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Grammar test 9 16-13

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Grammar test 9 16-13

  1. 1. Grammar Test 9­16­13.notebook 1 September 16, 2013 9/16/13 8th Grade Language Arts Agenda: 1. Grammar Test 2. Independent Reading 3. Writing Workshop Assignments: -Questions for Memoirists/Memoir worthy experiences (TH) - Vocab Writing (F) -comment to 2 students' responses (F)
  2. 2. Grammar Test 9­16­13.notebook 2 September 16, 2013 Memoirs  BAD MEMOIRS • lack of heart • experience doesn't intrigue the writer • no itch to find out how and what a  memory signifies in a writer's 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"
  3. 3. Grammar Test 9­16­13.notebook 3 September 16, 2013 QUESTIONS FOR MEMOIRISTS  MEMOIR WORTHY EXPERIENCES 
  4. 4. Grammar Test 9­16­13.notebook 4 September 16, 2013
  5. 5. Grammar Test 9­16­13.notebook 5 September 16, 2013 “Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.” -Willa Cather

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