Writing Memoirs is always a great way to hit the writing standards!
This 2-Day unit will start with a journal where students reflect on their personal, emotional, and physical scars (visible and non visible). Then they will do some brainstorming/pre-writing, and finally, they will write a memoir that somehow revolves around a scar they have .
You could expand this into a longer writing unit if you so wished!
This piece is a part of bigger Memoir Unit: