Write five flash fiction stories, but they can only be six words each!
(They do not have to connect).
- “In Six Words, These Writers Tell You an Entire Story” (Huffington Post)
- “Baby Shoes” – The legend of Hemingway’s six word novel (Snopes.com)
- Six Word Stories (sixwordstories.net)
*Standard descriptions may be summarized and modified to include assignment rationale/purpose in parentheses
- W 9-10.4
- (Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience).
- SL: 1-4 — Critiquing process
- ([P]articipate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions […] with diverse partners […] building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly)
- (Present information […] concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task)
- W 9-10.5 — Brainstorming, revisions after critiques
- (Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience).
- W 9-10.6 — Using BPS Google Drive/Docs to store and submit work for publication
- (Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically).