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8th grade 9 13-12

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8th grade 9 13-12

  1. 1. Questions for memoirits.notebook September 13, 2012 9/13/12 Assi gnm ents 8th Grade Language Arts -Rea : d ch 6-8 Agenda: -Rea (F) ding Log 1. Warm-up: -Spe a nd g lling reen Tes shee 2. Questions for memoirists -Que t (F t (F) stio ) mem ns f oir w or m orth emo y ex irist -Lit peri s/ Circ ence les ( s (M -Voc W) ) ab W ritin g (F 9/2 1) 1
  2. 2. Questions for memoirits.notebook September 13, 2012 Memoirs and The Outsiders BAD MEMOIRS • lack of heart • experience doesnt intrigue the writer • no itch to find out how and what a  memory signifies in a writers life • empty and flat • a string of events laid end­to­end in  narrative form • "and then we did this and then we did  that and it was all so much fun" • Safe, superficial topics • "The Time I Went to Disney World" • "My Summer Camp" 2
  3. 3. Questions for memoirits.notebook September 13, 2012 QUESTIONS FOR MEMOIRISTS  MEMOIR WORTHY EXPERIENCES  3
  4. 4. Questions for memoirits.notebook September 13, 2012 4
  5. 5. Questions for memoirits.notebook September 13, 2012 “Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.” -Willa Cather 5

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