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ERIC Number: EJ1024744
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-May
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Every Word Is on Trial: Six-Word Memoirs in the Classroom
Saunders, Jane M.; Smith, Emily E.
Reading Teacher, v67 n8 p600-605 May 2014
Six-word memoirs are readily available through books, magazine articles, and on the Internet. This teaching tip explores how to use six-word memoirs to guide students through the writing process steps from developing and revising a concise memoir, to employing technology and imagery, to publishing final versions of their work online. Included in this piece are examples from a class blog that highlights student work as well as web links to use as models for the creation of student memoirs.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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