A memoir is a form of creative nonfiction in which an author recounts experiences from his or her life. Memoirs usually take the form of a narrative ,. The terms memoir and autobiography are commonly used interchangeably, and the distinction between these two genres is often blurred. In the Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms , Murfin and Ray say that memoirs differ from autobiographies in "their degree of outward focus. While [memoirs] can be considered a form of autobiographical writing, their personalized accounts tend to focus more on what the writer has witnessed than on his or her own life, character, and developing self. In a memoir it isn't the end of the world if your memory tricks you and your dates are off by a week or a month as long as you honestly try to tell the truth" Palimpsest: A Memoir ,
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Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice. I can choose which it shall be. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.
Congratulations you! Especially considering most of us read a number of the classics in our teenage years, when we were only half paying attention anyway. I limited myself to one passage per distinct work, though some authors are quoted more than once. Highlight or double-click the space after Answer: to see if you were right, and share your score in the comments if you dare. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.
Curriculum units, the product of the Fellows' seminar experience, are designed to teach their own students about the seminar subject. Each curriculum unit contains: content objectives — a clear statement of the subject matter the unit seeks to cover; teaching strategies — a unified, coherent teaching plan for those objectives; classroom activities; resources for teachers and students; and an appendix on how the unit implements academic standards of the school district. Thousands of curriculum units written since are a treasure trove of ideas and procedures for teaching subjects in the humanities and in STEM fields in grades K Each unit is designated by three two-digit numbers e. The Index does not indicate whether the units are primarily for elementary or secondary school grades because a great many of the units, whatever their original audience, are readily adaptable for use across a wide range of grades.