ERIC Number: EJ1024744
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-May
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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.
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Literary Genres, Writing Processes, Revision (Written Composition), Technology, Imagery, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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