Wednesday, September 26, 2012

6-Word Memoirs

-Bell Work: Add sensory imagery to your setting paragraph (or another paragraph if you still need to complete this one).
-Modern Memoirs:

  • NPR Broadcast "Six-Word Memoirs"
  • "For sale, baby shoes, never worn." --Ernest Hemingway
  • YouTube Video compilation from Smith Magazine
  • Discussion of our findings
-Creating your own Six-Word Memoir
  1. Choose one of your paragraphs from your memoir
  2. Boil it down to six words (you can slowly narrow it down if you need to)
  3. Write the memoir on a poster with the illustrations like those in the YouTube Video
-Finish your six-word memoir
-Complete the Greenberg reading and the questions that originally were due today

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