Well Happy New Year Mustangs ! It's a new year and a new semester at Parks Middle School. We are quickly preparing for the 8th Grade Writing Test. I want you to pay close attention in class as we discuss the Writing test and strategies to pass.
* Remember - We are preparing you for HIGH SCHOOL so there will be lots of work.
THE WRITING TEST IS - JANUARY 24, 2000 BE READY !
YOU WILL NEED TO KNOW THE FOLLOWING WRITING TERMS...
PROMPT BRAINSTORMING FIRST DRAFT FINAL DRAFT
PROOFREAD REVISE CONTENT ORGANIZATION
THESIS STATEMENT PERSUASIVE NARRATIVE EXPOSITORY
We will continue to focus on these writing elements as we prepare for the writing test. Remember you must write on your own during the test, I cannot help you. Therefore, you must prepare youself by paying attention in class and working hard to make sure that you will do your best. Our target scores for the writing test are between 250-310, with scores in the 300 range being perfect. I know I will have good scores from my students. For those of you trying to get into magnet programs, your test performance is very important. All The Best! See you in class!