What Biography Trading Card do you have?
Second graders have been learning about biographies.
Each student will do research on a person then create a Biography Trading Card.

*Process1. You first need to choose a person.
2. Next, you will research your person using the Biography Research Project Note Taking Guide.

3. Then, you are going to design and print a trading card for your person. The directions are below.

*Research Use your Biography Research Project Note Taking Guide to keep your notes. You will use online resources as well as library books to guide you in your search for information about your person.
BooksA cart of books on all of the people will be available for students to use.
Online ResourcesBiography for KidsEncyclopedia Britannica
EBSCO Research Databases- (Hint: click on Searchasaurus)
Discovery Education
Turtle Diary
Ducksters Biography
Pics 4 Learning-images

*Trading Card
  • Go to
  • Scroll down and click on Trading Card.
  • Browse to upload the picture of your person you saved earlier.
  • Fill in the fields with the information from page 5 of your note taking guide.
  • Click on the big create button at the bottom.
  • After your teacher has approved your card, print it.

Click here for a rubric that will be used to determine your grade for your Biography Research Project.