Memoir Basics 1: What's in a memoir?

Lesson
Memoir Basics 1: What's in a memoir?
9 pages
Purpose
To indroduce key features of memoirs.
Description
In this lesson we rewrite snippets from a range of memoirs. We look at the key features of a memoir, such as first person reflective writing and recognising story themes in personal narratives. Students produce four assisted rewrites and one portfolio piece.
Lesson type
Introduction
Genre / Topic
Memoir, Coming of age, Growing up, First person