Genre Studies: Biography Kindergarten Unit

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A three-lesson unit study uses short, illustrated biographies of Ruby Bridges, George Washington, and Amelia Earhart to introduce kindergartners to the characteristics of this genre.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

Create a gallery corner, filled with photos and related objects, for Bridges, Washington, and Earhart

Classroom Considerations

  • Robert Coles' The Story of Ruby Bridges as well as Adler's picture books of George Washington and Amelia Earhart are available for purchase online
Pros

  • Each lesson focuses on a single characteristic of biographies
  • The packet includes templates for the writing and drawing exercises as well as extensions activities
Cons

  • None
Common Core