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  • Writing Grade 8
  • Build Good Habits
    • Keep a notebook.
      • This can be an online notebook, like a weblog or online word processor
    • Write every day.
    • Write with feeling.
      • Communicate what is important to you
  • The Writing Process
    • Prewriting
      • Explore topics
      • Choose a topic
      • Gather details about the topic
    • Writing
      • Compose a first draft
    • Revising
      • Review the first draft
      • Change unclear or incomplete ideas
  • The Writing Process
    • Editing
      • Proofread for correctness
    • Publishing
      • Share your final composition
  • The Big Picture
    • Ideas
    • Organization
    • Voice
    • Word Choice
    • Sentence Fluency
    • Conventions
  • Ideas Good writing has a clear message, purpose, and focus. The writing has specific ideas and details.
  • Organization Good writing has a clear beginning, middle, and ending. It should be easy to follow.
  • Voice The best writing is written in the author’s voice. The voice should also consider the audience.
  • Word Choice Good writing uses strong words, including specific nouns and verbs, and descriptive adjectives.
  • Sentence Fluency Good writing flows smoothly from one sentence to the next. Sentences should vary in length and begin in a variety of ways.
  • Conventions Good writing is carefully edited so it is easy to understand. The rules for punctuation,spelling, capitalization, and grammar are followed closely.