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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

Abraham Lincoln, the Inventor

Abraham Lincoln is well-known as the 16th President of the United States, but he was also an inventor. Abe loved tinkering and ...

520 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Summary

Indian Life and Adventure

by Ohiye S’a/Charles Alexander Eastman from Indian Boyhood

Chapter X Passage: Ohiye S’a, whose English name was...

239 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements

Boyhood and Youth

by Theodore Roosevelt from Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography

Chapter 1 passage: Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) wa...

425 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues

The Lady with the Lamp

by Laura E. Richards from Florence Nightingale: The Angel of the Crimea

Chapter XI passage: Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)...

638 Words, 6th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Symbolism, Theme

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Part Two

by Benjamin Franklin from The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was one of the most co...

383 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Compare and Contrast, Main / Central Idea, Summary