Memoir Writing Unit - Common Core Aligned

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Memoir Writing Unit of Study - Takes students through the entire writing process to write their own choice of memoir based on three mentor texts by well known authors. Some mini-lessons include teaching anchor charts provided, student handouts, graphic organizers, and examples.

• Common Core Aligned
• 14 mini lessons to teach including:
* What is a memoir
* Gathering ideas using mentor texts
* Planning using graphic organizer
* Personal monologue
* Hooking the reader
* How to add dialogue
* How to use transitional words and phrases
* Peer revising by asking questions to add details
* How to provide closure for the reader
* Editing for capitals, punctuation, and spelling
* How to look like/sound like a good audience member
* How to look like/sound like a good presenter

Lesson plan bundle includes optional wording for teachers (if you're looking for something to just print and use) - but is easily adaptable to create a longer or shorter unit if you so choose.

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Total Pages
28
Answer Key
Does Not Apply
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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Memoir Writing Unit - Common Core Aligned
Memoir Writing Unit - Common Core Aligned
Memoir Writing Unit - Common Core Aligned
Memoir Writing Unit - Common Core Aligned
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