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Reflections of My Life--Student Autobiographies
Sixth graders provide a writing experience based on their own lives. The components of the writing process will be emphasized as well as narrative writing experiences. They then will publish their autobiography on the computer and use the scanner to add photographs.
6th Language Arts 10 Views 34 Downloads
Autobiography and Interviews
Students prepare for a visit to a retirement home using a personal time-line. In this personal time-line lesson, students ask their family members for help in making the time-line. They write an autobiography that will be used in a Living History Book before working as a class to write questions to be used when visiting the senior center.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Autobiography and Interviews
Students create a timeline and questions to be used in the living history book. They write their autobiographies to be included in the book as well. They work together as a class to develop questions they want to ask the senior citizens they visit at the retirement home.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 15 Downloads
Gandhi's Autobiography and the Study of Memoir
Seventh graders explore the life of Gandhi using his autobiography and memoir. In this Gandhi exploration instructional activity, 7th graders analyze Gandhi's literary voice by reading his autobiography. Students identify literary techniques in Gandhi's writing and apply the techniques to complete their own memoirs in a writer's workshop.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
It's Your Life: How to Write an Autobiography, Activity 3, Completing the Work: The Final Story
Young scholars finish writing and share their autobiographies with the class. In this language arts instructional activity, students participate in the third in a series of lessons which guide them through the process of writing an autobiography.
8th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 50 Downloads
Fourth graders interview their parents and grandparents to research their life stories. Using the information they collect, they write a first draft, revise, edit and write a final draft of their autobiography. They share their stories with the class and collect all papers into a class book.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Publishing Autobiographies 2
Eighth graders identify the 5th step of the writing process and apply the process to student autobiographies. While in the computer lab, they continue to type their autobiographies, and create covers for their autobiographies.
8th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Autobiography of . . . Me
Students examine the accomplishments of African Americans. After being introduced to the characteristics of an autobiography, they create a timeline of their lives. They use those events to write their own autobiography to share with the class.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 38 Downloads
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Study Question
For this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Benjamin Franklin's The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Students may check some of their answers online.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Autobiography of Malcolm X: the Book Versus the Movie
Students compare and contrast The Autobiography of Malcolm X to the film adaptation. In this Malcolm X lesson, students take notes as they view the film adaptation. Students write a comparative analysis and discuss the life and significance of Malcolm X.
10th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 21 Downloads