Memoir Basics 3: Adding feelings, judgments, and explanations
Story - Narrative
Middle years and up
first person reflection
describing internal world
first person point of view
first person pov
- To enrich descriptions of a memorable event by sharing feelings, judgments and explanations.
- In this lesson we rewrite simple and complex snippets from a variety of memoirs. In each snippet we look at how the author expands on basic details with feelings, judgments and explanations, and notice how these enrich the recount and make it more meaningful. We use expansions, analytical responses, scaffolded rewrites and one checkpoint pieces.