This product is a rubric and an outline for students to use to be able to write a memoir about a single event in their lives.
The rubric is based on the important elements of memoir writing. It includes scores for:
- Focus & Organization
- Sentence Fluency
The outline is laid out with the five elements of plot (exposition, rising action, climax, & falling action). Resolution is replaced with reflection for the purposes of getting the students to think about what they learned from this moment in their life.
This product includes a rubric out of 75 points for the final memoir with example formatting on the back and an outline to prepare students to write a memoir. The outline part of the activity could take anywhere from one to five days.