This is a unit meant to be done near the beginning of the school year after reviewing the writing process and discuss writing requirements for the year. Beginning with sharing the teacher’s autobiography gives the students a background on their teacher and helps them identify with the teacher. Writing a personal autobiography will allow students to share parts of their lives with their peers and to gain a better understanding of their own history and their goals for the future.
Capitani, Jeanine, "Write Your Own Autobiography [6th grade]" (2012). Understanding by Design: Complete Collection. 192.