Writing a Memoir Writing Lesson

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Studying and writing a memoir are an important part of a reading and writing program, and are very enjoyable. There are many wonderful examples of memoirs that teachers can use as mentor texts including books by Patricia Polacco, Cynthia Rylant, Eve Bunting, and Mem Fox. After learning about the memoir genre and analyzing a few, students are ready to write their own.

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Studying and writing memoirs are an important part of a reading and writing program, and are very enjoyable. There are many wonderful examples of memoirs that teachers can use as mentor texts including books by Patricia Polacco, Cynthia Rylant, Eve Bunting, and Mem Fox. After learning about the memoir genre and analyzing a few, students are ready to write their own.

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THIS WRITING A MEMOIR DOWNLOAD:

This writing set will guide your students through the memoir writing process. The set includes the following:

  • note to the teacher with recommended reading
  • assignment sheet for the students
  • brainstorming topics
  • planning your memoir
  • drafting pages
  • and final draft pages

 

GREAT BOOKS TO USE WITH MODELING WRITING A MEMOIR:

 

FEEDBACK FROM OTHER TEACHERS ABOUT MY WRITING A MEMOIR RESOURCE:

  • I like the ease of this! The graphic organizer will be especially helpful for my English Language Learners! :)
  • WOW! Thank you for yet another VERY VALUABLE activity, and this time I found your writing activity.
  • Thank you! This has really helped me teach a genre I’m less familiar with.

 

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