Preparing for Parent Conferences

We’ve been working super duper hard. We all admit you are collectively brilliant and your work has improved sooooooo very much. Therefore, it’s time to brag about yourselves to your parents, because you deserve it! Make sure you have the following somehow on the Year 8 page and/or sorted by Humanities EAL tag so you […]

An article on gender issues helpful for the research of several of you

Hey Students, Your research is coming along nicely. Many of you may find this article in the New York Times helpful.

POP Paper Analysis

Here’s the link for the scavenger hunt we will be using to look over the POP papers from past awesome authors…

POP Thesis Statements

Dear Students, The time has come. You are going to write your thesis statement for your POP essay. As you know, this is very important, as you will spend your whole paper arguing this position. Furthermore, it will drive all of your research, so craft it carefully. Here’s a link to some from previous years… […]

Salaam Bombay Exploitation Essay

Please post your essay as a comment to this post. We will look over them on Monday. Here are the components of your essay: Parts of an essay Attention-getter Intro Thesis statement Citing Evidence (three examples from movie) point proof comment Restate the thesis Conclusion

Exploitation essay composition planning

As we finish our character analysis, it prepares us for a discussion on exploitation in the movie, Salaam Bombay. The question we are to explore is: What role does exploitation play as a theme in the movie Salaam Bombay? Give examples of a character or characters who are exploited. What does Mira Nair want us, […]

Welcome back and our new explorations

I hope you all enjoyed your rest and come back ready for a fabulous second semester. We will spend much of our time coming to better understand our host country, India. We’ll explore many of the challenges and advantages the Indian people experience. We begin with a look at exploitation. Here’s a definition: The self-motivated […]

How to get to the shared folder on a Mac

See this link for help.

Some links for your persuasive essay

Hey Happy and Dedicated Writers, Here are some links for you: 1. The lesson using JeYoung’s research (thank you JeYoung), which also includes how to do Works Cited 2. An example of ways to write an attention-getter/hook using the true story of your teacher’s sad and pathetic skills as a cook 3. An example of […]

Hey Happy Relaxed Students, Today you’ll need these two links: In-text citations For those of you who would like to re-assess on articles: I will give you one of the tests on articles from this link, live, in my classroom, but you won’t know which. Therefore you’ll need to study 🙂  

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