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Biography and autobiography (KS1 resources)

Introduction examples and structured templates for writing biographies and autobiographies.

21 resources
St Swithin's Day
A set of activities based around St Swithin and the famous proverb  … read more
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Roald Dahl biography
Children read through the fact page on Roald Dahl and then gather  … read more
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Edith Cavell biography
An activity based around a biography of Edith Cavell. Children  … read more
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Y2 | Writing composition
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Recounts – biographies (upper KS2)
A set of supporting activities to support the teaching of biographies.  … read more
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Writing non-fiction upper KS2
This pack consists of five comprehensive units, each comprising  … read more
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Writing composition | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar
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Writing non-fiction (lower KS2)
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Writing composition | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar
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Olympic competitor biography planner
A useful writing frame to support the composition of a biography  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Writing composition | Sports
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Family history
Children recount key facts from a significant and happy family  … read more
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Shakespeare's life and works
A brief history of Shakespeare's life and works with follow-up  … read more
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Florence Nightingale
Read the sentences about Florence Nightingale. Cut them out,  … read more
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The life of Mary Seacole
A collection of stimulating activities based on Mary Seacole.  … read more
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Y3 Y4
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Biography: Barack Obama
A topic based approach to biographies based on President Obama.  … read more
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Y5 Y6
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Biography: Roald Dahl
A six page resource based on the life of Roald Dahl. Activities  … read more
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Y3 Y4
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What was he really like?
Read the passage about Charles I. Look for facts and opinions  … read more
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Y6
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Write your CV
Write a CV to send to your next class or school. A super activity!  … read more
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Features of a good biography
A PowerPoint presentation on how to write a successful biography.  … read more
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Y6
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Who is William Shakespeare?
Create a piece of informative writing about William Shakespeare.  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing composition
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My diary
A useful framework for writing a diary entry.  … read more
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Y5 Y6
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Research a famous person using the internet
Use the planning frame as a guide to research a famous person.  … read more
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An ICT based research task
Fill in the sheet to create an information poster on Dahl.  … read more
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This is your life!
A great resource that involves the children in researching and  … read more
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