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Biography. Hi! I’m Leo and this is my friend, Sam. We’re going to tell you about Biographies. Sam will give you a piece of his cheese if you remember what we teach you. Will you get your cheese? We’ll see.

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Biography

Biography

Hi! I’m Leo and this is my friend, Sam. We’re going to tell you about Biographies.

Sam will give you a piece of his cheese if you remember what we teach you.

Will you get

your cheese?

We’ll see . . .


Biography

A biography is the story of a person’s life that is written by another person.

If I wrote the story of Leo’s life, it would be called a biography.


Biography

An autobiography is the story of a person’s life that is written by the person himself.

If Leo writes the story of his own life, it is called an autobiography.


Biography

Biography written by the person himself. = Someone else writes the story of Leo’s life.

Autobiography = Leo writes the story of his own life.


Here are some things you will learn when you read a biography
Here are some things you will learn written by the person himself.when you read a biography.

Events that happened in the person’s life.

What the person did that made him famous.


Biography books are placed together on the same shelves in the library
Biography books are placed together written by the person himself.on the same shelves in the library.

92 WAS

That’s because they have the same Dewey number: 92.

92 FRA

92 DIS

George Washington’s Life

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Life of Walt Disney


Biography
The first part of the call number for biography is 921. What do you think the 3 letters in the second part of the call number stand for?

92 WAS

Watch out!

This is a tricky question.

92 FRA

92 DIS

Hmmm, DIS, FRA, and WAS.

George Washington’s Life

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Life of Walt Disney


Biography
Those 3 letters represent the person the book is about. They are the first 3 letters of the person’s last name.

Wow!

The person the book is about?

That’s right!

92 WAS

92 FRA

92 DIS

George Washington’s Life

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Life of Walt Disney


Biography

92 WAS They are the first 3 letters of the person’s last name.

92 FRA

92 DIS

Remember, 92 is the Dewey number for biography.

George Washington’s Life

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Life of Walt Disney

DIS stands for Disney.

FRA stands for Frank.

WAS stands for Washington.


Let s see how well you are doing what is the dewey call number for a biography about jim bridger
Let’s see how well you are doing? They are the first 3 letters of the person’s last name. What is the Dewey call number fora biography about Jim Bridger?

If you said the first part of the call number is 92, you are right! What’s next?

The letters BRI are next. They are the first 3 letters of the last name of the person the book is about.

92

BRI


That was great now figure out the call number for a biography about each of the following people
That was great! Now figure out the call number for a biography about each of the following people:

92

LIN

Abraham Lincoln

92

ROS

Betsy Ross

92

COL

Christopher Columbus

92

ANT

Susan B. Anthony


It s time to see if you remember what we have taught you about biography
It’s time to see if you remember what we have taught you about biography.

What is the difference between a biography and an autobiography?


Biography

A biography is the story of a person’s life that is written by someone else.

Good Job!

An autobiography is the story of a person’s life that is written by the person himself.


Here s another question for you
Here’s another question for you! written by someone else.

What is the Dewey number for biography, and what do the 3 letters below the number stand for?


Biography

The Dewey number for biography is 92. written by someone else.

You Are Awesome!

The 3 letters below 92 are the first 3 letters of the last name of the person the book is about.



Biography

SUPER cheese?

JOB!