Friday, January 19, 2018

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Black History Month Biography for Science: William Kamkwamba”

by UtahRoots
7th - 10th Grade

This Black History Month Biography for Science is William Kamkwamba, a Malawian made famous for building a windmill from junkyard refuse to bring electricity to his village when he was only 14 years old. His story was made famous by his appearance on TED Talks, a documentary film, and autobiography The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind.

You will receive:

A one-page biography
Comprehension and inference questions worksheet
A teacher’s key for the worksheet
A writing prompt

This is a free sample from Impossible Dreams: Kids Who Changed Their World
a set of six biographies of young people who made contributions to science and society at a remarkably young age. The biographies are written to teach and inspire today’s young people and to help them believe that young people can change the world.

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