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22 reviewed resources for oral book reports biography

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Oral Reports through 'Personality Bags'

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students prepare an oral book report on a biography they have read. They bring in a bag of objects they associate with the report's subject and use them as props for the report.
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Following Their Footsteps

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students research and create a book report on a famous person. In this character education instructional activity, students examine the positive traits exemplified by a famous person and present an oral presentation for their classmates.
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Comic Book Reports

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students choose and read a chapter book then create an illustrated comic book format slide show. They use Kidpix software to create the slide show based on the book's plot then share their presentation to the class.
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Famous African Americans ABC Book

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the concept of a biography by using famous African Americans for a subject. Each student is assigned one biography and conducts research in order to complete an ABC book for the class that is used for display...
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Meet the Press

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars give their book reports as oral "Meet the Press" type interviews. They team up with another student "reporter" and answer questions about main idea, details, and the point of view.
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Presenting Your Case

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write letter from historical figure's point of view using proper letter writing conventions, write about two props/artifacts that are representative of their subject's life, and use Internet resources to gather images to use in...
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Courageous People

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research a courageous person by reading a biography and using educational software to locate information. They make a puppet of the person to use while making an oral presentation. They write a report to be used for the...
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Social Studies: People and Their Contributions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students, working in groups, research people who have made significant contributions in history. They compile biographies about their chosen individual, including what they think might have happened if this person had not made the...
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A Pixie Biography Report

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students practice biographical writing after completing research on the subject.  In this journalism lesson, students read a story of an important person's life and discuss the important moments along the way.  Students utilize their...
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Envisioning Equality

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the contributions of Civil Rights leaders. In this human justice lesson, students research selected websites about the accomplishments of leaders of the American Civil Rights Movement. Students use their research...
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Famous Michiganians

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research a famous Michigan's using a variety of sources, encyclopedias, biographies, Internet resources, etc., to find out what the person was like and how they looked. They prepare written and oral reports working...
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Conducting Research

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write informational research reports. They are given a worksheet on conducting research. Students are told that they are going to write a research report about trains. They review the list of trains and discuss how each...
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Author, Author!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders, in groups, select and research a favorite studenT author or illustrator. They answer questions about the author, conduct research and prepare a PowerPoint presentation with their findings.
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Poetry Project in Three Parts

For Teachers 7th - 10th
It’s poetry T.I.M.E! Individuals use the T.I.M.E. format (T = Title, thought, and theme;  I = Imagery and figurative language; M = music and sound; E = emotion) to study a poet, collect poems that have a similar theme, and create a...
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Capitalization Rules 1-6

For Students 6th - 8th
Do your middle schoolers need extra practice with capitalization? Their knowledge of six rules is tested by three exercises. Could be used as an individual assessment, a practice set, or with pairs of learners.
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Presenting Your Case

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research a famous person of their choice in this lesson. They research the person's life, feelings, and character through a series of written activities. They compile their research into a creative project called a character's...
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Treaties - Grade 8

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine treaties pertaining to Canadian natives. In this Canadian history activity, 8th graders watch "Frist Nations: The Unbroken Circle," and then discuss the negotiations that took place between the Nisga'a people and...
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Presidents

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify the qualities needed to become President of the United States. Using the internet, they discover the differences in character of past presidents and draw conclusions about their time in office. They relate a piece of...
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Civil War Leaders

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore leaders of the Civil War. In this history lesson plan, 5th graders use picture puzzles, vocabulary, worksheets, WebQuest, a Venn Diagram and role play activities in order to learn who the Civil War leaders were,...
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Famous Virginians

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research the lives of famous people from Virginia. Using the internet, they take notes in a blank flipbook given to them by their teacher. They write a speech in first person of the famous Virginian they researched and...
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Presenting Your Community

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the history of a notable building and prepare a Power Point presentation to be used on the online scrapbook. They research the location of the building in the community, the architectural style and the date of...
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Freckle Juice

For Teachers 4th
Working in groups of four, the students will use the computer to draw an imaginary potion that will cure other children their age from physical traits (they can not control) including all ingredients and one text box.

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