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Juniors Became Self-Published Authors, Here Are Their Stories
The 11th Graders in Ms. Alysia Oakley’s Honors English class were able to add “Published Author” to their resumes at the end of the 2016-17 school year. Students in this class wrote and published their own novels as part of a yearlong assignment. In August 2016 the students created an outline of an original story....
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AP Poetry Instructor: Susan Zalac Class: AP Literature and Composition
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Mrs. Mirielle Williams’ 6th Grade students recently read Zilpha Keatley Snyder’s The Egypt Game. While reading, the students discover an interesting mother-daughter dynamic. Twelve-year-old April, the protagonist, lives with her grandmother in a new town. April struggles to maintain a connection with her mother while trying to make new friends, and ultimately, longing to figure...
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As part of their summer reading, 10th grade students in Mrs. Sheaffer’s English II Honors class read J. D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye. In addition to reading the novel, their work included developing a Pinterest board that shows images of teenagers dating as far back as the 1940s.
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One 6x6 inch piece of paper plus 20 intricate folds equals one origami paper crane. In Japanese legends, cranes are powerful creatures that are respected for their ability to bring luck and grant wishes. The legend states that when one thousand cranes are created, the crane will grant a wish or eternal luck. Art students...
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The Greek Gossip Mrs. Rodowsky Modern World History, 9th Grade
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