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6-word memoir

View this Ted Talk for background information on the 6-word memoir.  After viewing the video, answer the following questions.

  • What makes me interesting is…

  • I am/was proud of myself when…

  • If I could change one thing about myself…

  • I would be so happy if…

  • I would just like to thank…

  • Write a rough timeline of your life

  • Describe what you look like and what stands out about your appearance

  • Describe your childhood

  • What is a typical day like?

  • Find common threads that capture you as a person

  • For 10 minutes write as many 6 word memoirs as you can

  • Choose your favorite and turn in!

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