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  1. 1. AutobiographyAutobiographyvs.vs.BiographyBiographyWhat are the characteristics of aWhat are the characteristics of abiography and an autobiography?biography and an autobiography?
  2. 2. Key Learning: Texts are structured in a way to help the readercomprehend the information more easily.701.8.3, 701.8.4, 701.6.3, 701.6.4Unit Essential Question: How does analyzing text structure help youbetter understand the information you are reading?Concept:Concept:Nonfiction TextFeaturesConcept:Types of ProseConcept:Biography andAutobiographyLesson EssentialQuestions:How do Idistinguishamongpoetry,prose, anddrama?701.8.3, 701.8.4Lesson EssentialQuestions:How do thefeatures ofnonfiction textsaid incomprehension?701.6.3, 701.6.4Lesson Essential Questions:What are thedistinguishingcharacteristics ofthe differenttypes of prose?701.8.3, 701.8.4Lesson Essential Questions:How do youexplain thecharacteristicsof biographyandautobiography?701.8.3Poetry, Proseand Drama
  3. 3. Unit VocabularyUnit Vocabulary PoetryPoetry ProseProse DramaDramaTextfeatures(headings, key words,(headings, key words,captions, footnotes,captions, footnotes,maps, charts, graphs,maps, charts, graphs,timelines, tables,timelines, tables,diagrams)diagrams) Fiction Nonfiction GenreBiographyBiographyAutobiographyAutobiography
  4. 4. Table of Contents for: Text StructureTable of Contents for: Text StructureTitle of PaperTitle of Paper Date ofDate ofAssignAssignYourYourScoreScoreWorthWorth11 Poetry, Prose, and Drama PNPoetry, Prose, and Drama PN 202022 Poetry, Prose, and Drama Summarizer NBPPoetry, Prose, and Drama Summarizer NBP 202033 Reading Poetry, Prose, and Drama WorksheetReading Poetry, Prose, and Drama Worksheet 202044 Nonfiction Text Features PNNonfiction Text Features PN 202055 Nonfiction Text Features WkshNonfiction Text Features Wksh 202066 Types of Prose PNTypes of Prose PN 202077 Types of Prose Activity and Summarizer NBPTypes of Prose Activity and Summarizer NBP 202088Autobiography vs Biography PNAutobiography vs Biography PN 202099Autobio vs Bio SummarizerAutobio vs Bio SummarizerNBPNBP20201010
  5. 5. ActivatorWe will be looking at two readings.They are both very similar, but theyare both different as well.Be on the look out for the difference.
  6. 6. ActivatorActivatorAunt Cindy was a big part of Jane’sAunt Cindy was a big part of Jane’schildhood. Jane and her parents visitedchildhood. Jane and her parents visitedAunt Cindy at least once a month. SheAunt Cindy at least once a month. Sheremembers many visits to Aunt Cindy’sremembers many visits to Aunt Cindy’stiny, dark apartment. It was very quiet intiny, dark apartment. It was very quiet inthat building– maybe because tenantsthat building– maybe because tenantswere not allowed to have children or pets.were not allowed to have children or pets.In spite of that, Aunt Cindy found a way toIn spite of that, Aunt Cindy found a way toexpress her love for animals; she spentexpress her love for animals; she spentdays working at an animal shelter near herdays working at an animal shelter near herhome, and scouting out alleyways forhome, and scouting out alleyways forstrays and finding them homes.strays and finding them homes.READING 1
  7. 7. ActivatorActivatorAunt Cindy was a big part of myAunt Cindy was a big part of mychildhood. My parents and I visited her atchildhood. My parents and I visited her atleast once a month. I remember manyleast once a month. I remember manyvisits to Aunt Cindy’s tiny, dark apartment.visits to Aunt Cindy’s tiny, dark apartment.It was very quiet in that building– maybeIt was very quiet in that building– maybebecause tenants were not allowed to havebecause tenants were not allowed to havechildren or pets. In spite of that, my Auntchildren or pets. In spite of that, my AuntCindy found a way to express her love forCindy found a way to express her love foranimals; she spent days working at ananimals; she spent days working at ananimal shelter near her home, andanimal shelter near her home, andscouting out alleyways for strays andscouting out alleyways for strays andfinding them homes.finding them homes.READING 2
  8. 8. ActivatorLook at your notesheet.Take a few minutes to complete theVenn Diagram.We will share our answers in just in amoment.
  9. 9. ActivatorActivatorReading 1 Reading 21.2.1.2.2.1.
  10. 10. AutobiographyAutobiography1.1. The main character is theThe main character is theauthorauthor2.2. Recounts the key incidents inRecounts the key incidents inthe writer’s lifethe writer’s life3.3. Describes major influencesDescribes major influences(people, events, places) on the(people, events, places) on thewriterwriter
  11. 11. AutobiographyAutobiography4.4. Describes interactionsDescribes interactionsbetween the writer andbetween the writer andsignificant people in his orsignificant people in his orher lifeher life5.5. Reveals the writer’sReveals the writer’sfeelings, reactions, values,feelings, reactions, values,and goalsand goals
  12. 12. Let’s Review #1Let’s Review #1Aunt Cindy was a big part of my childhood.Aunt Cindy was a big part of my childhood.My parents and I visited her at least once aMy parents and I visited her at least once amonth. I remember many visits to Auntmonth. I remember many visits to AuntCindy’s tiny, dark apartment. It was veryCindy’s tiny, dark apartment. It was veryquiet in that building– maybe becausequiet in that building– maybe becausetenants were not allowed to have childrentenants were not allowed to have childrenor pets. In spite of that, my Aunt Cindyor pets. In spite of that, my Aunt Cindyfound a way to express her love forfound a way to express her love foranimals; she spent days working at ananimals; she spent days working at ananimal shelter near her home, and scoutinganimal shelter near her home, and scoutingout alleyways for strays and finding themout alleyways for strays and finding themhomes.homes.* What clues tell us that the first* What clues tell us that the firstreading was an autobiography?reading was an autobiography?
  13. 13. Let’s Review #1: AutobiographyLet’s Review #1: AutobiographyAunt Cindy was a big part of myAunt Cindy was a big part of mychildhood. My parents and I visited her atchildhood. My parents and I visited her atleast once a month. I remember manyleast once a month. I remember manyvisits to Aunt Cindy’s tiny, dark apartment.visits to Aunt Cindy’s tiny, dark apartment.It was very quiet in that building– maybeIt was very quiet in that building– maybebecause tenants were not allowed to havebecause tenants were not allowed to havechildren or pets. In spite of that, my Auntchildren or pets. In spite of that, my AuntCindy found a way to express her love forCindy found a way to express her love foranimals; she spent days working at ananimals; she spent days working at ananimal shelter near her home, andanimal shelter near her home, andscouting out alleyways for strays andscouting out alleyways for strays andfinding them homes.finding them homes.
  14. 14. BiographyBiography1.1. Tells about a real personTells about a real person2.2. Shows that the writer knows aShows that the writer knows alot about this personlot about this person3.3. Describes the person’sDescribes the person’senvironmentenvironment
  15. 15. BiographyBiography4.4. Provides anecdotes orProvides anecdotes ordetails that show this persondetails that show this personin actionin action5.5. Shows how the personShows how the personaffects other peopleaffects other people6.6. States or implies how theStates or implies how thewriter feels about the personwriter feels about the person
  16. 16. Let’s Review #2Let’s Review #2Aunt Cindy was a big part of Jane’sAunt Cindy was a big part of Jane’schildhood. Jane and her parents visitedchildhood. Jane and her parents visitedAunt Cindy at least once a month. SheAunt Cindy at least once a month. Sheremembers many visits to Aunt Cindy’s tiny,remembers many visits to Aunt Cindy’s tiny,dark apartment. It was very quiet in thatdark apartment. It was very quiet in thatbuilding– maybe because tenants were notbuilding– maybe because tenants were notallowed to have children or pets. In spite ofallowed to have children or pets. In spite ofthat, Aunt Cindy found a way to express herthat, Aunt Cindy found a way to express herlove for animals; she spent days working atlove for animals; she spent days working atan animal shelter near her home, andan animal shelter near her home, andscouting out alleyways for strays andscouting out alleyways for strays andfinding them homes.finding them homes.* What clues tell us that the first* What clues tell us that the firstreading was an biography?reading was an biography?
  17. 17. Let’s Review #2- BiographyLet’s Review #2- BiographyAunt Cindy was a big part of Jane’sAunt Cindy was a big part of Jane’schildhood. Jane and her parents visitedchildhood. Jane and her parents visitedAunt Cindy at least once a month. SheAunt Cindy at least once a month. Sheremembers many visits to Aunt Cindy’sremembers many visits to Aunt Cindy’stiny, dark apartment. It was very quiet intiny, dark apartment. It was very quiet inthat building– maybe because tenantsthat building– maybe because tenantswere not allowed to have children or pets.were not allowed to have children or pets.In spite of that, Aunt Cindy found a way toIn spite of that, Aunt Cindy found a way toexpress her love for animals; she spentexpress her love for animals; she spentdays working at an animal shelter near herdays working at an animal shelter near herhome, and scouting out alleyways forhome, and scouting out alleyways forstrays and finding them homes.strays and finding them homes.
  18. 18. In-Class AssignmentsIn-Class Assignments1.1. Take out a blank sheet ofTake out a blank sheet ofnotebook paper.notebook paper.2.2. Title it “Autobio vs BioTitle it “Autobio vs BioSummarizer” and head itSummarizer” and head itproperly.properly.3.3. Then FLIP IT OVER TO THEThen FLIP IT OVER TO THEBACK…BACK…
  19. 19. In-Class AssignmentsIn-Class Assignments1.1. We will be reading “An UnforgettableWe will be reading “An UnforgettableJourney” on page 402 and answering aJourney” on page 402 and answering afew questions from the passage.few questions from the passage.2.2. Remember, we are using the back ofRemember, we are using the back ofyour paper…your paper…3.3. Write “Unforgettable Journey” on theWrite “Unforgettable Journey” on thefirst line and then follow along with thefirst line and then follow along with thereading.reading.
  20. 20. ““Unforgettable Journey”Unforgettable Journey”1.1. Which of the first three sentences in thisWhich of the first three sentences in thisreading is an opinion?reading is an opinion?2.2. Is this a biography or an autobiography?Is this a biography or an autobiography?Why?Why?3.3. What point-of-view is this story written in?What point-of-view is this story written in?Give examples to explain your answer.Give examples to explain your answer.4.4. Describe the person who wrote this storyDescribe the person who wrote this story(where she is from, what happened to her,(where she is from, what happened to her,her character as a person).her character as a person).Write your answers in COMPLETE sentences ONTHE BACK. SKIP lines.
  21. 21. ““Unforgettable Journey”- AnswersUnforgettable Journey”- Answers1.1. Which of the first three sentences in this reading is an opinion?Which of the first three sentences in this reading is an opinion?The third sentence– “…life seemed peaceful.” --The third sentence– “…life seemed peaceful.” --Cannot be provenCannot be proven2.2. Is this a biography or an autobiography? Why?Is this a biography or an autobiography? Why?AutobiographyAutobiography3.3. What point-of-view is this story written in? Give examples toWhat point-of-view is this story written in? Give examples toexplain your answer.explain your answer.First-PersonFirst-Person4.4. Describe the person who wrote this story (where she is from, whatDescribe the person who wrote this story (where she is from, whathappened to her, her character as a person).happened to her, her character as a person).Immigrant from Laos– was a refugee fleeing toImmigrant from Laos– was a refugee fleeing toThailandThailand
  22. 22. In-Class AssignmentsIn-Class AssignmentsNOW…NOW…1.1. We are reading “Rosa Parks” on pageWe are reading “Rosa Parks” on page853 and answering a few questions from853 and answering a few questions fromthe passage.the passage.1.1. We will be using the same instructionsWe will be using the same instructionsfrom the “Unforgettable Journey” readingfrom the “Unforgettable Journey” readingand questionsand questions2.2. Draw a line under your last question andDraw a line under your last question andwrite “Rosa Parks” under the line.write “Rosa Parks” under the line.3.3. Follow along with the reading.Follow along with the reading.
  23. 23. ““Rosa Parks”Rosa Parks”1.1. Is this a biography or an autobiography?Is this a biography or an autobiography?Why?Why?2.2. What point-of-view is this story writtenWhat point-of-view is this story writtenin? Give examples to explain yourin? Give examples to explain youranswer.answer.3.3. What do the details tell you about RosaWhat do the details tell you about RosaPark’s character?Park’s character?Write your answers in COMPLETEsentences ON THE BACK. SKIP lines.
  24. 24. ““Rosa Parks”-Rosa Parks”-AnswersAnswers1.1. Is this a biography or an autobiography?Is this a biography or an autobiography?Why?Why?Biography- written by Rita DoveBiography- written by Rita Dove2.2. What point-of-view is this story written in?What point-of-view is this story written in?Give examples to explain your answer.Give examples to explain your answer.33rdrdPerson (words like she, her, etc…)Person (words like she, her, etc…)3.3. What do the details tell you about RosaWhat do the details tell you about RosaPark’s character?Park’s character?Brave, courageous, strong-willedBrave, courageous, strong-willed
  25. 25. SummarizerTurn your notebook paper back overto the front.We are doing a 3-2-1… using thefollowing slide, complete thequestions.Turn it into the blue bin when you arefinished.
  26. 26. Summarizer3. Write THREETHREE sentences that compareand contrast biographies andautobiographies.2. Write the definitions for biography andautobiography (you have TWOTWOdefinitions).1. What would you prefer to read?Biography or Autobiography? Write ONEONEreason in a complete sentence as to whyyou prefer the one over the other.
  27. 27. In-Class AssignmentsIn-Class AssignmentsNOW…NOW…1.1. We are reading “Elizabeth I” onWe are reading “Elizabeth I” onpage 416 and answering a fewpage 416 and answering a fewquestions from the passage.questions from the passage.1.1. We will be using the same instructionsWe will be using the same instructionsfrom the “Unforgettable Journey”from the “Unforgettable Journey”reading and questionsreading and questions2.2. Draw a line under your last questionDraw a line under your last questionand write “Elizabeth I”.and write “Elizabeth I”.3.3. Follow along with the reading.Follow along with the reading.
  28. 28. ““Elizabeth I”- AnswersElizabeth I”- Answers1.1. Is this a biography or anIs this a biography or anautobiography?autobiography?2.2. What point-of-view is this storyWhat point-of-view is this storywritten in?written in?3.3. What do the details tell you aboutWhat do the details tell you aboutElizabeth’s character (page 416)?Elizabeth’s character (page 416)?4.4. Who did Elizabeth I marry?Who did Elizabeth I marry?
  29. 29. ““Elizabeth I”- AnswersElizabeth I”- Answers1.1. Is this a biography or an autobiography?Is this a biography or an autobiography?BiographyBiography2.2. What point-of-view is this story written in?What point-of-view is this story written in?Third-PersonThird-Person3.3. What do the details tell you about Elizabeth’s characterWhat do the details tell you about Elizabeth’s character(page 416)?(page 416)?Smart (well educated), regal, active,Smart (well educated), regal, active,eagereager4.4. Who did Elizabeth I marry?Who did Elizabeth I marry?She never married (said she was married toShe never married (said she was married toEngland)England)

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