Document Type

Instructional Material

Publication Date

Summer 6-12-2014


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.

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