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English 10: Final Essay 2008

Choose one of the following: Write an essay based on literature you have studied in which the author examines Life Pressures. What idea(s) does the writer develop regarding Life Pressures? Write an essay based on literature you have studied in … Continue reading

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Creative Response: English 30

Choose from the following: (Partner up if/where necessary) Write a folk song. Create a dialogue in the forums between any 2(or more) authors. Create a dialogue in the forums b etween any 2 or more characters Create a new scene … Continue reading

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Prepare for English Language Arts Finals

For those in the midst, or looking ahead at finals in my LA classes(9, 10-1, 20-1, 20-2, 30-1, 30-2). Consider the outcomes we’ve tried to achieve. Enhancing the artistry of communication has been a strong technical focus. Skills mastered include … Continue reading

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Exptrapolation

The life which is unexamined is not worth living. – Plato Write a story in which a protagonist undergoes a transformation in the search for self. Have your character encounter basic questions about his/her identity. Consider using the following images:

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After Act 5 (English 30)

Respond to one of the following: Do you think Rosencrantz and Guildenstern deserved to be put to death? What alternatives might Hamlet have taken? Examine Hamlet’s reasoning and consider whether you think Hamlet was seeking justice or revenge? Why does … Continue reading

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3 Questions(English 10)

What will be the next global catastrophe? What is the next step for human evolution? What future communication technology would amaze you?

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Hamlet: After Act 1 and 2(English 30)

(30-1)”I know not seems.” In I, ii, 76, Hamlet claims that his grief is real, not just a show. Make a chart of all the occasions in this act when there is a difference between the way a character seems … Continue reading

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How to Bake the Human Race?(English 10)

Open a can of Manhattan Project. Stir in 3 parts Trinity. Add Einstein’s formula, but just a pinch. Mix thoroughly with a Bloom. Bake until done. Serve with a trackback.

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English 20 Final Exam 2.0

Search the net, search blogs, search your mind. Synthesize, hyperlink, blockquote, and trackback. Your writing should be a synthesis of the 5 paragraph essay AND a blog post. Refer to one or any texts from your course: Macbeth, BNW, Can. … Continue reading

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In The Mind But Then The Meaning Is

English 20(Non-Chem) Create a moebius strip of the title of this post followed by “In The Word But Then The Meaning Is” Write about your own hobby. Research the origin of the term Hobby at Wikipedia. Look at wikipedia’s entry … Continue reading

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Pingback Trackback of the Canadian Outback

English 20(Chem) Your task is to complete Writing Activity 1 from my canpoets blog. Just following those instructions will not be enough, however. Your assignment will not be complete until a “trackback” or “pingback” appears in the comment section on … Continue reading

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Bloggiest start to the bloggiest year ever.

What a funny word, “bloggiest”. Should I say it is a “most bloggy” start to the year? Does correct English matter in a blog? All students I teach have begun a blog, of sorts. For the most part, I’ve insisted … Continue reading

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IV. ENGLISH 10: The Three Questions

ENGLISH 10 Comments only SVP. Scour your notes, “google” your minds, attach a comment with an idea, impression, concept. Make references to literature, film, philosophy, history, psychology, business, politics, etc. Respond to these questions on your own blog AFTER reading: … Continue reading

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III. ENGLISH 10: What tests our relationship with technology?

ENGLISH 10 Comments only SVP. Scour your notes, “google” your minds, attach a comment with an idea, impression, concept. Make references to literature, film, philosophy, history, psychology, business, politics, etc. Keep your comments brief, 10-50 words. Comment as often as … Continue reading

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II. ENGLISH 10: What makes us listen to our conscience?

ENGLISH 10 Comments only SVP. Scour your notes, “google” your minds, attach a comment with an idea, impression, concept. Make references to literature, film, philosophy, history, psychology, business, politics, etc. Keep your comments brief, 10-50 words. Comment as often as … Continue reading

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