Writing an Autobiography: Format, Steps & Tips

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An autobiography is defined as _____.

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1. A _____ is a piece of writing that captures a person's life from birth to death, whereas a _____ captures moments or themes from a person's life.

2. Can a play be considered autobiographical?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you really know about writing an autobiography with the help of this five-question quiz and worksheet. You'll need to be familiar with the term used for writing that captures moments from a person's life, among other aspects of this topic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of 'autobiography'
  • Terms for different types of writings that capture a person's life
  • Whether a play can be considered autobiographical
  • Setting up an autobiography writer for success
  • What to remember when writing an autobiography

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to write an autobiography
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding important things to remember when writing an autobiography
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about whether a play is autobiographical and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To get an even better understanding of this subject, check out the related lesson titled Writing an Autobiography: Format, Steps & Tips. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • A list of autobiography formats
  • Tips and tricks for writing an autobiography
  • What vignettes cover
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