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Inside Poetry: Getting At The Poem’s Basic Meaning & Technique

Ask yourself the following questions that apply to your essay topic. Make notes as you go, and you will find it easier to organize your thoughts for the first draft. The poem’s basic content What is the context of the … 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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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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My Mother’s Kitchen

Use pencil crayons to draw a picture of your mother’s kitchen. Put the oven in it, and also something green, and something dead. Write a poem about your mother’s kitchen. You are not in this poem, but some female relation … Continue reading

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Plato’s Mimetic Theory of Art(RS 25)

Have a look at this powerpoint file here. Wikipedia additional terms needed to answer the following: Given that what we experience of reality is merely a simulation in our minds, then all art is a simulation of a simulation. Is … Continue reading

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Flickr Plugin works, again.

Flickr changed how you access your images in early September. So I’ve updated the plugin. You’ll need to have an “API Key” and a “Shared Secret”, now. It is a good idea to put images on Flickr instead, or in … Continue reading

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iBox for your images

Click the images. Before iBox After iBox Want to know how? Start a thread in the forum, “How to iBox?”. When three STJ bloggers post, let me know and I’ll join in with the secret.

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STJ Volleyball Championship Graghics Challenge

Help with the graphics for our Senior Girls ASAA Championship website. Look at the header images here: supervoley asaa.reveal.ca ours We can do better, I know it. The images you use to create the header MUST be “public domain” such … Continue reading

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Hotlinking Images? We have all done it. Warnings!Warnings!Warnings!

When adding an image to your page on iblog.stjschool.org with a link to an image on another site, you may get unexpected results. This is called hotlinking: when images appear to be embedded on your page, but are simply linked … Continue reading

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Grade 10 Mages reflect on the last week

Recall images, faces, reactions, hecklers, stumbles, successes from the last week preparing and performing for the elementary students. See if you can’t work into your reflections a discussion of the postulates: can something come from nothing? does God exist? is … Continue reading

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CTS 10 Graphic Magicians

Thanks to those helping/experimenting with graphics for shop.snowotherway.org. Progress is slow, but carefully done. What works? 5-6 images of each garment with hardwood background, adjust==>image size 320x240px and 72 dpi, and adjust==>auto levels so white balance looks better. Be certain … Continue reading

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Translations: Idea to Image

Write as quickly as you can and as much as you can using the following list of 4 words in addition to a few spontaneously selected words. Rage Order Justice Common Pollute Addiction Challenge Fantastic Binder Then remove the listed … Continue reading

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Plato’s Cave Allegory

from Republic, BOOK VII And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened: Behold! human beings living in a underground den, which has a mouth open towards the light and reaching … Continue reading

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