The activities listed below were designed to help introduce you to the elements of a six-word memoir and help you create your own six-word memoir. Please post all of your responses to these activities on your wikipage on a page titled "six-word activities".
INTRODUCTION TO SIX-WORD MEMOIRS | EDITING THE TEXT OF YOUR MEMOIR | TYPEFACE PRIMER ASSIGNMENTS | IMAGE PRIMER | COMBINE YOUR SIX-WORD MEMOIR AND IMAGE | EDIT AND POST YOUR FINAL SIX-WORD MEMOIR ON YOUR WIKIPAGE | POST YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS STATEMENT ON YOUR WIKIPAGE | | WRITE A PRESS RELEASE FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE 2013 SIX-WORD MEMOIR FILM




INTRODUCTION TO SIX-WORD MEMOIRS

A brief overview of the origin and criteria of six-word memoirs. Plus, a review of some of the best six-word memoirs created both locally and nationally.


EDITING THE TEXT OF YOUR MEMOIR



TYPEFACE PRIMER ASSIGNMENTS



IMAGE PRIMER



STEAL THESE DESIGNS


COMBINE YOUR SIX-WORD MEMOIR AND IMAGE



EDIT AND POST YOUR FINAL SIX-WORD MEMOIR ON YOUR WIKIPAGE

1. Download and print out a copy of the six-word peer editing handout: six-word-memoir editing guide.doc
2. Complete a self-edit your six-word memoir
3. Make revisions to your final six-word memoir.

POST YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS STATEMENT ON YOUR WIKIPAGE

Creative Process statement
Identify and trace the progression of an idea you used to create your memoir.
  • Explain how the words, typeface, and image work together to communicate the central meaning of your memoir.
  • Be sure to state the name of the typeface(s) you used in your memoir.
  • Share a short list of drafts you wrote when writing your memoir and explain why you chose to go with the wording in your final memoir.

Examples of creative statements:
http://maxxbradley.wikispaces.com/Six+Word+Memoir


WRITE A PRESS RELEASE FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE 2013 SIX-WORD MEMOIR FILM



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