Want to breathe some life into your biography projects? This digital activity makes an engaging independent biography research project or a collaborative class activity in any area of the curriculum! Students can use the slide templates to show what they've learned about important historical figures, scientists, inventors, artists, current leaders, and more! No prep for you; no lost papers for them!
Students can use this web-based activity in Google Drive™ or Microsoft OneDrive™. Students will research the life and contributions of an important person, brainstorming their own questions, researching the answers, and recording notes and citations directly in the slides. Then, they'll apply what they've learned to complete any number of the included templates by adding text and pictures.
The slide contents include:
3 directions slides for the teacher to complete (you can add project directions, a rubric, and links to research tools)
8 brainstorming and note-taking slides
5 graphic organizers
biography report title page
19 creative slides that students can use to show what they’ve learned
This resource includes a step-by-step tutorial explaining how to share the resource with your students.
**Please note that you’ll need an internet connection, a laptop or tablet, and a Google or Microsoft OneDrive account.**
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"This was a perfect resource for my students to use for their biography reports on famous innovators. I loved that I could pick and choose which slides to include for each grade level/student so I could truly differentiate the lesson. Thank you!" - Vicki