Write Your Memoir - Grandma Ideas
How to Write Your Memoir in 30 Days is a great book to help you write your life's story using daily prompts, questions to ponder, and issues to consider.
The 2011 Six-Word Memoir Flim
Mr. Wright's Creative Writing students at the Academic Magnet High School in Charleston, SC are proud to present their 2011 Six-Word Memoirs. See more six-word…
Teaching The Outsiders
It was a tough day in language arts class today. I showed "The Outsiders" today. There are so many things that make this day bittersweet each year. First of all, Patrick Swayze is no longer with us. The boys all look so young and invincible in the movie, and now one of them is dead. That's hard to take. Another reason the day is tinged with sadness is that the girls in my seventh grade class no longer find these guys attractive. Not even Rob Lowe. Now that's uber sad. When I used to show…
The Six Word Memoir: An end-of-year writing activity that will save your sanity and deeply engage your students!
THE SIX WORD MEMOIR Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway was challenged to write a NOVEL in 6 words. His response? FOR SALE: BABY SHOES, NEVER WORN.
Teaching memoir: Views from sixth and seventh grade
Moving from personal narrative to memoir presents challenges and rewards for sixth and seventh graders – they are working with a very familiar genre (they’ve been writing personal narratives …
Clarity Through Brevity: Integrating Six-Word Memoirs
History teacher, curriculum coordinator and NY Times contributor Jonathan Olsen introduces us to the six-word memoir, a simple, concise language arts tool for sharpening student focus.
Six Tips for Writing Six-Word Memoirs
A short, fun video with tips for writing great Six-Word Memoirs from SMITH Magazine, the creators of the Six-Word Memoir project and bestselling book series....
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