I wrote this essay guideline on the board:
Memorial Day Micro Essay
1. Topic Sentence :
Three things I did during Memorial Weekend were __________, _________ and ________.
2. 1st example with a simile
4. 2nd example with a simile
6. 3rd example with a simile
Personal essays are a wonderful way to have students willingly participate and remain engaged while doing something educationally beneficial!
Here is a video of my students producing micro essays first thing this morning :)