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What is a Biography?

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Creator:

Jenipher Patterson


School/Organization:

Benjamin Davis Elementary School

Decatur City Schhol

Overview:

This video defines what a biography is. It is explained to be the story of a person's life. Most of the time that person is a famous or notable person. Pictures of real people throughout history are part of the video. Questions are asked to test the student's knowledge.


Length: 01:46

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[ELA] (2) 6: Differentiate among folktales, tall tales, fables, realistic fiction, and other narrative texts.
[ELA2013] (6) 17: Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue. [RI.6.7]
[ELA2013] (6) 19: Compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person). [RI.6.9]

 


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