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7th grade 9 11-12

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7th grade 9 11-12

  1. 1. What is writing 7th grade 9­11­12.notebook September 11, 2012 9/11/12 7th Grade Language Arts Agenda: 1. Warm-up: Prepositions 1/2 sheet- keep at your desk 2. Choose Words Assignments: 3. What is writing? -Lit Circles (W) -Spelling Post Test (F) -Reading log and green sheet #2 (F 9/21) -Vocabulary Writing (F 9/21) 1
  2. 2. What is writing 7th grade 9­11­12.notebook September 11, 2012 Words Related to Transformation • Myopic • Ostracize • Vast • Ratiocinate • Pariah • Synopsis • Voluminous • Render • Persevere • Cadence • Recalcitrant • Recapitulate • Latent • Boisterous • Exorbitant • Gregarious • Burgeon • Daft • Placate • Elocution • Diligent • Deft • Tedious • Cogent • Paragon • Extravagant • Tome • Seminal • Commodious • Colossus • Peruse • Meritorious • Clairvoyant • Entomology • Redact • Cosmopolitan • • • 2
  3. 3. What is writing 7th grade 9­11­12.notebook September 11, 2012 What is Writing? Writing is a process, not a single activity. It involves actions, steps, behaviors, thoughts, and changes. These include: 3
  4. 4. What is writing 7th grade 9­11­12.notebook September 11, 2012 “We have discovered that writing allows even a stupid person to seem halfway intelligent, if only that person will write the same thought over and over again, improving it just a little bit each time. It is a lot like inflating a blimp with a bicycle pump. Anybody can do it. All it takes is time.” -Kurt Vonnegut Jr. 4

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