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Starter 4- Model Essays (10 min)
Read at least one of these examples. If you have time, read more than one. Then answer the questions below on your brainstorm document for the essay you liked best.
Debrief as a class
Ira Glass on Storytelling (10 min)
Listen to this. List 3-5 things that you learned about telling effective stories.
Turn to your partner- how can you incorporate this into your college essay?
So What? Exercise (20 min)
Based on your brainstorms yesterday and today, list your top 3 anecdotes/experiences for your college essays. This is going to be a rapid fire verbal brainstorm with different partners to suss out the possible So What of your essay. You will want something to take notes with.
Partner 1/Topic 1
Repeat with Partner and Topics 2 and 3
Choose Your Own Adventure:
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