7th Grade Language Arts / Media
Writing a Memoir
Interactive Class - Living to Tell the Tale. Features
the work of Memoir writer Jessica Colom. Be sure to click on the link
under Jessica's photo to bring up the pop-up window that includes
excerpts of her writing and an audio of her stories.
Memoir Writing - from Scholastic. An overview of the process of writing a memoir.
links are from the Scholastic website and provide additional techniques
for drafting, revising and publishing a memoir:
Brainstorming -Provides resources including prompts, photography exercises and more. Get inspired!
Draft - Provides mapping exercises and memory exercises.
Review - Provides ways to see and hear different perspectives - all about feedback and peer review.
Revise - Lists ways to revise a memoir.
Grammar and Spelling Count. Copyediting marks, punctuation guides and other resources to polish your memoir for publication.
Publishing the Memoir
All About Podcasts - from Apple. Provides an introduction and links to tutorials on creating podcasts.