Writing About a Memory

In this lesson, we will explore how to bring an early memory alive with our words and write the second chapter of our memoir.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is true about memoirs?

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Q2.Memoirs are written in the first person. What does this mean?

2/6

Q3.Who wrote 'I Capture the Castle'?

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Q4.How many senses do humans have?

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Q5.What do you call language that incorporates different senses?

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Q6.You can start memoirs by describing where you are because:

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is true about memoirs?

1/6

Q2.Memoirs are written in the first person. What does this mean?

2/6

Q3.Who wrote 'I Capture the Castle'?

3/6

Q4.How many senses do humans have?

4/6

Q5.What do you call language that incorporates different senses?

5/6

Q6.You can start memoirs by describing where you are because:

6/6

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Writing About a Memory:

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What do you call a piece of writing based on real past experiences?

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Q2.Which of these is FALSE?

2/5

Q3.Who wrote the memoir 'Cider with Rosie'?

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Q4.What does it mean if I say "I can't fathom it"?

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Q5.Which of these means 'using words to create pictures'?

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Quiz:

Writing About a Memory:

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What do you call a piece of writing based on real past experiences?

1/5

Q2.Which of these is FALSE?

2/5

Q3.Who wrote the memoir 'Cider with Rosie'?

3/5

Q4.What does it mean if I say "I can't fathom it"?

4/5

Q5.Which of these means 'using words to create pictures'?

5/5

Lesson summary: Writing About a Memory

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