How to Write a Biography: Lesson for Kids


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A biography is _____.

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1. What is included in a topic sentence?


What type of paragraph is this?

''Who was the 16th President of the United States of America? If you said Abraham Lincoln, you'd be right! Abraham Lincoln served as the US President from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He led the US through the Civil War and abolished slavery, and during his life, earned himself the nickname 'Honest Abe'.''

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take time to look at the quiz and worksheet to see how much you know about writing biographies. Some topics you will see on the quiz include topic sentences and components of a biography.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our materials help test your understanding of:

  • What to include in a conclusion
  • Writing books about one's life
  • Topic sentences
  • What a biography is
  • Other types of paragraphs

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about what is included in a conclusion
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out the most important facts from the lesson on writing biographies
  • Critical thinking - use these materials to view biographies in a different way

Additional Learning

If you are interested in learning more, be sure to use the lesson called How to Write a Biography: Lesson for Kids. Some other topics you can look at are:

  • What a biography is used for
  • Components of a successful biography
  • Finishing off a biography