Wednesday, March 26, 2014


Our next writing unit is Biographical Sketches.
Use these links to read some biographies and chart your not icings about this type of writing.

Questions to Ask Ourselves:
What is the writer doing?
What characteristics makes this writing a biography?
How is the writer making it engaging for the reader?

Updated 4/2/14
After immersing ourselves in examples of biographical sketches. Here is what we noticed!
I can't wait to add more noticings onto our list as we progress in this unit!
The students have come up with some awesome people!

Lexi-Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen
Nora- Shel Silverstein
Andrew- Dwayne Wade
Anna- Drake  Beyonce
Alisa- Michael Jackson
DJ- Ron Simmons
Elandrea- Taylor Swift
Tyler- Michael Jordan
Nathan- Tony Hawk
Hayley- Elvis Presley
Olivia- Arianna Grande Katy Perry
Heaven-Leigh- Queen Latifah
John- Morgan Freeman
Ibrahim- Lebron James
Emma- Adam Sandler
Thomas- Jerry Rice
Antonia- Shirley Temple
Vanessa- Selena Gomez

updated: 4/11/14

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