W.8.3d

Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.

 
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Student Symbol Writing

8th Grade ELA » Unit: House on Mango Street Part II
8th Grade ELA » Unit: House on Mango Street Part II
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

"By seeking and blundering we learn.” (Goethe): Using student writing as entry point for grammar lessons.

 
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Revising Narratives: Sentence Lengths and Wordiness

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narrative/Memoirs: Writing And Conferencing
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narrative/Memoirs: Writing And Conferencing
Toby Sorge
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Cut, chop, and combine: creating stronger and more effective sentences.

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Revising Of Personal Narratives For Details and Mind Pictures

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narrative/Memoirs: Writing And Conferencing
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Personal Narrative/Memoirs: Writing And Conferencing
Toby Sorge
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Get those colored pencils ready. Revising will be a messy ride.

 
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Looking through the Lens of the First Person Narrator: Writing from Models

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Looking through the Lens of the First Person Narrator
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Looking through the Lens of the First Person Narrator
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

After looking carefully at famous authors' first paragraphs, students should be inspired to follow those examples and take a purposeful approach to their own writing.

 
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Poetry Reading

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Bad Boy Part I
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Bad Boy Part I
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

That was groovy, man: Students have fun performing their own poetry.

 
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