Reading Autobiography

Write an autobiography of yourself as a reader. Describe as accurately and honestly as possible your development as a reader from your earliest memories through today. Some things you might want to consider are:

Questions to ask yourself

Reading Autobiography


When did you learn to read?

How did you learn?

What did you read the most? Why?

Was there an individual who influenced what you read? If so, you might want to describe something about that that person, your relationship to them

Did you read mostly in school or out of school?

On the whole, was learning to read a positive or negative experience?


Explore how your reading habits evolved over time, paying particular attention to what you recall about when you first got started in chapter books.

Was there ever a point at which you read primarily a certain type of material, or a particular author or genre?

Has there ever been a time when you stopped reading for pleasure? Or stopped reading completely? Explain.


What are some of the reasons you read now?

What are some of the types of reading you do now?

If you could read more, what type of reading would it be? Why?

What are your reading goals for this year?

How do you want to grow as a reader?

What activities can you do with your reading to help you grow?

What can your teacher do to help you grow as a reader.

Make this a good picture to explain who you are as a reader!



- Answered the questions in complete sentences. You are honest with your answers.

- Creating a flow to your writing.

- You had a peer read over your work___________ Have them Initial here.

- An adult read over your rough draft.____________ Have them initial here.