Shirley Chisholm is a wonderful choice for a Women’s History Month and Black History Month biography study.This Shirley Chisholm Women’s History research activity is creative and filled with opportunities for differentiation. The biography, timeline, growth mindset, and online research allows your students to take visual notes using the eye-catching sketchnotes! In this teaching resource, you will receive the 8.5×11 page and 16×20 poster.

– gray scale, with lines, space for notes
– BIOGRAPHY POSTER (4 8.5×11 sheets required)
– 8.5×11 version
★Teacher Instructions for biography timeline, philosophy, background on sketchnotes and the build-a-poster assembly.
★The CCSS standards

Sketch notes are creative, hands-on, auditory, personal, and brain-friendly fun! If you love interactive notebooks you’ll love this differentiation strategy! Get this activity as a PDF download for printing or upload the PDF to your favorite note-taking app like Notability, a GOOGLE Chrome extension, or Microsoft One Note -all really versatile for a tech-infused lesson.

I really love how a concept can be mapped out with visuals like with interactive notebooks but without the cutting. Sketch notes help my students’ memory and recalling skills -visual notes, pictures, symbols, sequence, color, and frames, and fonts.

Sketch notes are an inspiring and logical way to engage in visual note-taking from direct and student-centered instruction. Sketch notes can be used for:
★Note taking
★Auditory, visual, and kinesthetic learners
★Encourages creativity
★Organizing thoughts
★Studying and memorization
★Gaining insight on complex subjects
★Jogging your creativity
★Visually appealing presentation of information
★Allows students to discover their own style
★In this resource – the sketch notes are both on paper and digital

Created by Danielle Knight, © Study All Knight, The Knight Stuff, LLC

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