Autobiography Teacher Resources
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The Power of Autobiographical Writing
Students explore the concept of injustice. In this nonviolent resistance lesson, students discuss how autobiographical writing may be used to promote justice. Students read an excerpt from Gandhi's autobiography and determine how his...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Malcolm X and Race Relations
Students read sections of Malcolm X's autobiography. In groups, they create a poster which highlights the events in his life and explains his philosophy on race relations. They present their poster to the class and answer any questions...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
PowerPoint to Me: A Multimedia Autobiography
Fourth graders create a slide show presentation. As a class, they brainstorm topics to include in an autobiography. Individuals use a graphic organizer to develop a plan for their slide show. Using PowerPoint technology, each student...
4th English Language Arts
How to Write Your 5 Paragraph Essay
Introduce the format of the five-paragraph expository essay with a two-part presentation. This first assignment asks writers to craft an autobiographical essay and the second assignment is for an analysis of a short story. Viewers are...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Dance: Personal Soundtracks
Students create a musical autobiography. In this fine arts lesson, students explore the emotions that music can express by listening to and discussing a variety of music. Students construct a personal timeline and a collection of music...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Performance-Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 11 ELA/Literacy)
Support your eleventh graders with a practice assessment for the Common Core tests. The practice test features a series of literary and informational passages and related multiple choice and essay questions. An online version is also...
11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Two Stories
Compare new and old versions of the classic story Alice in Wonderland in this comprehensive worksheet packet. Learners read an excerpt from the original, answering several analysis questions. They do the same for a more modern version,...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed