Autobiography Writing Craftivity freebie

Grade Levels
4th - 7th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • Zip
8 pages


This freebie product is a zipped file with secure PDF files and editable MSPublisher documents.

This is a fun writing craftivity that incorporates several writing and technology skills. Students write a short autobiography and publish the writing in the form of a passport. The resource includes a template for the option to handwrite rather than use computers and the MSPublisher program. Use this personal writing activity during BTS or as a get to know you assignment!

Resource Includes:
Brainstorming memories graphic organizer
Prewrite graphic organizer to organize memory ideas and scaffold writing process
Printable U.S. passport template to handwrite
MS Publisher template for U.S. passport
MS Publisher generic template to customize with a different country
Student sample

I use this as a writing activity with my Snow Treasure novel unit. The students write the autobiography in the same style, voice, and format as a character in the book. See the full novel unit by CLICKING HERE.

autobiography, writing process, writing activity, narrative writing, transitional words
Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
4 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


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