D3.2 Six-Word Memoir
Legend has it that some friends bet Ernest Hemingway that he couldn’t write an entire short story in six words (some versions say that the challenge was for ten words or fewer). As the story goes, he came up with this six-word short story: For Sale: baby shoes, never worn. You’re going to try your hand at it, only you’re going to write a six-word memoir about life in Miami.

Directions:

Watch the video “Six Tips for Writing Six-Word Memoir”
Write your own 6-word Miami memoir (anything about your life here)
Read the stories written by your classmates.
Respond to the two authors of your two favorite six-word Miami memoirs and explain why they are your favorites.

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Six Tips for Writing Six-Word Memoirs
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User: smithmag – Added: 9/8/10
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Write a six-word memoir about your own life in Miami. 50%
Respond to two authors whose stories were your favorites. Please give a thoughtful response in more than one sentence. Give the reasoning behind your comment(s). Use standard American English grammar and spelling, with correct punctuating, capitalizing, and spelling. 50%
Total 100%

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Six Tips for Writing Six-Word Memoirs
Duration: (1:12)
User: smithmag – Added: 9/8/10

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