Benjamin Davis Elementary School
Decatur City Schhol
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.
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.
[ELA2010] (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]
[ELA2010] (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]