• Speak Essay
    Published in the United States: Farrar Straus Giroux. Paragraph # 1: Laurie Halse Anderson was born on October 23, 1961 in Potsdam, New York. Anderson is an American Writer who writes books for children and young adult. Anderson writes books as a voice for many young readers. Anderson believes writing...
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  • Star Girl
    Book Report Template Paragraph #1 Title: Love, Star Girl Author: Jerry Spinelli Type of book: Realistic Fiction Book Report Template Paragraph #2 Main Character: Star Girl Describe this character: Star Girl is fascinating in her own way. She is a very caring girl. She makes friends very...
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  • Dystopia and Fredrick Douglass
    growing up, as it was almost always homework or a task assigned by my parents. My brother and I would rather play the Nintendo gamecube in the basement of our old home than fall asleep trying to read one chapter of the Harry Potter books without dozing off into slumber. Over the course of high school...
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  • Term Paper
    | | |Making an Entrance |your name &/or nicknames/ where you are in order with any siblings/any special songs,|3 paragraphs | |2 | |games, bedtime stories, toys/first words | ...
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  • Like and dislike
    I would like to thank the following people who have made this book possible: Scholastic executive editor, Wendy Murray, who suggested the topic; my manuscript editor, Ray Coutu, whose excellent advice helped me improve the text; and my husband, Martin, who barbecued our dinner when I was deep into...
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  • Friends, Good Friends
    Activity 2: "Friends, Good Friends, and Such Good Friends" Procedure 1. Pre-Reading: Skimming and scanning. What are the seven categories of friends that the author mentions? 3 minutes 2. Pre-Reading: Read the first 3 paragraphs. Which paragraphs contain...
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  • Event That Changed My Life
    FRIENDS, GOOD FRIENDS--and SUCH GOOD FRIENDS--by Judith Viorst BACKGROUND: Judith Viorst is an author of light verse, children's books, and magazine articles.  In this essay, originally written for Redbook, Viorst explains what friendship is by describing different types of friends. VOCABULARY: ...
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  • My reading of the book thief
    My reading of the book thief My thoughts about the book: Reading the book has been both interesting and exiting, especially since I have a special interest in history. Reading about a young girl in Nazi Germany, with the narrator being Death, really gets to you, and drags youn into the book...
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  • Dialectical Journals- Things Fall Apart
    Dialectical Journals 1. "His fame rested on solid personal achievements." Pg. 3 paragraph 1 All fame begins when you do something noticeable. For example, actors and actresses build upon their careers and reputations by achieving excellence in their personal goals, as well as perfecting their...
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  • The House on Mango Street
    Oakland Unified School District - Lesson by Mary. Scott for House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros BOOK REVIEW – Page 3 (Cultural or Human Rights Essay) Cisneros, Sandra. The House on Mango Street, New York: Random House, 1984. “The House on Mango Street” Complete the following: 1) Describe...
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  • Literacy Autobiography
    everything—my reading, writing, and other experiences— started with my birth on October 6, 1996; well okay, not really—it didn’t start with my birth. They, my reading and writing experiences, started with preschool, which is the same for most people. These two skills are an integral part of my life; I use...
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  • English Portfolio
    Throughout my Writing experience I have always had trouble with making the sentence make sense, making it sound professional and doing what the assignment tells to do. I think that this class has actually helped me a lot more than in High School. The new paragraph is better because I listened to what my peers...
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  • Speak Response to Literature
    (Speak. Pg. 9, Paragraph 4.) Everyone at some point in their lives have felt that terrifying feeling of dejection, sorrow, anger, frustration and pain. Whether it is an action done by one or an action done by others, there is always the fear of being judged, to which people decide it is best if they don’t...
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  • Gilgamesh Response
    Gilgamesh Reading Response Upon finishing the book The Epic of Gilgamesh, i believe most people would have some strong feelings about the former king of Uruk. Although the majority of those feelings may include regurgitation, anger, and despise; I on the other hand would like to argue why Gilgamesh...
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  • Contextual Analysis of Rousseau’s Origin on the Discourse of Inequality
    natural order.” This passage can be found as the first paragraph of the Second Part of Rousseau’s Discourse on the Origin of Inequality. It is one that encapsulates most of his general ideas that can be found in the Discourse in a single paragraph. Rousseau’s philosophy is that by nature, humans are essentially...
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  • Book Report Writing Template
    Book Report Writing Template This is a guide only. It is not meant to write the report for you. It gives you a format or template for writing your own report. The original draft was developed by a teacher friend of mine to use with her own students. I have made a few additional enhancements which...
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  • Mission
    Statement is to empower. According to Covey, Merrill, and Merrill (1994, p. 113), “An empowering mission statement: 1. Represents the deepest and best within you.  It comes out of a solid connection with your deep inner life. 2. Is the fulfilment of your own unique gifts.  It’s the expression of...
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  • Saeid
    hope B. hopes C. hopeful D. hopefully 10- He gave ………………… playing football after he hurt his knee. A. on B. to C. in D. up 11- My aunt must be ……………… because she always loses her glasses. A. forget B. forgetful C. forgettable D. forgetter 12- The plate is made of very...
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  • Fuzhide
    The Element Of Style William Strunk, Jr. Asserting that one must first know the rules to break them, this classic reference book is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer. Intended for use in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature, it gives in brief...
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  • "Just Listen" by Sarah Dessen
    ****this is more of a journal than a book report*** Response Journal #4: Just Listen By Sarah Dessen From Pages 296 to 371 I thought that this last quarter of the novel, Just Listen by Sarah Dessen, was a real disappointment, in my opinion. First of all, when Annabel and Owen parted ways for...
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