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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
A Biography Study: Using Role-Play to Explore Authors' Lives
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Seven to ten 50-minute sessions|
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
Students generate descriptive timelines and can include images in the description.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  August 11
Students explore their own roots by interviewing family members and use their family history to write a fictional account of their roots.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  November 29
Students brainstorm important events and people that might serve as the beginning of an interesting piece of writing. They then use the Bio-Cube to plan their writing and write an essay about a memorable person.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 18
Students brainstorm the kinds of stories they know and where these stories come from. Students return to these questions as they begin reading Hurston's novel.