Six word memoirs from "O, The Oprah Magazine."

The Middle School Counselor: What's Your 6 Word Memoir?

The Importance of Grit in Students Infographic | e-Learning Infographicse-Learning Infographics

Illustrated Six-Word Memoirs by Students from Grade School to Grad School | Brain Pickings - Love this idea for Digital Storytelling via @jsm2272

My fantastic student teacher came up with this great way to show the differences between types of literary nonfiction.

20 Six-Word Stories

7 Ways to Increase Student Engagement Infographic. Great reference guide to activities you can do in the classroom.

classroom management

"What creature would you transform yourself into?" sub lesson?

Fun first day activity: Have kids write a letter to themselves at the end of the year.

Another pinner said: I heard about Sketchnoting yesterday, tried in class today, and - oh my gosh - they aren't kidding! This really works! Will definitely be teaching my class about this and offering it as a valid note-taking option

// potential MOTS questions?

‘Who I Am’ graphic information sheet, for getting to know my students. DIRECT LINK

The Six-Word Memoir is a great first week of school activity!

Book About You? We're going to be working on creating art using techniques from book illustrators. Perhaps we should just create a whole book about the artists creating the book.

200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing Related Article | Related Student Opinion Question

fill your head

I love having students think differently for "All About Me" activities, especially the older kids. This is perfect for middle school. Find a song, embed it on their website, find the lyrics, make a wordcloud,

Six Classroom Questions to start off the school year! Great Idea!

Cute retell activity: Students write about the beginning, middle, and end of the story on index cards.

Daily Writing Prompts - 300+ image based prompts for writing activities