A native of Sacramento, Brie started studying drama at the early age of 6, as the youngest student ever to attend the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. She earned critical praise for her role in the independent feature, Remember the Daze aka "The Beautiful Ordinary"singled out by Variety as the "scene stealer" of the film, opposite Amber Heard and Leighton Meester.
If you want students to use the Timeline Graphic Organizer to outline their autobiography, make a class set of this printable as well. Lesson Directions Part One: Learning From Our Pasts Step 1: Explain the meaning and purpose of writing an autobiography.
If time allows, read aloud an autobiography or have students choose autobiographies to read on their own. Discuss what devices authors use to make the stories compelling. Tell students they will be writing about their personal family history and important events in their lives that have shaped who they are today.
Discuss that a family is composed of people living together and functioning as a unit. Ask students to complete them to the best of their knowledge.
They can take the worksheets home to ask family members for help completing any missing information. Who I Am Today Step 4: Discuss with students that family is important to shaping character, but individuals can also be influenced by people who aren't related to them.
Using their responses to the writing prompts and worksheets completed so far, students will write and describe their neighborhoods and significant relationships with family, friends, teachers, or community members as a way to write about and define how these people have impacted and influenced who they are today.
Preparing for the Future Step 6: Explain that a scenario is an account or synopsis of a projected course of action or events. Ask students to make projections for the future and write about various stages of their lives e.
Students will be writing autobiographies using the worksheets and writing prompts completed throughout the lesson.
If you have the time, have students compile the worksheets and decorate them with illustrations to create scrapbooks of their lives. The scrapbooks may help students organize their writing in the next step. The Final Product Step 7: Explain to the class that they will use their completed worksheets and writing prompt responses to complete the final draft of their autobiography.
This piece will be peer reviewed and teacher reviewed before publishing. The time line and scrapbook pieces can be used to support their writing.
Outline the following writing process for students who need more guidance: Brainstorm a list of possible writing ideas and topics to provide focus for writing stories with more details Use worksheets and ten-minute sessions of directed writing for students having difficulty beginning their writing Write first draft Revise first drafts through peer conferences Edit revised work through teacher conferences Share final drafts Lesson Extensions Have students use the worksheets as guides to complete a visual time line about important events their lives.
They can choose "firsts" events to use on their time lines, such as a first birthday, first day of school, first haircut, first visit to the dentist, first night away from home, etc.🔥Citing and more!
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This area includes Writing Lab hours, services, and contact information. The PowerPoint is a structured guide to the lesson with timings which can be used alongside the planning page and other activities. I used this as a follow up to a solo talk the children prepared on a famous person for their 's topic.
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Present these to your students, one at a time. Sep 21, · Middle School Creative Writing Monday, September 21, Author Biography PowerPoint Presentation Objective: Create a PowerPoint presentation about an author of significance.
Decide whose biography you will do research on. A photo presentation being created and edited in PowerPoint , running on Windows