Behind the Scenes: Biography Digital Self-Checking Activities

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Digital Self-Checking Activities are all the rage this year, especially when many students are still learning virtually. 

Today in this bonus video post, I take you behind the scenes into one of my reading digital activities -Famous Figures in Black History!

My digital biography passages and questions are self-checking and can be assigned through Google Classroom. 

Watch the video to see or you can view the timestamps below if you're looking for something specific!

What You'll See:

  • Hello Algebra creates pixel art and self-checking templates for TPT sellers (0:43)

  • A look into the passage tab (1:20)
  • A tour into the questions tab (1:40)
  • How the self-checking activity works (2:11)
  • Students' answers turn green/red - it's through conditional formatting in Google Sheets (3:10)

Looking for upper elementary reading comprehension passages that also teach about famous people in history? You and your students will love these engaging, minimal-prep, and TEKS-aligned biography passages and questions!


This set includes 25 biographies and questions for Famous Figures in Black HistoryThis is perfect for Black History Month - or year-round!


Each comprehension check contains 5 questions. You can utilize these activities for independent work, small group practice and review, stations, test prep, homework, or guided practice. You will find digital and printable versions of the activities and an answer key for the multiple choice questions!



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