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An Autobiography: Writing A bout Self. “I see but one rule: to be clear…” Stendhal. By: Brittany Donaldson Taylor Patterson Kimbyatta Farley Amesha Martin. What is the purpose of autobiography?. To explain meaning and importance of one’s life. What is an autobiography?.

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an autobiography writing a bout self

An Autobiography: Writing About Self

“I see but one rule: to be clear…” Stendhal

By: Brittany Donaldson

Taylor Patterson

Kimbyatta Farley

Amesha Martin

what is the purpose of autobiography
What is the purpose of autobiography?
  • To explain meaning and importance of one’s life
what is an autobiography
What is an autobiography?
  • the story of one’s life as written by self
  • give details of key events from an individual’s life
what does an autobiography include
What does an autobiography include?
  • Name
  • Where you are from/where you live
  • Description of yourself
  • Family background
  • Favorite activities
  • Hobbies/special interest
  • Facts about your past
  • Accomplishments
autobiography a chapter of your life
Autobiography:A Chapter of Your Life
  • To help you get ideas you may use brainstorming questions and create a web or list.
  • Example: pay close attention to the autobiography of Mary McLeod Bethune that we read about last week. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1dI6jZkYTI&feature=related
a public experience
A Public Experience…
  • Choose a topic you are comfortable sharing
  • Write how you want others to see you
  • Do not write private information
  • Think about how you want to portray yourself
a writer s reveal
A Writer’s Reveal…
  • Remember, each thing you write reveals something else about you—to yourself and to your readers.
  • After writing, always ask yourself: What have I learned about myself in writing this piece and going through this process?
a fine focus
A Fine Focus…
  • The best autobiographies will focus on a single event or individual.
  • You will both narrate your story and use specific details to engage your reader.
engage make a vivid impression of yourself
Engage: Make a vivid impression of yourself

Meaning of Experience:

Understand and state the meaning of your experience, think deeply about the significance to you and the outside world and state it.

Revisit your past:

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and other sensations of memory.

text models
Text Models:

Look at the model of the graphic organizer used for Mary McLeod Bethune. Some of the key points from the video clip were used as well.

let s practice
Let’s Practice!

Works for the Department of Early Childhood & Special Education at Valdosta State University

Experience with teaching undergraduates and graduates: 30 years

Received her degrees from the University of Georgia

Has two children

Who Am I?

references
References
  • Redford, C. (1997, June 5). Writing an Autobiography. Utah Education Network. Retrieved February 1, 2012, from http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=1115
  • Edwards, D. (2009) Tracing Literacy Journeys: the Use of the Literacy Autobiography in Preservice Teacher Education. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 34. Retrieved from http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/EJ922765.pdf