Writing an Autobiography

Challenge reference: 4902

Notional learning hours  20
Level WTE1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Learning aim

The learner will identify some of the key features of autobiographical writing and apply these in their own writing.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Listen and respond to texts in this genre.

  2. Create a short, simple autobiography.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • State what an autobiography is
    • Listen to two autobiographical texts
    • Recall key events from the texts
    • Use sentence stems to describe themselves orally 
    • Describe feelings and or responses to past events
    • Recall and record key memories and achievements or milestones
    • Sequence events in chronological order
    • Describe themselves in simple sentences
    • Experiment with capital letters and full stops
    • Label photographs or illustrations