Every year students are expected to read, analyze, and report on a biography. Take this unit a step further and watch the excitement explode on your blog. Share the video below about Samantha Garvey and this article for further information – Samantha Garvey. Typically the theme for most biography units is “Perseverance.” Discuss what students can learn from her?
Ask students to interview many people in their family/community. Have students select a person who demonstrated perseverance and highlight them on your blog. Students should summarize his/her story and post it to the blog along with a photo. They will be so proud to share their findings and will develop mentors along the way.