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Ms. Finch.  ZnZOrM ZnZOrM  What can you take from this Ted Talk?  What makes.

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1 Ms. Finch

2  ZnZOrM ZnZOrM  What can you take from this Ted Talk?  What makes this talk effective?

3  Noun -A historical account written from personal knowledge. -A written account of one's memory of certain events or people.

4  Memoir vs. Autobiography  It is the personal experiences of the author involving certain events or people rather than the entirety of their lives documented on the page

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6 Ernest Hemingway was challenged to write a novel in 6 words. He took on this challenge and what he developed was: For sale: baby shoes, never worn. - Many people have since tried this genre of writing and it has become a phenomena

7  /through-childrens-eyes-love-fear-hope- jokes/2012/12/20/1ff1862a-494d-11e2- ad ede391_gallery.html#photo=21 /through-childrens-eyes-love-fear-hope- jokes/2012/12/20/1ff1862a-494d-11e2- ad ede391_gallery.html#photo=21  Here is a collection of memoirs by school children that was turned into a book.

8  Six Word Memoirs  Y46URnk Y46URnk  Six Word Memoirs by Teens  Exso9M Exso9M

9 Good life: hot tea, best friend. Never look back...be here, NOW Ginger ale can cure any problem. Why laugh? To stop the tears!

10  Brainstorm 3 six-word memoirs.  Pick your favourite.  Complete the worksheet with you chosen memoir.  Due: Friday March 22 nd, 2013.


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