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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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English 10: Decisions–Action or Apathy

We must constantly make decisions in daily life. Some decisions are simple choices while others affect people’s entire lives. Furthermore, every decision has consequences and often there is not a clear alternative. Decisions involve weighing alternatives and considering the consequences. … 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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Hamlet: Final Response

Choose a focus for your final response to Hamlet. Synthesize alternative points of view, (include links to sources: your posts, STJ blogs, etc.). Review your responses throughout our study: Thaw, resolve, adieu… Hamlet Getting Started 2 Is Polonius a Good … 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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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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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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