Hot Seating – Biography

Topic: Biography  CLI Strategy: Hot Seating  Subject: ELA Grade: Upper Elementary  Students will be able to: Take on a role and use their knowledge of a historical figure to explore ideas around the figure's life and impact on their community and history.  Procedure: Brainstorm questions with the class that students would want to ask the historical figure. Choose … Continue reading Hot Seating – Biography

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Stage Picture – Summary in Biography

Topic: Main Idea in a Biography  CLI Strategy: Stage Picture  Subject: ELA Grade: Upper Elementary  Students will be able to: Create a stage picture to summarize the main idea and supporting details in a biography passage.  Procedure: Prompt Version I  ​Explain to students that you are going to create a "museum exhibition" of an important person or event. … Continue reading Stage Picture – Summary in Biography