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Biography

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  • 1. Guess the name ofthe person in 60seconds!
  • 2. •It is a true story about areal person, living or dead.
  • 3. CHARACTERISTICS:• Shows that the writerknows a lot aboutthis person.• Written in third personPOV
  • 4. Describes the person’s environment .Life to Death
  • 5. Provides stories ordetails that show this personin action.CHARACTERISTICS:Shows how the person affectsother people.
  • 6. Why readBIOGRAPHIES?Because we are NOSEYWe can learn a lot from otherpeople’s stories
  • 7. AUTOBIOGRAPHY• The main character is the writer.• If you write a biography about yourself, thenthat would be an autobiography
  • 8. Recounts the key incidents in the writer’s life.AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • 9. Visual and Oral FormsAutobiography• Pictures• Paintings• Photo Albums• Video tape• Skits/ Plays
  • 10. Reveals the writer’sfeelings, reactions, values, andgoals
  • 11. • Reveals another personthrough the eyes of a writerwho has had anongoing, face-to-face, personalrelationship with thepersonFirst Hand Biography
  • 12. COLLECTIVE BiographyHas many different biographiesthat are all contained in one book
  • 13. Unauthorized BiographyBiography about a person that wasnot approved by the subjectthat the book is about.
  • 14. Activity:FAKEBOOK PROFILEYou are going to make aFakebook Profile of a person’sbiography.
  • 15. Name: Mark Elliot ZuckerbergWorks as: CEO, Facebook Pioneer
  • 16. BASIC INFORMATIONBorn: May 14, 1984From: Born in NewYork, Lives in CaliforniaRelationship Status:Married to Priscilla ChanAbout Me:Time Magazine’s Person ofthe Year (2010), Inventor ofFacebook and the youngestbillionaire in the world.FRIENDS WITH:BillGatesEduardoSaverinChrisHughesDustinMoskovitzEdwardZuckerbergBarackObama
  • 17. LIKES:Facebook FencingClassicLiteratureThe SocialNetwork(Movie)HarvardUniversityMicrosoftJust added a newapplication onFacebook, I’m agenius, baby!You don’t get to 500million friends withoutmaking a few enemies.
  • 18. TIMELINE:May 19, 2012Thank you for coming to ourwedding. Priscilla and I justgot a new dog!TIMELINE:May 2, 2012Facebook is for sale everyone!Offers starts at $16 billion.TIMELINE:June 2004Guys, check out our newsocial networking site calledThe Facebook.TIMELINE:June 2002You are going to like this, lookfor Facemash andCoursematch on your sitenow!
  • 19. What have you learned aboutthe person?
  • 20. REMEMBER:A biography is a truestory about a real person.It presents facts.It describes the person.
  • 21. HOMEWORK: Choose onefamous person(living or dead). Look for his/ herbiography. Print it out and bringit next meeting.