What is a Biography?

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Multimedia Details Title: What is a Biography?
Creator: Jenipher Patterson
Submitted By: jenipher Patterson, Decatur City Board Of Education, Decatur City

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.

Length: 01:46
Content Areas: English/Language Arts
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
ELA2015 (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]
ELA2015 (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]