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While you read…Brave New World

Using the format of a blog, comment at the end of each reading session on both the substance of your reading and its effects on you. Record pages or sections on which you are commenting. Record your impressions of characters, … Continue reading

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Novel Study Preflight Checklist

Read a Novel from the Reading List: focus your responses on a course focus question think “creatively” about your response connect to characters you’ve already studied extend your response to include symbol and archetype consider “Critical Questions” emphasize “Voice” and/or … 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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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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When the basic needs are met, then what?(RS 25)

Today we asked if there was something all humans strive for after all needs have been met. Of course, only a philosopher can imagine a world in which all needs could be met. But there must be something to the … 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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Should Believing Be Uncomfortable?(RS 25)

What do you believe? Who are you? Why are you here? Where is here? Why is there evil in the world? Sophie has begun a journey to discover these, and many other, questions. What questions is she asking, what questions … Continue reading

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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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from Staying Human in an Engineered Age.

Will we decide that we’ve grown powerful enough? Can we draw a line and say, “this far and no further”? How do we control the techno-scientific juggernaut before it dehumanizes our species? Is it possible for us to refuse to … Continue reading

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While you read…Brave New World

Using the format of a blog, comment at the end of each reading session on both the substance of your reading and its effects on you. Record pages or sections on which you are commenting. Record your impressions of characters, … Continue reading

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Three Questions – by Leo Tolstoy

One day it occurred to a certain emperor that if he only knew the answers to three questions, he would never stray in any matter. What is the best time to do each thing? Who are the most important people … 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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cool smilies

😎 The following smilies have an extra space after the first character so you can see them here in text form. Remove the space and the smiley appears in published posts. ‘ : )’ => ‘icon_smile.gif’, ‘ : D’ => … Continue reading

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