These sites are about George Washington Carver, his life, his scientific achievements, and his impact on American agriculture. Learn about his national monument located in Missouri and how you can order a traveling trunk for your classroom. Also includes biographies, activity ideas, quizzes, lesson plans, and information about peanuts and sweet potatoes. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on writing biographies.
This six-page PDF file includes teaching units for grade 1-2 students. Students will learn basic facts about Carver, attend the class discussion, play some peanut and sweet potato activities, and sing a song about the scientist.
These sites offer tips for writing biographies. There are lesson plans, helpful handouts, rubrics, and examples of biographies written by elementary students. Includes a video about the writing process.