This is an autobiography activity template and rubric. This is a member of about 55 other activity templates that are based on the Multiple Intelligence Theory. This template uses the following multiple intelligences: Linguistic, Interpersonal or Intrapersonal. This template was designed as a cooperative learning activity for middle school but if you want the students to work individually, you can delete step one which states the student roles.
It starts off like all of the others in the series with students choosing roles: writer, reader, taskmaster and timekeeper. It then goes onto remind the students to read the rubric. A short simplified explanation of what an autobiography is comes next. You will need to input who the autobiography is about and add the content after that. Finally, it reminds the students to revise their autobiography. Each step has appropriate time limits to help students stay on task and move along as a reasonable rate.
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Autobiography Activity Template and Rubric
by Kasha Mastrodomenico
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