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30 reviewed resources for oral book reports biography

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Oral Reports through 'Personality Bags'

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils 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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Brave New World Novel Study

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The official motto of the World State, the unified government in Aldous Huxley's 1932 novel Brave New World, is "Community, Identity, Stability." Scholars explore how the motto is depicted in the text by answering comprehension questions...
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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 lesson, 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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Biography Bash

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use books and the web to explore a famous black American. They prepare a book report and biography about the individual.
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Biography Research Project

For Teachers 3rd
Students read a biography, then research the person on the Internet.
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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
Young scholars 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...
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Famous Explorers

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research the history of different explorers. Each student creates a report and PowerPoint about their assigned explorer.
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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
Pupils, 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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Buddy Biographies

For Teachers K - 4th
Learners write a biography about their little buddy. The purpose of this lesson is to give the younger students a sense of belonging and security and the older learners a sense of responsibility. A very nice, community-building lesson.
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A Pixie Biography Report

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students practice biographical writing after completing research on the subject.  For 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 plan, students research selected websites about the accomplishments of leaders of the American Civil Rights Movement. Students use their research...
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Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students use the writing process to emulate Mark Twain's writing style. In this Mark Twain writing style activity, students read Twain's book Following the Equator and list his writing traits. Students write using Mark Twain's writing...
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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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The Spanish Explorations

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars perform research about the first Spanish explorers to come to the Americas. The students undertake a variety of activities to better comprehend this time period in history.
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Civil War Leaders

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore leaders of the Civil War. In this history lesson, 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, what...

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