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A.P. English Language Six Word Memoirs
What is it? Six words used to describe a person or a character ONLY six words Can be any combination (Two 3-word sentences; Three 2-word sentences; 6 words that describe)
For example… A six-word memoir for Azar in “The Things They Carried” might be: Exploded a puppy; just a boy!
For example… A six-word memoir for Ms. Nazzaro might be: Hint, hint, wink, wink, nudge, nudge
How easy is it? Can you come up with a six-word memoir for Mary Ann Bell from “The Things They Carried?”
Your assignment You will be given the rest of the class period to develop a six-word memoir for each of the three characters from “Their Eyes Were Watching God” assigned to you. Remember – only six words! Be sure to tell me which character the memoir is for…
Who did you get? Set 1 – Janie, Pheoby, Mrs. Turner Set 2 – Jody, Pheoby, Logan Set 3 – Tea Cake, Annie Tyler, Nanny Set 4 – Janie, Logan, Mrs. Turner Set 5 – Jody, Nunkie, Johnny Taylor Set 6 – Tea Cake, Logan, Nanny Set 7 – Janie, Annie Tyler, Johnny Taylor