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Transcript of Unit3Lesson2

Personal Narratives
A writer shares something from his or her own experience
Could be fiction or non-fiction
Includes common techniques, such as:
Sequence of events
Point of view
Autobiographical account of the author's life
Tells about the personal knowledge or experiences of the author

Differs from an autobiography
Autobiography will tell the story of the person's entire life
Do Now
Get your Springboard book
Copy down the Lesson EQ and the word of the day
Respond to the following prompt in your notebook.
Describe a situation where you were the newcomer. How did you feel? How did people respond to you?
Wednesday, December 10th
Funny in Farsi
by Firoozeh Dumas
Accountable Talk
What are the benefits of going to new places? Pursuing new experiences?

What are the drawbacks?
As we read the memoir...
Identify the elements of a personal narrative
Focus question: What point is Dumas making about American culture?
Fill out the graphic organizer with details of the narrative elements from the story
Answer the focus question:
What point does Dumas make about American culture? What incidents does she use to make this point?
Write a TEXAS paragraph answering the question above
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