A bio poem is a simple poem written about a person, and it follows a predictable pattern. Bio poems generally don’t rhyme, and they can be autobiographical (about another person) or biographical (about yourself).
Step 1: Decide who you want to research for your Bio Poem. Here are some options to get your brainstorming kick started.
- American Presidents
- African American Leaders
- Influential Women
- Favorite Athlete, Musician or Artist
- Family Member or Friend
Step 2: Research your selected person (or interview family member) so that you have content for your Bio Poem. Take notes!
Step 3: Read the sample Bio Poem below about Rosa Parks.
Step 4: Use the guide and template below to draft your own Bio Poem!
Optional: Draw or include a picture of your selected person.