative writing, and peer editing. This is the second part of a two-part project lesson plan.
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Lesson Learned: Creating a Life Reports Project

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Tap into the wisdom and knowledge of older members of the community with this New York Times plan. To warm up, learners write about and discuss advice they have been given. After reading "The Life Report," an op-ed column that asks older...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Create a graphic autobiography integrating images and text. Working within the structure of the programs Comic Life and Photoshop, pupils integrate the Principles of Design. They focus on balance, rhythm, proportion, and text structure....
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ISTEP + Grade 6 Item Sampler

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this cross-curricular sampler of worksheets, students determine the meaning of specialized vocabulary and to understand the precise meaning of grade-level-appropriate words, describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and...
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a moment in your language or social studies class to review key terms and details from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. A quick crossword puzzle allows learners to check understanding before a larger unit, test, or...
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Abe Lincoln Remembers Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Discover the life of Abraham Lincoln with help from the story Abe Lincoln Remembers by Ann Turner. After listening carefully, scholars reflect on what they deem as Lincoln's most influential life event and how it relates to them,...
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Academic Reading Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
From A to Z, learners define, draw, and find examples of specific reading focus skills in an alphabetized reading vocabulary packet. Words include dialogue, theme, text structure, genre, paraphrase, and many more.
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Ice Breaker Activity - Bio Pyramid

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Get to know your pupils and create a stunning display in your room with a class set of bio pyramids. Scholars answer questions about themselves, their hobbies, hopes, and dreams. Autobiographical information is written on a...
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24 Nonfiction Passages for Test Practice

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Practice makes proficient. Get your scholars practicing their reading comprehension skills using this packet of 24 nonfiction paired reading passages, each followed by a set of questions to test their unerstanding. 
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Booker T. Washington: Up From Slavery

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Read Booker T. Washington's inspiring story about arriving at his name with a short reading passage from his autobiography, Up From Slavery. After class members read the excerpt, they answer two reading comprehension questions about the...
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Snapshot Autobiography Assignment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Combine history with storytelling by asking learners to write autobiographies as if they were twentieth-century personalities. Individuals take on the role of a chosen person and follow the steps listed here in order to come up with a...
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Math Autobiography

For Students 4th - 10th Standards
Young scholars reflect on their experiences as a young mathematicians with this series of autobiography writing prompts. From their most embarrassing and/or memorable math moment, to descriptions of their personal learning styles, these...
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Autobiography vs. Biography

For Teachers 5th - 9th
How can you tell if a piece of writing is biographical or autobiographical? Use a presentation to show your class how to identify first person point of view and third person point of view. The slides include descriptions and examples of...
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Sally Ride

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Based on a brief reading passage about Sally Ride, this reading intervention resource aims to help pupils understand organization of informational texts and lead them through writing short autobiographies. Students learn about...
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Autobiographical or Personal Narrative Writing Template

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help your pupils structure personal narratives. The graphic organizer includes space to jot down a quick introduction, the experience, the significance of the experience, a brief beginning, middle, and end, and a concluding sentence or...
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All About Me!

For Students K - 1st Standards
Reinforce punctuation skills as well as printing skills with a kindergarten autobiography activity. Youngsters write their information, including their name, address, and age, and draw a picture of themselves and the place where they...
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Reading Study Guide: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Students 8th - 11th
Meant for use with Maya Angelou's first autobiographical volume I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, the materials here are designed for a homeschool setting, but they'd suit any classroom or text. Graphic organizers, chapter summary guides,...
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Genre Lesson: Biography/Autobiography

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Practice distinguishing biography from autobiography through point of view. Tell a brief story of your morning. Have a class member retell the story to you (using second person). And have another retell the story to the class (using...
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Genre Lesson: Autobiography

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Start kids thinking about point of view and autobiographies by telling them a short story about your morning (first person), and then asking a volunteer to re-tell the story to you (second person). There are tips to help you tie this...
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Genre Lesson: Biography/Autobiography

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Is it a biography or an autobiography? Kids discover point of view as they listen to you tell a story about yourself (first person) and then hear two volunteers retell the story: one to you (second person) and one to them (third person)....