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R&W: Wrap up to RA Intro Work

We first wrapped up Ken Robinson’s TED Talk regarding the lack of creativity in schools and worked to discuss the ways in which his 20 minute speech displayed Ethos, Logos, or Pathos, and also what his motive/purpose was. From there, … Continue reading

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R&W: Kincaid’s A Small Place

We used the following constructed summative claims regarding Jamaica Kincaid’s argument as a jumping off point for our small group conversations today. The directions are in the documents attached for 3rd and 4th hour. Monday we will continue with this passage … Continue reading

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Honors 11: DuBois and Stevenson

We spent the first part of the hour discussing and sharing moments of importance from DuBois’ “Strivings of the Negro People.” These were some of the significant quotes/ideas/questions derived from those conversations. We then discussed as a class. After this, … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Intro to Fences Unit

We began today with the complicated discussion of race to introduce our final unit, the Fences unit. We created a web of related concepts/ideas/words and shared as a class. We then watched human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson’s 2012 Ted Talk: We … Continue reading

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