Small Moment Writing
This is a great lesson to do before having your students write their own memoir. Have your students complete this handout as they listen to memoirs being read. The radio podcasts on The Moth (themoth.org) are a great online resource for memoirs. It will help them to see how one can write a detailed, descriptive memoir
In order to write a more successful memoir, students should interview someone who was present at the event about which they are writing. These details will help them develop their story with more accurate detail. This guide will help them conduct a short interview, and provide them with more to write about.