This 20 page download for grades 6-8 is perfect for your writing unit on memoir. I have included a variety of activities for you to pick and choose from!
-a poster and a printable with the characteristics of memoir
-printable sheet with 20 idea starters for memoir
-a printable sheet for students to brainstorm ideas - top ten best memories/top seven worst memories
-Memory Map activity
-Show and Tell type of activity
-Activity where students analyze 4 samples of memoir written by real students
-4 student samples of memoir for analyzing activity (written by 12 and 13 year olds)
-Activity where students differentiate between a memories that are good choices for memoir and those that are "just memories"
-An activity where students explore their memory using their 5 senses
-A printable assignment sheet for memoir and a rubric for assessing the memoir
Teacher-Author: Krystal Mills