This I Believe was a radio program for which people wrote essays about something they believed in strongly and then recorded themselves reading the essay. Using images to illustrate their beliefs, students recorded themselves on Voicethread. Click on the This I Believe tab to hear more student essays and read about the assignment. Here is Tom's Belief:
Can you summarize an entire work of literature in six words?
Excerpt from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Curious tea party unveils ubiquitous madness The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb: Thumbless escape foils counterfeit silver operation. The Red-Headed League: Red-Headed League dissolved: fugitive's whereabouts solved. The Importance of Being Earnest: Tutor's handbag story reveals earnest moniker.
This mash-up adds pictures and music to the six-word summaries. Write your six-word summaries in the comments.