6/11 Last Day Reflections & 6-Word Memoirs

Step 1: Exploring: Check out these pages to learn more about writing 6-word memoirs:

Link: Honest Tea Six-Word Memoirs
Link: Wired Magazine Very Short Stories (6-Word Memoirs)
Link: Six-Word Memoirs at SMITH Magazine

Step 2: Drafting: Compose your own 6-word memoir to reflect your life, high school memories, personal philosophy, etc.

Step 3: Publishing: Leave your mark in 2 places:

- Class Mural (use colorful markers to decorate your memoir)
- Diigo Group Discussion Page

Fall 2011 Class Examples:
  • High goals. Hard work. No excuses. - Mrs. Delmage
  • Continuous incremental improvement... never stop learning. - Mrs. Delmage
  • We live in a beautiful world. (Cold Play) - Mrs. Delmage
  • In the end, only kindness matters. (Jewel) - Mrs. Delmage
  • Wait! Wait! I have a question! - Gabe B.
  • Never back down on a challenge. - Angelica C.
  • Always running late, never on time. - Shelby D.
  • Always texting; Addicted to my phone. - Emma S.
  • Get your work in on time. - Ashley S.
  • Life is difficult, but worth living. - Logan C.
  • Hakuna matata, what a wonderful phrase. - Olivia S.
  • Carpe diem, and every day after. - Olivia S.

6/8 Evaluating the Course: Senior Comp Survey

6/7 Making Learning Meaningful and Engaging Digital Learners
Link: 21st Century Skills
Link: Bloom's Taxonomy and Digital Tools
Link: Pay Attention

6/6 Expressing Gratitude
Link: The Last Lecture and Randy Pausch
Link: Last Lecture on Oprah
Link: How to Write a Thank-You Note
Link: Writing Thank-You Notes