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Focus on Biography Theme 5 Family Time
People have always told stories about heroes and leaders.
What is a biography? A biography is a true story.
Biography stories show how people with interesting and inspiring lives achieved their goals.
We read biography stories to learn more about the things and people that interest us.
We read biography stories to understand what life was like in a different time or place.
So, what exactly is a biography?
A biography is a true story about someones life.
A biography tells facts about what the person did. Minister Great speaker
It tells about events that happened during the persons life.
A biography usually has a timeline that shows in order the events in the persons life.
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