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2020 Reading Challenge

2020 Reading Challenge

2020 Reading Challenge
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Deep Thoughts

“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a place of many words and man appears a mere talking animal not much more wonderful than a parrot.”

Joseph Conrad

“Never say anything that doesn’t improve on silence.”

Richard Yates

“We do know that no one gets wise enough to really understand the heart of another, though it is the task of our life to try.”

Louise Erdrich

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If you’ve been telling yourself that the one thing you need from English class is a collection of interesting articles to stimulate thought and provoke discussion, I’ve got you covered. Every Monday morning, check-in at this link (also on the side of the page) for a collection of articles about the world we inhabit and […]

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The review materials for the Honors 2 final are available here: Vocabulary Grammar Part 1 Grammar Part 2 The final for Period 1 is on Tuesday, January 21 and the final for Period 6 is on Thursday, January 23. Be ready!

All the writing notes you’ll need for the timed write final next week are available here. Our final is on Wednesday, January 22.

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The details of the extra credit piece about Jonathan Swift and recipe bloggers are available here. If you’d like to submit the piece, get it to me by Friday, January 17, 2020.

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Your revision of the essay on American policing will be due in class on Friday, January 10. Please make sure to follow the items on the checklist and carefully review the comments I left on your first draft. While we have some work to do, I was impressed with a lot of the first drafts, which […]

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