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59 resources with the concept memoirs

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Diaries and Memoirs

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders analyze how personal diaries and memoirs record actual events.  In this World History lesson, 7th graders compare and contrast diaries and memoirs from the Holocaust.  Students write as a way to explore one's own feelings...
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Writing a Personal Narrative

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze a variety of rhetorical devices including metaphor, hyperbole, metonomy and imagery. They read samples of autobiographies, work in groups to complete writing skills activities and produce individual personal narratives.
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Diaries and Memoirs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze how personal diaries and memoirs record actual events, compare and contrast diaries and memoirs from the Holocaust, and engage in journal or diary writing as a way to explore one's own feelings and self.
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Memoirs and Personal Essays

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students can then pinpoint problems the characters experience and interview their parents to see if they too may have once faced a similar problem. Interviews with family members can be recorded by students in their home language.
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Producing a Family Memoir

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students analyze memoir as a genre. They then organize the information researched in the first lesson and put together their own family memoir. Students present information chronologically and thematically and draft an introduction and...
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Exploring the Personal Narrative

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students define the characteristics of a personal narrative, explain the difference between a 'memoir' and an 'autobiography', and create a reading journal in which they will log their reading activities. In this personal narrative...
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Shelby County: The Regulator-Moderator War

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders comprehend the importance of the Regulator-Moderator War through John W. Middleton's memoir. They comprehend how the different motivations held by each faction began the conflict. Students are shown the map of Shelby...
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From Memoir to Expository Writing with Advanced English Language Learners

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students create a memoir. They compare writing with story telling and personal experience. They analyze how they learn, so they can begin to look critically at their own learning.
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Oral History Memoirs of American Experiences in Japan

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students identify the process of producing an oral history/documentary. Students analyze and synthesize information and memoirs as a valuable tool for exploring the past using primary resources. Students differentiate facts of historical...
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Nudging Questions

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
Students choose one topic to write about. They brainstorm ideas about their topic or incident. They use sensory details to visualize their topic. They answer a variety of teacher directored nudging question to help them describe their...
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Albert M. Lea

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research Albert M. Lea and the historical context of 1835.