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  1. 1. Autobiographies All About YOU!
  2. 2. What is an Autobiography? <ul><li>An autobiography is the story of one’s life as written by </li></ul><ul><li>oneself. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s all about you , </li></ul><ul><li>written by you ! </li></ul>It’s All About Me!
  3. 3. What might I find in one? <ul><li>About a person’s life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where they were born </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growing up </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Likes/dislikes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Favorite things </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Family </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who’s in my family? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do I want to be when I grow up? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. My Younger Years <ul><li>Where were you born? </li></ul>I was born…
  5. 5. My Younger Years <ul><li>What did you do when you were a baby for fun? </li></ul>When I was a little baby I…
  6. 6. My Younger Years <ul><li>What do you remember about yourself when you were a toddler? </li></ul>As a toddler I…
  7. 7. Kindergarten & First Grade <ul><li>Tell about your Kindergarten teacher. </li></ul>My Kindergarten teacher was…
  8. 8. Kindergarten & First Grade <ul><li>Tell about your best friend in first grade. </li></ul>In first grade my best friend is…
  9. 9. Kindergarten & First Grade <ul><li>Tell something that happened to you during Kindergarten or earlier this school year. </li></ul>I remember…
  10. 10. Other Things to Write About <ul><li>Tell about your favorite subjects in school. </li></ul>My favorite subject in school is…
  11. 11. More Writing Ideas <ul><li>What is your favorite thing to do after school? </li></ul>After school I really like to…
  12. 12. When I Grow Up <ul><li>What do you want to do when you grow up? </li></ul>When I grow up I want to…
  13. 13. When I Grow Up <ul><li>What will your family be like when you are a grown-up? </li></ul>In my family there will be…
  14. 14. Katie’s Autobiography <ul><li>My name is Katie and I am 7 years old. I was born in Ohio. When I was a baby I drank from a bottle. My mom took good care of me. When I started to grow, my little sister was born. Our bedroom was filled with toys. Then, I started Kindergarten. I learned a lot. My teacher was very nice and taught me how to read. Next, I went to first grade. First grade is a little harder, but I am still learning a lot. My best friend is Sam. She’s really funny. We like to play tag at recess. I like my teacher this year because she reads us stories. My favorite subject is reading. I read lots of books. My favorite one is called “Diary of a Spider.” My favorite color is purple and my favorite thing to do is sing. My cat is named Sprinkles. I live with my mom and sister. We go on walks together around the neighborhood. After school I always eat a snack. When I grow up, I want to be a nurse just like my mom. </li></ul>