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Homework for the Week of November 25 and THANKSGIVING (but you’ll be the only one there!)

  Dear Students,   People, please stay strong. We’re almost done! You can do it. Here’s the homework for next week:   Optional: Watch this short video interview of the great Toni Morrison and Stephen Colbert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onuMdF-iJIE&feature=youtu.be Read the next … Continue reading

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Homework for the Week of October 21 and 23

  Dear Students,   Have you seen Teeana for a tutoring session, yet? Make an appointment with her for next week.   Read and annotate The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog by Bruce D. Perry, pages 179-246. Bring … Continue reading

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“Brainology” Discussion Questions

  After reading Carol S. Dweck’s “Brainology: Transforming Students’ Motivation to Learn,” define the following vocabulary words in context, taking time to identify the part of speech: Deficiency Confidence Recognition Chronically Intelligence Plummet Vulnerable Perseverance Stereotype Implication Collaboration   Explain … Continue reading

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Kadi PDF and Discussion Questions: “Writing as Resistance, Writing as Love”

  Here’s a copy of “Writing as Resistance, Writing as Love”: WritingAsResistance After reading Kadi’s essay, “Writing as Resistance, Writing as Love,” define the following vocabulary words. Use a dictionary; label the part of speech: Resistance Oppression Repercussions Theoretical Privilege … Continue reading

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Homework Week 3: September 2nd and 4th

  Dear Students,   Here’s the homework:   (From last week! Get it done if you haven’t yet.) Read and annotate Audre Lorde’s “The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action.” Write a journal include one paragraph of summary and … Continue reading

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Doc: “Seven Habits of Highly Effective Readers”

Here is the article for next week. I will accept a journal for this article in lieu of a missing one. To read the “Seven Habit of Highly Effective Readers” open the link for Word file of the article: Seven … Continue reading

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PDF: “Transformation of Silence into Language and Action” by Audre Lorde

Just in case anyone needs a copy. Download and read “Transformation of Silence into Language and Action” by Audre Lorde. Write a 1-2 page summary and response after reading. Here’s the link for the PDF: AudreLorde TranformationofSilence

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