Real People

The students will discuss the meaning of biographies and identify information in the book, The Story of Ruby Bridges.

An explicit lesson is provided. The materials can be downloaded if you register on the site. This is free. The book, The Story of Ruby Bridges is not provided.

Standards & Objectives

Learning objectives: 

Learning Goal:

  • Explain that biographies are stories that give information about real people.
  • Identify information about real people in a biography.

Lesson Variations

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Necessary Materials:

  • Provided: Example Chart, Independent Practice Worksheet
  • Not Provided: The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles, chart paper, markers