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Biographies for Kids, Famous Leaders for Young Readers

Biographies for Kids, Famous Leaders for Young Readers
These stories of presidents, inventors, educators, scientists, business men and women etc. are presented to inspire the student to follow their examples of courage, determination, honesty and willingness to work. Each story features 8 free printables!multi-choice test, word search, crossword puzzle, word scramble, study sheet, student worksheet, alphabetical order page, and picture to color. There are 7 online activites for each biography. Online computer-graded tests, online games, jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, word searches, scrambled word puzzles, and pictures to paint. The biographies and accompanying worksheets can be helpful for developing reading comprehension.

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7 Facts on George Washington Carver George Washington Carver is known for his work with peanuts (though he did not invent peanut butter, as some may believe). However, there's a lot more to this scientist and inventor than simply being "the Peanut Man." Read on for seven insights into Carver, his life and his accomplishments. 1. He was known as the young "plant doctor." Even as a child, Carver was interested in nature.

Story of Stuff The Story of Stuff, originally released in December 2007, is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the Stuff in your life forever. Download the Fact Sheet

Biographies for kids: Inventors, World Leaders, Women, Civil Rights Ancient GreeceAlexander the GreatAristotlePericles25 Famous Greek PeopleGreek Philosophers Ancient RomeAugustusJulius CaesarCiceroConstantine the GreatSpartacus the GladiatorEmperors of the Roman Empire Ancient EgyptPharaohs Cleopatra VIIHatshepsutRamses IITutankhamun Ancient ChinaConfuciusKangxi EmperorGenghis KhanKublai KhanMarco PoloPuyi (The Last Emperor)Emperor QinEmperor TaizongSun TzuEmpress WuZheng HeEmperors of China Middle AgesAlfred the GreatCharlemagneGenghis KhanJoan of ArcJustinian IMarco PoloSaint Francis of AssisiWilliam the ConquerorFamous Queens Shakespeare around the world Did you know that children in every continent of the world study Shakespeare? From pupils in Denmark studying Hamlet, to 15-year-olds in China learning scenes from The Merchant of Venice, millions of students are introduced to his stories every year. Shakespeare’s Globe

George Washington Carver for Kids Biography George Washington Carver by Arthur Rothstein Occupation: Scientist and educator Born: January 1864 in Diamond Grove, Missouri Died: January 5, 1943 in Tuskegee, Alabama Best known for: Discovering many ways to use the peanutBiography: Where did George grow up? "ESL English as a Second Language Listening and Reading Audiobooks" Arch of Triumph by Erich Maria Remarque It is 1939. Despite a law banning him from performing surgery, Ravic —a German doctor and refugee living in Paris— has been treating some of the city’s most elite citizens.

Biographies for Kids Nikola Tesla – Unsung Prophet of Electrical Age If you ask anyone or check up in the encyclopaedia, who invented the radio or X-rays, chances are you will never come across the name of Nikola Tesla there. Look up... Read More Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart was one of the world’s most celebrated aviators. Seven Things I Learned in Seven Years This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Maria Popova and her reflections on what she has learned since she set up her wonderful website Brain Pickings titled Seven Things I Have Learned in Seven Years of Reading, Writing and Living. Students speculate on a photo, read a short article, watch a short film, talk about the points made in the film, and read the transcript of the film. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes

Babe Ruth Biography Occupation: Baseball Player Born: February 6, 1895 in Baltimore, Maryland Died: August 16, 1948 in New York City, New York Best known for: A New York Yankee outfielder and one of the greatest baseball players in history Nicknames: Babe, The Bambino, The Sultan of SwatBiography: Where did Babe Ruth grow up? George Herman Ruth, Jr. was born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 6, 1895. Little Red Riding Hood Jump to navigation TeachingEnglish All around the world children love listening to and reading fairy tales in their mother tongue. Biography Online Actors – Famous actors , including Alec Guinness, Katherine Hepburn, Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly. Adventurers – Famous adventurers and explorers, including Christopher Colombus, Marco Polo, Roald Amundsen and Neil Armstrong. Artists – A list of the great artists – Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo and Rembrandt. Business people – Famous businessmen/women. Including Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Henry Ford and Steve Jobs. Comedians – Some of the great comedians including Charlie Chaplin, Groucho Marx, Peter Sellers, Johnny Carson and John Cleese.

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