Read a biography of an appropriate reading level outside of class time.
Take the Accelerated Reader (AR) quiz for the book. If a quiz is not available for the book you have read please discuss the book with your teacher.
Draft a biography poem about the main person in the biography.
Collect pictures representing the person’s accomplishments.
Create a finished poem and collage on a 9 x 12 sheet of paper.
Present the poem by placing it on your shelf space in the classroom.
Intelligence, imaginative, genius, memorable
Son of John and Mary
Lover of theater, society, and nobility
Who finds happiness in production, wit, and words
Who gives tragedies, comedies, and histories
Who enjoys writing, humor, and history
Who wears elegant clothing, tights, and puff shoulders
Resident of Stratford-on-Avon and London
Modeling of poem:
Person’s first name only
Four adjectives describing the person
Son/daughter of (brother/sister of)
Lover of (3 people or ideas)
Who finds happiness in (3 items or ideas)
Who gives (3 items)
Who enjoys (3 items)
Who wears (3 colors or items of clothing)
Resident of city, state, or country
Person’s last name
Last school day of the month