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Science Fiction Students: Check out the new Nebula Awards!

This article on The Verge lists the nominees and links to many of the stories that you can read online!

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Satire Analysis Essay Self-Editing

SENIORS: Use the following tools to do a thorough self-edit on your Satire Rhetorical Analysis Essay before you share it with Ms.Clark (Share by 9:00am on Saturday 11/19/16) Do CRISPing and the Checklist: CRISP Editing Self Editing Checklist Review Intro … Continue reading

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The Big Read: A Wizard of Earthsea

Welcome back to school! This year’s Big Read is the Science Fiction / Fantasy novel, A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin. This means that, over the next few months, there will be a number of wonderful events related to … Continue reading

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Friday 12/18: Mythology

Hi all, Here’s the Arthurian Scavenger Hunt!  Use the online document to access links, and write your answers on your copy.

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AdvancEd Survey

Students: Please take this survey by Friday 12/11.

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Blues Music for the Crossroads Myth

Hi Seniors, Here are a few songs by Tommy Johnson and Robert Johnson, as well as a few notes about their lives. Tommy Johnson (1896 – November 1, 1956) was a highly influential blues guitarist and singer who recorded for about … Continue reading

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If you lost your Holy Grail Extra Credit handout…

…Here’s what it said: Wednesday, October 14th, Cinemark is showing Monty Python’s Holy Grail in a “Quote-along” format.  This film relates to Mythology, as we are already discussing epic heroes, leadership, and the ways in which a culture’s values and … Continue reading

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Writing in the Real World

Next week, we will begin writing the Personal Essay. This essay will be something you use to help you reach your future goals, be they college and scholarships, or trade school and work. Regardless of where you plan to go, … Continue reading

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Open House

Hello parents and families! Welcome to Open House. Please feel free to check out my website: you’ll find syllabuses, class materials and supplementary information, as well as some information about me. Here is the presentation from tonight.

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Agenda Aug.27-28

Hi all–Welcome back to school!  I’m excited to have you in my class this year. We have a lot of events coming up in the next two weeks, from picture day to the Benchmark Writing Assessment, so in this class … Continue reading

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