Period 6: Memoir Introduction

First, visit the following websites, read, and learn about memoirs:

  1. Wikipedia on Memoirs
  2. Online Reference on Memoir
  3. Dictionary.com’s Definition of Memoir
  4. Writer’s Digest on the difference between Autobiography & Memoir
  5. About.com’s take on Memoir

Then, in your notebook, complete the following:

  1. In your own words, what is a memoir?
  2. What is a synonym for memoir? An antonym?
  3. Provide at least 5 strong adjectives that describe memoir.
  4. Provide a visual example or symbol of memoir–draw it!
  5. Use memoir in the correct context in a complete sentence.
  6. What is the difference between autobiography & memoir?
  7. Provide an example of a memoir; describe in a sentence or 2 why it is a memoir.
  8. Provide a non-example of a memoir; describe why it is not a memoir.

Short Clips on 6 Word Memoirs w/ Examples:

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