Fiction is a form of writing that combines a traditional short story with the
modern narrative of Social Media.You
will be creating a Social Fiction story. You may work alone, or with a
story based on a visual prompt
words in length
examples of: imagery, dialogue, and non-verbal body language, “so what” and any
other writing techniques discussed in class.
- You will
create an actual social media profile for plot- or character(s) - of your short
story. - Choose the
social media platform of your choice: Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr,
Blog, Facebook. - Must have
at least 20 posts/tweets/pins etc. - Visuals
must be created by YOU!! No stealing from the internet!!!
media portion of your project must integrate clearly with the story of your
plotline.The social media is not just a
visual supplement, it is the story too.
Last week I went to a great PD evening, where we watched and rated short videos. The guidelines for video selection were:
3 minutes or less
should have educational application
fewer that have seen it the better
And generally the videos fell into a category of : inspiring, fascinating, jaw dropping, courageous, beautiful, informative, funny.
I thought it be interesting to try this in our class. So here we go!
Today's Theme: Inspiring- Words of Advice
We are going to watch both videos as a class. Once the video is done, you are going to add your thoughts to the comment space below. Which video did you find more inspiring? Why? What are your words of advice?