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6 word memoirs…what’s yours?


Legend has it that Hemingway was challenged to write a memoir in only 6 words.  I challenged my 8th graders to do the same.  The video below shows a short collection of our memoirs.  You can go here to see the entire project.

The original website can be located here.

I also used many excerpts from this book as examples:

(note:  some of the memoirs are not appropriate for reading in class)