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Writing Biographical Texts PowerPoint

PDF, PowerPoint | 29 pages|Grades: 4 - 6

A 29-slide, editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching older students about the structure and language features of biographical texts.

This PowerPoint presentation has been designed to teach your students about the text structure and language features of biographical texts. It addresses the following content:

  • an overview of the purpose and types of biographical texts
  • an example biography about Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • an overview of what to include in a biography
  • an explanation of the language features found in biographical texts, with examples taken from the sample biography.

Class, group, and individual activities for students are also included.

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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