Mansfield Middle School
Mrs. Achane-Miller
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Language Arts Grade 8 (Writing Center)                                                                                                                     School Year: 2014-2015

  Reminder: Please put forth your best effort to keep up with the homework, especially during this debate unit. 


1)  Finish marking Andrea Gibson's poem "Birthday" 

       You could also look up her poem on google or YouTube if you're interested in listening to her performance again. 

2) Choose 3 focus areas from your notes about poetic techniques. You also want to include stanzas. 

3) Write 3 paragraphs-1 for each focus area. The paragraph names the focus area, explains, and provides text examples. 

   Reread your 3 paragraphs carefully after you have finished writing. This assignment is due on Friday. . 











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