Encourage students to read widely by exposing them to a variety of genres. With this Biography Genre Notebook, students will explore how stories about real people and places are told using story elements (characters, mood, plot, setting, theme) that mirror fiction. This Biography Genre Notebook makes differentiation easy. It includes resources for both upper and lower elementary students and can be used with any biography.
Each Biography Genre Notebook contains the following:
Book lists of biography resource sets available from BookPagez (organized by grade level)
Suggested online resources for watching and listening to books
6 Task Cards and reader's notebook entry pages for each story element (Characters, Mood, Plot, Setting, and Theme)
Bonus activities to extend learning