Biography of Wangari Maathai
Use this biographical worksheet to help fourth and fifth graders learn about the environmental activist and women's rights advocate Wangari Maathai. First, students will read a biography of Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize. They will then use what they've learned to answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text. This reading and writing worksheet is a great way to give children practise reading nonfiction and making connections between key ideas and events.