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54 resources with the concept biopoems

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Identity & Community: An Introduction to 6th Grade Social Studies

For Teachers 6th Standards
Begin the school year with a collection of lessons that asks sixth-graders to consider who they are, their new role in middle school, and their role in their community. They study examples of peoples of the past dealing with issues of...
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It’s Greek to Me: Greek Mythology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's no myth: this packet on Greek mythology is an excellent addition to your social studies curriculum. With writing activities, such as short answer responses and biopoems, and reading activities, which include creation stories and...
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The Hobbit: Biopoem

For Teachers 6th - 12th
As part of their reading of The Hobbit, readers create a biopoem for one of Tolkien's characters.
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Creating a Bio Poem

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Find out what's special about your pupils with a fun biopoem activity! As they fill out their name, words that describe them, what they love, and what they dream of, learners create an expressive poem about themselves.
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Dream Big...With Your Eyes Wide Open

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
For many people, Barack Obama's presidency was the next step in Martin Luther King, Jr's dream of America's future. Explore the dreams of Americans past and present, as well as the young Americans in your class, with a set of activities...
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George Washington Biopoem Activity

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Honor George Washington on his birthday this year by writing a biopoem about the first president of the United States. The editable two-page document comes with a description on how to write a biopoem, as well as a instructional activity...
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Walk Two Moons: Biopoem

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers describe the characters of Walk Two Moons as they write biopoems. Following the pattern provided, young writers depict their chosen characters' traits and experiences to make their poems unique.
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Out of the Dust: Biopoem

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
As part of their study of Out of the Dust, readers create a biopoem for one of the characters in Karen Hesse's 1998 Newbery Medal winning verse novel.
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When I Was Puerto Rican: Biopoem Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers identify with a character in a creative writing and reading lesson. After completing When I Was Puerto Rican, readers craft a biopoem for one of the characters from Esmeralda Santiago's novel.
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The Dark Is Rising: Biopoem

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
How well do your learners really know the characters in Susan Cooper's The Dark is Rising? A biopoem activity prompts readers to investigate the characters and their traits. Line by line, writers add the characters' relatives,...
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Tuck Everlasting: Bio-Poem

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Learn about the characters of Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting with a character biopoem. Readers fill in a poem format to detail the character traits of Winnie, Jesse, Miles, and Mae, and share their finished poems with their peers.
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Abraham Lincoln Bio Poem

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Everyone knows about Abraham Lincoln as a historical figure, but what was he like as a person? Young historians complete a biopoem about Lincoln, including his character traits, his relationships, his fears, and his needs.
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The Little Prince: Biopoem Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learn about character traits with a biopoem activity. Based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince, the activity prompts learners to fill in the blanks of a poem form to describe themselves.
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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: Biopoem

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Conclude your novel study of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi with this biopoem activity. Get an in-depth look into the personal interests of the poem's subject including feelings, needs, fears, and more!  
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The Good Earth: Biopoem Strategy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
To gain a better understanding of characters in Pearl Buck's The Good Earth, kids create a biopoem for one of her characters.
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The Chosen: Biopoem

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What better way to get to know a character than through a biopoem? Learners choose a character from Chaim Potok's The Chosen and create a well-crafted poem about his or her desires, traits, and ambitions.
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The Giver: Biopoem

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The characters in Lois Lowry's The Giver are rich and complex as they weave their way through the plot. Examine the character traits of one chosen person with a biopoem, which enables learners to follow a poetic format in writing a...
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Oedipus the King: Biopoem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The biopoem is a great way for instructors to get to know class members, classmates to get to know each other, and readers to flesh out their understanding of a character. Why not create a biopoem for a character from Oedipus the King? 
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The House on Mango Street: Biopoem

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young poets demonstrate their understanding of a character from Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street by crafting a biopoem that captures the essence of this person.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Biopoem

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Explore characters in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer through biopoems. Pupils follow the specific formatting presented here to write 11-line poems about characters in the novel.
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Shizuko’s Daughter: Biopoem

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The characters in Shizuko's Daughter by Kyoko Mori are complex and vivid. Compare their characteristics with a biopoem, which prompts learners to complete a format with adjectives, relationships, and additional details that describe each...
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My Antonia: Biopoem Writing Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the characters in My Antonia by Willa Cather with a biopoem assignment. Pupils use the provided format to write their poems about any character from the book.
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Biopoem: Ender's Game

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here's an activity designed to encourage character analysis. Readers craft a biopoem for a character in Orson Scott Cards' popular science fiction novel Ender's Game.
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Bio Poems Made Easy

For Teachers 1st - 6th
A creative way bring autobiographical writing to your poetry unit or back-to-school curriculum, this lesson plan guides you through a bio poem activity. Kids use the graphic organizer to describe themselves using adjectives, things they...
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Biopoem-During Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Have your class create biopoems after reading chapter 24 of Jerry Spinelli's Milkweed. In groups, they make a list of characteristics for one character in the book (consider assigning characters based on how much information is provided...
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The Personal Concept Map

For Teachers 7th - 12th
There are lots of details that make you who you are! Illustrate what those details are with a personal concept map project. After learners view a step-by-step presentation, the follow a rubric to complete a concept map about themselves.
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Biopoem Strategy as Part of a Character Analysis for Of Mice and Men

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Readers of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men will learn much “more than what (is) said to them” as they use the biopoem format and craft a poem about one of the major characters in Steinbeck’s tragic story of Geroge Milton and Lennie...
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Biopoem Strategy for My Name is Asher Lev

For Students 9th - 10th
Who is Asher Lev? After reading several chapters of My Name is Asher Lev, have your class write a biopoem to explore the character. This resource contains directions explaining the process, and a fill-in-the-blank guide to help everyone...
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Creating Moby Dick Biopoems

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Create a biopoem about Herman Melville's character Moby Dick. The worksheet details the structure of the poem, and there are three example poems provided. Keep this sheet and use this poem structure for future characters. 
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A Mirror into History

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Are we really all that different from people in the past? First, learners of all ages write an autobiographical poem. Then, they research the lives of historical figures. They use the same format that they used to write their own poem to...
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The Red Badge of Courage: Biopoem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Readers of Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage craft a biopoem for one of the characters in the novel.
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The Winter’s Tale: Bio Poem

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Readers of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale demonstrate their understanding of the play by selecting a character and crafting a bio poem that reveals his or her fears and aspirations.
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: Bio Poem

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Get to know your learners on a deeper level or invite them to step into someone else's shoes by introducing them to a bio poem. With this type of poetry, scholars will answer questions such as self-description, hopes for the future, and...
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The Cay: Biopoem

For Students 6th - 8th
Theodore Taylor's The Cay provides the text for an assignment that asks each reader to craft a biopoem for one of the characters.
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Pride and Prejudice: Biopoem

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Describe yourself or a character from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice with a biopoem activity. Using the provided format, kids write their own characteristics or the character traits from the novel to create a poetic portrait.
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Biopoem

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Reinforce the actions, emotions, and characteristics that determine what a character is like by having your middle schoolers create a biopoem using the model presented here. You could engage them first by having them write a poem about...
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Biopoem: Bud, Not Buddy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young poets focus on one character from a story they are reading, collect details, and use a biopoem template to analyze this character. The activity can be used with any text.
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Bio-Poem

For Students 10th - 12th
Everyone can be a poet with this simple activity! After reading of Lucy Westerna's death, assign your class this bio poem on Professor Van Helsing. There's a specific format to follow, but it'll be interesting to see how your kids add...
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Bio Poem Introductions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, while in the computer lab, utilize the writing process to think and write creatively to introduce themselves to each other as well as to visitors. They also utilize a computer word processing program to strengthen their writing...
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Writing: Narrative, Expository, Persuasive, and Descriptive

For Teachers 6th - 9th
If you are interested in having a basic framework for teaching expository, narrative, persuasive, and descriptive writing, this resource may help; however, you will have to find information on the different forms of writing to share with...
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Creating a Bio-Poem

For Teachers 4th - 5th
For this writing poetry lesson, students choose a specific character from a story they've read and write an original Bio-Poem about that character. Students utilize an 11 line Bio-Poem format as their foundation.
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Poetry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore poetry. For this poetry reading and writing lesson, students listen to "I'm Standing in the Corner" written by Jack Prelutsky and make connections about upsetting their parents. Students research a famous person and...
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What Shapes Your Identity?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore their individual identities. In this personal identity lesson, 6th graders write biopoems using the provided template. Students share their poems and respond to the poetry shared.
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Famous Faces Biopoem

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders compose biographical poems about historical figures. In this poetry lesson, 7th graders research the Library of Congress Memory Collections for noteworthy figures. Students research their lives and write biopoems about...
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BioPoem Multicultural Activity For A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students write a biopoem. For this literature and poetry writing lesson, students write a biopoem about the characters in A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry following a specific given format. Examples and format are included.
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My Bio Poem

For Students 4th - 6th
For this autobiographical poem worksheet, students finish the sentence stems to describe their life and feelings. Students complete 14 sentence stems.
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What's In A Name

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. They then discuss where various names come from. They create a individualized biopoem and publish it on word processing software. Their poems are compiled into a class book and presented...
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Bio Poems

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students conduct research on a famous person and write biographical poems. They conduct Internet research, write a bio-poem, and write a bio-poem about themselves, comparing themselves to the famous person.
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Concrete Biopoems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write a five line poem describing themselves in Spanish. They finish the poem by publishing it on paper that is cut into a shape that helps identify them.
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All About Me

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete various biographical and autobiographical writing activities. They write an autobiographical essay, biopoem, biographical essay, and design and decorate a bag presenting character traits.
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Cesar Chavez Biopoem

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students demonstrate their learning about Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers Union by writing a biopoem. They word process the poem.
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All About Me Poem

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders write a poem that introduces them to their class. In this poetry writing lesson, 8th graders use the format for the 'All About Me Poem" to write a poem about themselves and use it as get-to-know-you activity.
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Bio-Pomes

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students improve their computer skills. In this bio-poem lesson, students bring a poem into a computer lab and type from the copy. Students type with their hands on the home row and say the letters as they type the poem.
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A Christmas Carol Reaction

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore writing in voice. They read and discuss A Christmas Carol and the trait of voice in writing. They write a bio poem about one of the characters and his traits, feelings, attitudes and reactions. They write their...