Lets Talk About… Autobiographies Biographies Compare/Contrast Cause/Effect AND Problem/Solution
What is an Autobiography? A true story of a persons life, written by that person.
What Famous Person Wrote an Autobiography? Benjamin Franklin!!
Facts: The Autobiography of Ben Franklin was written from 1771 to 1790. This is one of the most famous autobiographies ever written. Ben Franklin wrote four different parts to represent four different stages of his life.
There are SIX important elements of an Autobiography Characters Setting Details Chronological Order Point of View Author’s Purpose
Elements of an Autobiography Characters: Developed in detail; True-to-Life. Setting: is described in vivid detail. Details: Interesting; Use of Objective & Subjective
Elements (Continued) Chronological Order : in sequence of life. Point of View: Persons own perspective. Author’s Purpose: Reason for Writing.
What is a Biography? This shows the different events in a persons life.
A Biography Can be… A book An Essay A Film
What is the Difference between an Autobiography and A Biography? Autobiography – Told by person themselves. Biography – Told by someone else.
What is Compare/Contrast? Comparison- Shows what is alike. Contrast- Shows what is different.
Why would be write a Compare/Contrast Essay? To show information never thought of.
What is Cause/Effect? A process that describes how something happens, while analyzing why this happened.
What is Problem/Solution? Problem/Solution requires people to identify a problem and to consider multiple solutions and possible results.