Biographies can introduce students to a whole new world of historical figures and different eras. Studying them can also inspire students as they read about people who overcame problems, faced obstacles and criticism, but persevered to succeed.
These lessons and activities will help students learn about the important concepts of this genre, as well as about some important people in history.
This graphic organizer will help them do an in-depth book report based on a biography.
Biography Book Report
For lots more Abraham Lincoln teaching resources, visit the Lincoln Bicentennial collection.
For younger students studying Biography, see the Biography Genre Study for Grades PreK-3 .