Biography Unit Activities with Influential People



This no-prep Biography Unit Activities with Influential People is a perfect supplement to use for your biography lessons. It covers a variety of topics about biographies, autobiographies, timelines, and then a study of 16 different influential people. There are reading comprehension passages, graphic organizers, writing pages, and cut and glue activities.

There is also a digital conversion of this resource available in Google Slides. They have been digitally converted. You can use the paper version or digital conversion in your unit. The links to these digital slides are on page 4.

*Please read: The 16 individual influential people biographies are pieces that have been pulled from my more extensive biography units/bundle. If you own the bundle, you already have half of this resource. Please email me at [email protected] if you own this bundle, but still want this biography unit.

This single unit is part of a growing bundle. If you’re interested in other social studies units similar to this, click here.

Introduction to Biography pages:

  • Biography passage & follow-up activities
  • Autobiography “
  • Timeline “

Individual Biographies for Influential People:

  • Passage
  • Timeline
  • Research Fact Writing
  • Informational Writing

Influential People Included:

  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Amelia Earhart
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • George Washington
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Helen Keller
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Jane Goodall
  • Lewis and Clark
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Rosa Parks
  • Ruby Bridges
  • Sacagawea
  • Sally Ride
  • Susan B. Anthony
  • Wright Brothers

This Biography Unit Activities with Influential People purchase is for one single classroom only.

If you’re interested in sharing with other classrooms, make sure to buy the extra licenses for a discount through the TeachersPayTeachers tool. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at [email protected].