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Biography Cube

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 2 pages | Grades: 1 - 6

Research and create an interactive biography for a historical figure.

Make Biography Research Painless

Biography writing doesn’t have to be a daunting task. 

In fact, it can be—dare we say it?—FUN!     

With this 2-page template, your students will use the planning page to research topics like personality traits, famous quotes, and fun facts and use them to create a 3D profile cube. They then cut out the template, assemble it, and present their pop-up biography to the class.

biography cube activity

Scaffolding + Extension Tips 

In addition to individual student work time, use this English Language Arts activity as an in-class or homework assignment for:

Additionally, students who need more support with these concepts would benefit from completing this worksheet in a 1:1 setting or guided writing group

How to Prepare This Resource

Please note this resource downloads as a black and white PDF. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.

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