Biographies: Choose your Own
We have only had time to cover a few biographies this week. Today your job is to find someone you want to learn about!

Today’s Activities

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Biographies

Check out all the interesting people on BrainPOP. Pick one of these famous people to learn about. 

Use one of these biography templates to do a mini report

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Faces on Money

There are many famous people printed on our money. You might want to read some of their biographies. In the meantime, play this fun money game, “Roll Some Change!”

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Experiment

If you have time, look up a biography about Marie Curie. She was a famous scientist. She studied many things including chemistry and physics.

Here are some fun experiments to try at home!

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Presidents

Here is a link to find out more about each United States President!

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Extend

Maybe you would like to read a biography of a famous basketball player. If you like basketball you might like these drills from the Jr. NBA!

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Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe was a famous American artist. She is best known for painting flowers, skyscrapers, animal skulls, and southwestern landscapes. You might want to learn more about her. Right now, you can try out her style by painting (or coloring) a flower in this tutorial.

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