Name:______________________________________

Date: ______________________________________

Biography Book Report

For the second book report of the second quarter, every fourth grader needs to read a biography.  The book report of the biography is due on Thursday, January 11th.  On Thursday, February 1st, the fourth grader must dress as the person that he or she read about for the second annual fourth grade wax museum.  

Biography Title: ______________________________________________

Author: _____________________________________________________

Why did you choose to read this biography?

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Before you read this biography what schema did you have about this person? _____________________________________________________

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What is this person most known for?

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As you are reading, identify an unfamiliar word.  _____________________

Using context clues, what do you think this word means? _____________

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What context clues, made you think this? __________________________

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Define the word using dictionary.com. _____________________________

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Write the word in a sentence. ____________________________________

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Illustrate the word.  

In each box below, illustrate a picture of the person during their early life, in the middle of their life, and at the end of their life.  Include a caption for each illustration.  

Early Life Middle of Life End of life

What is the main idea of your biography?

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What are two details that support your main idea?  

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How do the details support the main idea?

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As you are reading make an inference in this text.

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What explicit text evidence did you use to make this inference?

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