Teaching flash fiction: A novel in six words

11/15/2012

Can a story only six words long be complete -- and compelling? In a recent blog post, ASCD EDge community member Ryan Thomas shares an example that suggests it most certainly can be. More importantly, he writes, there's a lesson in all this that you can take and apply toward a classroom activity, an activity that will teach students the "rhetorical power of a strong, economical sentence/story/paragraph." Read on.

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