I combined biography research, persuasive writing, and visual art to create my students’ favorite biography project yet. Read on for a ready-to-go three-step writing project that will also brighten up your bulletin boards.
Did you know that you can publish classroom books for free through Studentreasures? They have such an awesome program for schools that I set up a page of class book resources on my website and even hosted a webinar about how to do the project! You can find more information on this page.
Click the image to view a 27-minute YouTube video on adding detail and description in a Common Core writer's workshop for second grade. The lesson features guided writing, adding detail & description with the 5 Ws and H, examples of conferencing with students, and an author's chair celebration.