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The Beatles

Famous People

Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

Students read a brief bio about the Beatles. They share their own knowledge and practice comparing the Beatles to other bands.

John Lennon's quote, "more popular than Jesus," is mentioned in the reading, and his assassination is mentioned in the Timeline task. Teacher discretion is advised.

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Focus

topic-based
academic
4-skills
biography
compare and contrast
rock 'n' roll

Vocabulary

form
schoolmate
audition
core
tour
come out
sign
fab
stadium
boycott
A spinning paper plane
A spinning paper plane