from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Abbreviation of eighth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. coming next after the seventh in a series.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. coming next after the seventh and just before the ninth in position
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Grayzel was the text we used, and it introduced me to, among other things, a woman Jewish warrior who led a multi-religious coalition against Muslim invaders in 8th century Africa.
The 8th is taken almost word for word from the English Bill of Rights: “That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.”
For those that are interested, tomorrow, January 8th is the official start of the Taditional Feria.
You deal with racism deftly but quite frankly in 8th Grade Super Zero, and you are very open in interviews and on your blog about your experiences of racism -- both in publishing and in the world in general.
In any case, I look forward to Ruthie's story, because she's the character I identified with most in 8th Grade Superzero -- though it took me until my senior year in high school to develop the confidence to express myself the way she does.
I was definitely all about the extra-credit in 8th grade ...
Excellent interview! it's clear there's a lot of the author in 8th Grade Super Zero -- she has such a radiant spirit!
The GOP gubernatorial primary on June 8th is more or less expected at this point to go to a runoff for later that month, and the winner of that primary will be heavily favored to win the election.
The middle school I student taught at still had this title because they do a big “decades” unit in 8th grade there, so they keep this for the 1970′s.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee – I distinctly remember reading this book in 8th grade because it taught me that reading for school was not mutually exclusive of reading for pleasure.