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Biography Symbolism Assignment



Total Pages: 12 pages
Answer Key: Rubric only
Teaching Duration: N/A
File Size: 1 MB
File Type: PDF

Biography Symbolism Assignment

Students will read a biography, memoir or autobiography and then create a life map outlining the important events in their chosen person’s life with this Biography Symbolism Assignment. After creating the life map, students will provide a written explanation and oral presentation of their life map.

  • This assignment is Google Classroom-ready with individual PDFs and Google Drive graphic organizers.


  • This resource is a non-editable PDF, with Google Classroom-compatible PDFs included.
  • Curriculum Links: This lesson covers reading, writing, oral/speaking, and media literacy curriculum objectives.

Biography Symbolism Assignment Includes:

  • assignment sheet
  • graphic organizers
  • differentiated and engaging activities
  • individual PDFs of student pages for uploading to Google Classroom or other online learning portals
  • Google Slides graphic organizers for 1 to 1 technology classrooms
  • detailed lesson plan and teacher directions
  • assessment rubrics (levels or points)

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