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Writer’s Notebook Assignment
= &= nbsp; Your assignment is to write a minimum of two pages in your Writer’s Notebo= ok per week: one due by Wednesday and one due by Friday using the topics I = give you. Please get away from= the first-person response and attempt to write in various points of view, as we= ll as in different styles. Attem= pt to write poetry, an editorial, fantasy, a children’s story, realistic fiction, an interview, a one act play, a letter, a diary entry, an obituary= , an epilogue, a ballad, etc. I WANT TO SEE VARIETY!=
REQUIREMENTS: = p>
Every entry must be dated, numbered, and titled. Use a title that reflects the topi=
You are to write a minimum of two full pages per week for full cred=
it. Each full page is worth a 5 pt. ho=
assignment. Partial credit ma=
given. 3) =
I also want you to attempt literary and poetic techniques. Highlight
or underline these in your ent=
4) &nb= sp; To reinforce the vocabulary and spelling words you are learning, us= e A MINIMUM OF THREE vocabulary words and/or spelling words in conjunction with assigned spelling and vocabulary units. Underline or highlight these words.
KEEP THESE THINGS IN MIND:
Keep all entries in a spiral notebook. If you write on a loose sheet of p= aper or type your entry, tape or staple the entry into your spiral.
Each quarter, you will choose an entry to revise= and develop into a polished piece of writing.&= nbsp; This will be a test grade.
I n the spring, you will be required to submit t= wo pieces of your writing for publication in the school’s literary arts magazine.