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Your students should be communicating, sharing, evaluating and writing from day one! This engaging pair and share activity will have them doing just that!
Can you encapsulate your life into six words? Challenge your students. You will be impressed with the results.
The packet includes teaching notes, a student handout, many examples, guiding questions and a link for your students to publish their six-word memoirs online!
Here is a link to some free frames that would work well with this activity! Frames
This just in! For high school students (the material is sophisticated and contains some cuss words), the blog site Brain Pickings featured 7 Word Autobiographies from famous people.
7 Word Bios
Key words: writing, critical thinking, interviews, active listening, first day of school, cooperative learning, Common Core, six word memoir