Beginning ESL students examine the process of writing a five paragraph autobiography. They type their final written piece with a word processor after working through the editing process.
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Genre Lesson: Biography/Autobiography
Is it a biography or an autobiography? Kids discover point of view as they listen to you tell a story about yourself (first person) and then hear two volunteers retell the story: one to you (second person) and one to them (third person)....
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Snapshot Autobiography Assignment
Combine history with storytelling by asking learners to write autobiographies as if they were twentieth-century personalities. Individuals take on the role of a chosen person and follow the steps listed here in order to come up with a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
My Alphabetical Autobiography
Design a pictorial autobiography using the letters of the alphabet. For each letter, writers select visual images that represent life events and interests. Younger writers add words or sentences of explanation while older writers narrate...
K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Persona in Autobiography
A talkative old man? A naïve believer in Human Perfectibility? A Sage? Who is this guy, anyway? The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin launches a study of the way Franklin uses structure, style, and purpose, as well as different...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Student Autobiography: An Approach Through Journal Writing
Students write about an ordinary, everyday happening such as riding in the family car, preparing for school in the morning, doing the wash, shooting a foul shot or sitting in English class. They look at how he/she spends time during the...
7th - 9th English Language Arts