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Dominique Dusek
Welcome back to our language arts page. This week I have some especially exciting news to share! This Week in Ms. Dusek’s Language Arts 8th grade: After learning about mood and tone, the eighth grade students completed their first digital composition–a multimedia narrative to accompany their “This I Believe” essay. Students have the opportunity to...
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This Week in Ms. Dusek’s Language Arts 8th grade: Eighth grade students will complete their first draft of their This I Believe Narrative for Monday September 16. Then over the next week, we will complete several revision activities designed to help improve student drafts. These activities focus on adding sensory language, integrating dialogue, and refining...
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This Week in Ms. Dusek’s Language Arts 8th grade: Eighth grade students received their first writing assignment this week—a “This I Believe” narrative. The tradition of writing and sharing “This I Believe” essays first began in the 1950s when America, Russia, and other world powers were involved in a tense conflict known as the Cold...
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