Biography of a Friend

Contributor: Melissa LaRusso. Lesson ID: 10282

How do we know about famous people from the past or present? What's a good way to find out about someone we don't know? Biographies are true stories that help us know real people! You will write two!



English / Language Arts
learning style
personality style
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!


A best friend is someone you know a lot about, like what he likes and dislikes, and what is interesting to her. Can you think of a question you have for your friend or something you don't know about him or her? Have fun writing a book about your friend!

Writing about someone besides yourself is called biographical writing.

Some biographies tell the story of a person's entire life, beginning when he or she was born. Other biographies are short stories or descriptions of a person. You will have fun and learn a lot by writing a biography!

You can choose someone you know, like a friend, grandparent, or neighbor, or you can write about a famous or historical figure.

Now that you've got the idea, move on to the Got It? section to begin your book!

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