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8th grade 9 10-12


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8th grade 9 10-12

  1. 1. What is writing 8th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 9/10/12 8th Grade Language Arts Agenda: 1. Warm-up: Vocabulary Test/Spelling Test 2. What is writing? Assignments: -The Outsiders 4-5 (T) -Lit Circles (W) -Spelling Post Test (F) -Reading log and green sheet #2 (F) -Vocabulary Writing (F 9/21) 1
  2. 2. What is writing 8th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 2012 What is Writing? Writing is a process, not a single activity. It involves actions, steps, behaviors, thoughts, and changes. These include: 2
  3. 3. What is writing 8th grade 9­10­12.notebook September 10, 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. 3