Biography Writing with Patricia and Fredrick McKissack

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  • Sep 6 2010 1:52 PM

    Louise Bigham

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This Scholastic "Writing with Writers" project focuses on biographical writing. Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, winners of the Coretta Scott King award, provide students with a warm-up exercise, genre-specific tips, and an example of a biographical sketch written by them. This resource is referenced in the ReadWriteThink lesson titled "Childhood Remembrances: Life and Art Intersect in Nikki Giovanni's 'Nikki-Rosa.'"

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    Grade: 3 to 8

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Discussions; Brainstorming; Cooperative Learning