Analyze

Autobiography

Directions: Answer the following questions regarding the autobiography you read.

1. Provide a brief summary of the story. What major events did the author use to talk about their own life?

2. What was the tone of the piece? Provide examples from the text to support your response.

3. What do you think inspired this person to write about his or her own life? Can you identify this person's greatest influences?

4. How did reading this person's work influence your own work? What did you learn from this author's style that helped you prepare to write about your own life? Provide examples from their story to support your ideas.


Advanced All answers provided are complete, including multiple examples. Answers are in paragraph-form and are grammatically correct. Responses demonstrate reviewer's analysis and evaluation skills to be exemplary. (Answers range from 450 words to 500 words.)
Proficient All answers provided are complete, including multiple examples. Answers are in paragraph-form and are grammatically correct. Responses demonstrate reviewer's analysis and evaluation skills to be efficient. (Answers range from 350 words to 400 words.)
Meets Standard All answers provided are complete, including multiple examples. Answers are in paragraph-form and are grammatically correct. Responses demonstrate reviewer's analysis and evaluation skills to be adequate. (Answers range from 250 words to 300 words.)
Below Standard Answers provided are incomplete, and do not include examples that support the reviewer's ideas. Answers are not in paragraph-form and are not grammatically correct. Responses do not demonstrate reviewer's analysis and evaluation skills.
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