This stimulating and informative lesson aims to improve students’ ability to adapt the style of their writing to suit their audience and purpose. In particular, they attempt to meet the purpose of writing autobiographically. Students follow a clear and logical learning journey, in which they: -Define autobiographies and their key features; -Read extracts of autobiographies, and analyse the language techniques used; -Use independent learning skills to analyse an autobiography of their choice; -Create a success criteria for effective autobiography writing (although a ready-made success criteria is included) -Write a section of their own autobiography, using the techniques that they have learnt; -Peer/self-assess their autobiographical attempts. There are enough resources here really for two lessons, including: -Visually engaging whole-lesson PowerPoint; -Autobiography extract; -Analysing Autobiographies template; -Success Criteria; -Step-by-step lesson plan. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final page of the slide.