This unit is centered on sixth grade standards regarding autobiographies, biographies, memoirs, author's purpose, and literary devices. Students will read Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice along with excerpts from memoirs and other biographies. Students will analyze each of the genres and identify connections between the selected works. For the culminating performance assessment students will write their own autobiography, biography, or memoir.
Weaver, Stephany, "Your Story and My Story: GenreStudy on Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice [6th grade]" (2014). Understanding by Design: Complete Collection. Paper 283.
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