This Genre Lesson: Biography/Autobiography lesson plan also includes:
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Is it a biography or an autobiography? Kids discover point of view as they listen to you tell a story about yourself (first person) and then hear two volunteers retell the story: one to you (second person) and one to them (third person). They apply these concepts, comparing and contrasting biographies and autobiographies.
- Use the lecture notes to explain prefixes in each word and context strategies to define a passage as one of the two genres.
- There are two short passage examples you can use. Do one together, asking kids to point out clue words that helped them identify the genre.
- Aligns with Common Core State Standards