The difference is while autobiographies detail in chronological sequence the author's life from birth to death, memoirs are concerened with emotional truths and focus on random aspects of the author's life such as feelings or attitudes that stand out because they have had such an impact on the person's life.
The line between autobiographies and memoirs is fuzzy that they are often used interchangeably.
[Logs should be collected and reviewed three times during the time allotted for reading the biographies.]Direct students to create timelines of the authors' lives.
Distribute and review the Timeline Rubric to make sure that students understand your expectations for this part of the project.
Then, dive into the writing of the biography and revising it until it is at its best.
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As they greet each other, they should introduce themselves as the authors, and then either quote a few significant passages or give brief information about their authors.
[Note: Birth and death dates or other "dry" data should not be used during the author mixer.]After the author mixer, instruct students to gather in groups of four to five students each (depending on class size), with other authors that they would like to learn more about or that their authors would find intriguing or controversial.
Set up desks at the front of the room for the presenting authors to sit, and ask the "audience" to take notes on each author as the presentations are given.
For further involvement, you may have students in the "audience" use a graphic organizer to compare and show relationships between authors and ideas.