A memory; a description of an event from the past
Written in the first person; told from one person’s point of view
Has meaning; shows what the author learned from the experience
Is not based on the truth. It is fictional.
Focused on many different events about the author’s life.
About the author’s experience more than about the event itself
"hurry up or we'll be late" shouted Mrs. Zillmer.
"Make sure you eat all of your vegetables for dinner," warned Mom.
Aaron Rodgers yelled, "Hut, hut, hike!"
"Sarah! screamed the teacher, "Look out for the car!