Autobiography Teacher Resources
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What are the Main Ideas?
Prior to beginning Rosa Parks: My Story by Rosa Parks, model for your class members how to determine the main idea of a text. Exercepts from another story are provided to use for the demonstration. The focus then shifts to Rosa Parks' autobiography and modeling continues with Chapter 1.
6th Language Arts 22 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Designed
ISTEP + Grade 6 Item Sampler
In this cross-curricular sampler of worksheets, students determine the meaning of specialized vocabulary and to understand the precise meaning of grade-level-appropriate words, describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and perspectives, and write clear, coherent, and focused essays.
5th - 6th Language Arts 87 Views 903 Downloads
The Insights of American Blacks During the 19th and 20th Centuries in New Haven, Connecticut
Students examine the contributions of African Americans in New Haven, Connecticut in the 19th and 20th centuries. After being introduced to new vocabulary, they review the elements of autobiographies and read excerpts of African American authors.
7th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 17 Downloads
Use of John Johnson's Life Story in Conjunction With Other Black Entrepreneurs as Role Models for Potential Black Businessmen
Students read an autobiography of John Johnson and discuss how he rose from poverty to be a successful businessman. After reading excerpts of other autobiographies, they brainstorm a list of characteristics of those who were successful in business.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 18 Downloads
Who Are You?
Students explore the concept of self and analyze the Human Organization Theory. Individually, students write poems about themselves. In small groups, they create a poster related to the 14 categories of the Human Organization Theory. Students read and create their autobiography, following a model.
9th - 12th English Language Development 11 Views 26 Downloads
Pre-Write: Creating a Life Map
Learners discover the elements of an autobiography. In this creative writing lesson, students write about themselves in the early school year to gain confidence and feel comfortable in their new surroundings. Learners utilize a Life Map to make sure they write efficiently.
8th - 10th Language Arts 20 Views 61 Downloads
Long Walk to Freedom: Fact, fiction, and opinion
Fourth graders read a selection about Nelson Mandela and discuss the define the difference between a biography and an autobiography. In this "Fact, Fiction and Opinion" lesson plan, 4th graders complete worksheets to understand the differences between fact, fiction and opinion.
4th Language Arts 13 Views 64 Downloads
Relating to Franklin's Age of Reason
Fourth graders read a selection describing 13 virtues from "The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin." They keep track of their behavior and whether or not they can keep up with 5 chosen virtues. They write a 5 paragraph essay on their experience.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Young scholars collect pictures of their life and use them in an photostory. In this autobiography lesson, students scan in their pictures and navigate software to create a photostory. Young scholars learn to edit pictures, add titles, import text for narration and add music.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Eighth graders identify key components of an autobiography. They plan and draft an outline of a summer school mini-autobiography and employ peer evaluation in revision step of writing process. They explain difference between revision and editing step of writing process.
8th Language Arts 24 Views 32 Downloads
Students create an autobiography. In this autobiography lesson, students create a digital autobiography using photographs and captions about their lives. Students will publish their autobiography on the class blog page, as well as present it to the class.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Review Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 13 Views 11 Downloads
The Autobiography of Malcolm Study Questions & Essay Topics
For this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Students may check some of their answers online.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 13 Views 24 Downloads
African-American Autobiography for the Middle School Student
Students are introduced to the characteristics of an autobiography. For each author, they research their life and works and discuss why it reflects different time periods of African-Americans. In groups, they brainstorm characteristics of a character and the setting they are going to use in writing their fictional autobiography.
7th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 17 Downloads
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 15 Views 35 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 12 Downloads
Autobiography and Interviews
Pupils 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 18 Downloads