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43 resources with the keyterm autobiographies

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What's the Author's Purpose?

For Teachers 6th Standards
What is the author's purpose for sharing an autobiography? Start this lesson with the short story provided about getting pulled over by a police officer. Then, discuss the acronym PIES and how it stands for the four main reasons an...
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Memory Story

For Teachers 6th
Love this lesson! This activity takes writing a memoir to the next level. Pupils listen to a story from The New York Times, bring in a picture which is meaningful to them, and use it to create a project about their life. Within the...
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All About Me

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Using technology, learners create and deliver a multimedia autobiographical presentation to present to the class. This ambitious lesson has learners use a variety of sources both old and new; magazines, poster board, the Internet, and...
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A Mirror into History

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Are we really all that different from people in the past? First, learners of all ages write an autobiographical poem. Then, they research the lives of historical figures. They use the same format that they used to write their own poem to...
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A Book About Me

For Teachers K
How big is your foot? How long is your arm? How big is your mom’s hand? After learning how to measure body parts, young writers collect their observations into an illustrated book. Instructions for crafting a 3D Tim Foil Man are also...
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Who Am I? - Autobiographies

For Teachers K
Kindergarten writers begin their autobiographies by recording their name, age, and the color of their eyes and hair. Work continues with the inclusion of two or three sentences about other members of their family, including pets....
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Learning Through Autobiographical Situations

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
A special education classroom examines a variety of literature from Latin American authors. In groups, they read excerpts from many autobiographies and compare them with their own life. After writing their own autobiographies, they...
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Careers and Self-Portraits

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore careers they may have in their future. They create a paper collage self-portrait of themselves as adults dressed for work. They write an autobiography describing the education and training required for their chosen career.
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I Am Special and You Are Special Too #6

For Teachers Pre-K - K
We are All Alike…We Are All Different is the springboard for the creation of an illustrated book in which young writers record their impression of themselves, their families, and their interests. Sharing the completed books in circle...
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Biography and Autobiography

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore perspective through autobiographies and biographies. In writing skills lesson, students identify perspectives in the provided selections. Students also complete worksheets that require them to analyze autobiographies and...
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Writing an Autobiography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use their Life Map to write a strong introduction for an autobiography. They apply the Life Map to a written sequence, use guided imagery to visualize the writing process and experience peer editing.
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Be a Celebrity and Share Your Life with Us

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Sixth graders discuss their likes, dislikes, hobbies, goals, and special events in their lives. They write a five paragraph autobiography focusing on style, transitions, and details. This is well-suited for either explanatory or...
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Bud, Not Buddy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read the book Bud, Not Buddy and participate in activities that generate understanding of the Great Depression. In this realistic fiction lesson, 5th graders read about a boy who grew up  during this time. Students research...
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Famous Women

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate famous women. In this famous women lesson, 3rd graders read books and view photographs of famous women. Students discuss the roles of women and study facts about their lives. Students recieve pictures of women...
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Who Gets to Invent and How Do Inventors Change Our Lives?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students examine the way various inventions have changed their lives. As a class, they create a timeline of the most important inventions during their lifetime and another timeline of how old they were when it was invented. ...
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The Insights of American Blacks During the 19th and 20th Centuries in New Haven, Connecticut

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars 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...
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Current Contexts

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine how they are affected by world affairs. After reading an article, they examine Otto Frank's attempts to immigrate to America. Using the New York Times, they identify examples of news, advertisements and photographs...
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All About Me: Lesson 5 of 15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a characterization map. In this characterization instructional activity, students read Goin' Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack. Students choose a biography or an autobiography and present facts about that person...
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Writing an Autobiography

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create an autobiography about themselves in a brochure format. In this autobiographical information lesson , students complete prewriting activities and watch a PowerPoint on autobiographies.
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My Autobiography Activity

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders tell others about themselves. In this autobiography lesson plan, 2nd graders respond to questions about themselves and then create pictures that reveal their personalities.
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Story Dolls

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners create autobiographies. In this autobiographical writing lesson, students use a story doll template and write about themselves. Learners decorate their autobiographies.
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Totally Us

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students create unique biographies. In this Totally Joe lesson, students read the James Howe book and then collaborate to write name biographies in small groups.
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For Students 3rd - 7th
In this biography and autobiography activity, students read 2 excerpts that are 1 paragraph in length. Students then respond to 4 short answer questions.
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Publishing Autobiographies 2

For Teachers 8th
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.