How to Cut Your Memoir for Your College App. Essay (Without Losing Power or Meaning!)

Unit 2: Writing Memoir and a College Application Essay
Lesson 7 of 7

Objective: SWBAT trim a 1000+ word memoir/narrative down to a 300 - 650 word personal statement.

Big Idea: ... it is harder to write less than more ...

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English / Language Arts, narrative voice, peer conferencing, Common Application Essay, peer critiquing
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