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Autobiography

Details

Space: 
inside
Time: 
1-2 hours
Subject: 
English
Grades: 
5th Grade
6th Grade
Key Terms: 
Chronological Order
Pronouns
1st Person Point of View
Positive Point
Helpful Hint
Materials: 
Each student will have typed out his/her own autobiography.

Lesson Overview

Teacher Overview:

Students will write an autobiography in 1st Person Point of View about your own life. Remember to use the Pronouns "I" and "Me" since you are the narrator. You can choose to write it in chronological order based on the timeline of your life, or focus on paragraphs explaining different aspects of your life. POINT OF VIEW - Video paper (Screen Record) and talk about 1st Person Point of View. PRONOUNS - Highlight some Pronouns in your paper, (Screen Record) and give me the definition of pronouns and why you used the pronouns that you used.
HELPFUL HINT - Video of paper (Screen Record) and talk about 1 "helpful hint" that you need to work on for next time. POSITIVE POINT - Video of paper (Screen Record) and talk about 1 "positive point" that you did well in your paper.
 

Student Summary: 

You will write an autobiography in 1st Person Point of View about your own life. Remember to use the Pronouns "I" and "Me" since you are the narrator. You can choose to write it in chronological order based on the timeline of your life, or focus on paragraphs explaining different aspects of your life. POINT OF VIEW - Video paper (Screen Record) and talk about 1st Person Point of View. PRONOUNS - Highlight some Pronouns in your paper, (Screen Record) and give me the definition of pronouns and why you used the pronouns that you used.
HELPFUL HINT - Video of paper (Screen Record) and talk about 1 "helpful hint" that you need to work on for next time. POSITIVE POINT - Video of paper (Screen Record) and talk about 1 "positive point" that you did well in your paper.

Lesson Phases

1st Person Point of View

Why is your paper in 1st Person Point of View?
Description: 
POINT OF VIEW - Video paper (Screen Record) and talk about 1st Person Point of View.

Pronouns

What is the definition of a pronoun?
Description: 
PRONOUNS - Highlight some Pronouns in your paper, (Screen Record) and give me the definition of pronouns and why you used the pronouns that you used.

Helpful Hint

What is one Helpful Hint (something you need more practice on) that you can give yourself?
Description: 
HELPFUL HINT - Video of paper (Screen Record) and talk about 1 "helpful hint" that you need to work on for next time.

Positive Point

What is one Positive Point (something you did well) in your paper?
Description: 
POSITIVE POINT - Video of paper (Screen Record) and talk about 1 "positive point" that you did well in your paper.

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