Biographies: Short Stories Based on “Messages of People’s Lives” = Everything to Know [Now] About Teaching & Learning with Biographical Material, pages 11, 13, 41-76 (30 Intermediate-Level Biographies 31-42 & 43-60 + Exercises, Quizzes, Answers)
Who It’s For: Progressing Teachers / Students Who Appreciate Collections of Concise, Noteworthy Biographical Material with Attached Competency Checks, Quizzes, Answers
Why You Need It: (After benefiting from short, simple biographical selections,) Readers may want to tackle longer articles + exercises with more detail. Remember—not only is learning about significant personas’ impact on the world / universe intrinsically rewarding. It may also contribute to a somewhat integrated understanding of how pieces of history & culture eventually fit together. Here’s a substantial biographical “Reading Kit” (that naturally follows Download F-07.11b).
What You’ll / They’ll Do:
 Skim two pages of ideas on uses of “Two-Sided Reading Cards” with short Biographies of Famous People on their faces + compact Vocabulary, Main-Points + Important Information, & Interpretation exercises on their reverse sides. Note the explanations of quizzes & follow-up.
 On pages 41-54, leaf / glance through the subjects of Biographies 31-42, which begin with Bolivar, Simon & Charlie Brown and advance through Mother Teresa & Presley, Elvis. Note the kinds of reading tools on even-numbered pages and the summarizing quiz items that follow. Do the same with Biographies 43-60 on pages 55-74, each of which covers (at least) two personalities, such as Apostles, Artists of the Renaissance, Aviators, Characters of Horror Stories, and other fun or serious topics.
 Print out and cut apart the 12 Intermediate and 18 High-Intermediate biographical Readings 31-60 with Learning Aids. Do the same for the two 2-page summarizing “Mastery Quizzes” + Answer Keys. Alternatively, devise effective onscreen (individualized, cooperative, and/or whole-group) techniques for engaging, effective teaching/learning of biographical, historical, & cultural content at higher levels.
 For more input, refer to the complete F-07.11 Biographies Reference “Everything to Know (Now) about Teaching & Learning . . . .” content teaching / learning resource.