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Structure of a Biography

Structure of a Biography

Author: Anne Trethewey

To provide students with a more detailed summary of the key elements needed to create an engaging and well-written biography.

Students will view a second video in which the key elements of a biography are summarised.  Detailed explanation is also provided as to what these key elements would look like within the students writing,  Students will be required to complete quiz to ascertain their understanding of the elements before proceeding to the next stage of this course.

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Below is a video presented by a teacher which explains the elements that you will be required to include in your biography.  Pay particular attention to the structure and advice she offers to help you with your research and writing.

Source: Miss Trethewey

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