Biography Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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What is the best description of a biography?

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1. What is a genre?

2. What is one characteristic of biographies?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are biographies and why are they written? This quiz and worksheet combo will help to show how much you know about these kinds of topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test your ability to:

  • Describe what a biography is
  • Define genre
  • Identify characteristics of a biography
  • Tell what types of people biographies are about
  • Discuss why authors write biographies

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you get the most important information from the lesson, such as the characteristics, or features, of a biography
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can tell the meaning of main terms, such as 'genre'
  • Information recall - remember why biographies are written
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to explain what types of people have biographies written about them

Additional Learning

Biography Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples covers lots of details about this type of book. You will find out:

  • What biographies are
  • What type of information is found in biographies
  • Names of people who have had biographies written about their lives