Your students will love learning about Thomas Edison, the scientist who brightened up the world with his invention of the lightbulb, in this biography unit. This print-and-go resource contains everything you need to teach your kiddos about this genius inventor. Best of all, it’s available in both print and digital versions.
TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT’S INCLUDED:
All activities are available in both print and digital versions.
✅ A Cover Page in b/w and color and both a photograph and clipart and a quote
✅ Biography of Thomas Edison
✅ Character Map
✅ Just the Facts Graphic Organizer
✅ Three Interesting Things Graphic OrganizerImportant Events Graphic Organizer
✅ Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer
✅ The Important Thing Summarization Activity – 2 versions
✅ Footprints in History – Timeline Activity
✅ Analyze a Quote
✅ Biography Foldable Flip Book
You may use this biography of Thomas Edison and the activities with students in grades 2-5. Younger students may not be able to complete all 11 activities, but there are plenty for you to pick and choose from.
This unit is perfect to use during a study of biographies, National Inventors Day (which is also Thomas Edison’s birthday) on February 11th, or National Inventors Month in May.
OTHER RESOURCES YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN:
- Albert Einstein Biography, Graphic Organizers, and Reading Response Activities
- The Crayon Man Picture Book Companion and Activities
PLEASE NOTE: The digital version of the file is stored on Google Drive™ and formatted as Google Slides™. You will need a Google Classroom™ or Google Drive™ account to access these files. There is a PDF file included in the download with links to the file. When you click on the link, a page will appear that allows you to make a copy of the file to your Google™ account.
© Susan Morrow This purchase is for single classroom use only. Sharing this resource with multiple teachers, an entire school, or an entire school system is strictly forbidden. Multiple licenses are available at a discount.
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