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The Night Aunt Dottie Caught Elvis’s Scarf When He Tossed It From The Stage Of The Rushmore Plaza Civic Center

This exercise is simple: write a poem about a family member meeting a famous person. All of us have such incidents embedded in family history or folklore: the day Dad shook hands with Ike in France; the time Mom spilled … Continue reading

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What happened to the animals in BNW?

What happened to the animals in BNW? Suggest a brief history of “pets” up to AF632. What attitudes do people have towards animals? Why are there no “conditioned” animals as pets? What are the attitudes towards animals on the reservation? … Continue reading

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Here’s an idea that could snowball!

Find a “copyright-free” etext online at, say, Project Gutenberg or here or here Start a new blog. Parse your etext into manageable chunks and insert into your blog. Add graphics and organizers. Edit theme. Voila. Look at Castle of Otranto … 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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I. ENGLISH 10: What are the greatest challenges to our survival?

ENGLISH 10 Comments only SVP. Scour your notes, blogs, “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 … Continue reading

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Personality vs Character?

ENGLISH 30 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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Unversal Ideals

ENGLISH 30 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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Anti-Bullying Song Research Assignment

Blog an online research about a song that relates to Heather’s workshop(s) about: Bullying Domestic Violence Peace Getting Along Requirements: Lyrics, portions cut’pasted with hyperlink to source. 250-words: What is going on in the song? What is the message the … Continue reading

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