Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Six-Word Memoirs

Using the now-famous narrative form, the Six-Word Memoir, composition students boiled down one aspect of their lives into six, short words.  This challenging activity forced writers to be concise and to use extreme care with word choice, one of the Six Traits of writing.  After revision, peer review, and editing, sixth-grade authors considered how their memoirs could be visually enhanced.  Here are the results:


  1. Wonderful! Well done!
    Thanks for sharing...

  2. I am just going back and reading up on your blog from last year. Love this! Great work, sir.