Create a pennant banner for students to record and display their biography research.
Showcase Your Students’ Biography Subjects
With this free biography report template, students will enjoy creating a unique presentation that highlights the most important life details of their subject.
In this free biography template for kids, students will go through each section and list the following information about their historical figure:
- Birth & Death
- Greatest Achievement
- Three Important Facts
- Famous Quote
Through biography writing, students demonstrate the ability to develop a topic, gather relevant information, and paraphrase the information avoiding plagiarism.
To create your classroom display, fold the top section of each pennant over a ribbon or string to hang it as a banner. Exhibit the pennant banners in your classroom or on a bulletin board.
Biography Examples for Students
Have your students research historical figures such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Marie Curie, Maya Angelou, Shirley Chisholm, Jesse Owens, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and others who have impacted our society!
In addition to individual student work time, use this activity as an in-class or homework assignment for:
- American History
- MLK Day
- Presidents Day
- Black History Month
- Women’s History Month
Students needing more support with these concepts would benefit from completing this worksheet in a 1:1 or guided writing group.
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