George Washington Biopoem Activity

This George Washington Biopoem Activity writing prompt also includes:

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 template for writing their own.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Create an example biopoem to use as a model for the class
  • Have them type up their final draft of the paper, free of spelling and grammar mistakes, as an assessment and to display on a Presidents' Day bulletin board
Classroom Considerations
  • Pair with a writing rubric so learners know expectations if taking the activity for a grade
  • Requires text or Internet to find the information necessary to create a poem
Pros
  • Provides clear instrucions on how to write a biopoem
  • Downloads as an editable document
Cons
  • Does not provide an example of a biopoem