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2018 Reading Challenge

2018 Reading Challenge
Don has read 14 books toward his goal of 75 books.

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
Mr. Pogreba

Mr. Pogreba

AP Language, Debate, and Word Clues

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All of the readings and materials for the unit on conspiracies can be found on this page.

It’s time for our first essay of the year, which has to be the most exciting news you’ve heard in weeks. The prompt is located on the downloads page. Please make sure to read the entire prompt and the expectations associated with it. The essay will be due on Sunday, September 2 via Google Docs. […]

The final for English II will be on 8:20 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6 and cover the major readings we have worked on this semester, the core writing skills we’ve repeatedly reviewed, and some core grammar concepts we’ve at least mentioned. You must be here for the final! The study guide for the test is […]

The test over “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” will be on Wednesday, May 30. You will receive credit for turning in both your study guide we completed in class and the study guide with thematic questions from the test. These are the most useful items for review: Rhetorical device guide Thematic study guide Background presentation […]