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Biography / Autobiography Reading Passages

Biography is the fact-based story of a person's life written by a third party. An autobiography is the fact-based story of a person’s life which is written by that person. 

(65) Results for Biography / Autobiography Reading Passages

Helen Learns About Love

by Helen Keller from The Story of My Life

Chapter VI passage: While she was born with the abil...

766 Words, 5th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Figurative Language, Main / Central Idea

Helen Learns Words

by Helen Keller from The Story of My Life

Chapter IV passage: This passage is from Helen Kelle...

879 Words, 5th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Little Helen

by Helen Keller from The Story of My Life

Chapter II passage: Helen Keller was an extraordinar...

619 Words, 5th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, Summary

African American Inventors: Granville T. Woods

by RV Staff Writer A.A.

Inventor Granville Woods overcame early obstacles to...

283 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

African American Inventors: Lewis Latimer

by RV Staff Writer A.A.

African American inventor Lewis Latimer is the paten...

213 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

African American Inventors: Patricia Bath

by RV Staff Writer A.A.

Patricia Bath was the first black female doctor to r...

245 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

African American Inventors: George Washington Carver

by RV Staff Writer A.A.

Born into slavery, George Washington Carver would ev...

343 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Summary

African American Inventors: Elijah McCoy

by R.V. Staff Writer A.A.

One of the premier inventors of his time, Elijah McC...

213 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

Rachel Carson, Environmentalist

Nature writer and marine biologist Rachel Carson wrote the highly controversial book, “Silent Spring.” The book had the chemica...

439 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Nathanael Greene, the Youngest Brigadier General in the Continental Army

Nathanael Greene had aspirations to be an officer in the Continental Army in the American Revolution. The problem though was he...

381 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Summary, Theme