Archive for the 'Humanities' Category

Great Wall Feature Article

As the sun rose, the golden gleam of light showered over the bricks. The peaceful green of the wild mountain seemed to join into the man made structures of the wall. The students of Futures Academy were astonished by the beautiful stone dragon, stretching across the mountains, marvelled by how men could build such a […]

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Reading Response #3

Book: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Battle of the Labyrinth Assignment: Create a “word collage” for the novel and explain how these words and phrases contribute to the development of the novel. “They let my sister die!” Nico’s voice trembled with rage. “They’re here to kill me!” This phrase spoken by Nico di Angelo […]

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Reading Response #2

Book: Lockwood & Co. The Hollow Boy Assignment: Choose five current events that relate to the themes in the novel. Describe in detail how they relate.   Conflict between colleagues: In the book, the characters argued because of there conflict of personalities, displaying arguments and disputing. These where also influenced by their desire for a higher […]

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Reading Response #1

Book: Lockwood & Co. Description of Assignment: Setting Assignment: Compare three settings in the novel to three modern day settings and demonstrate how they have affected different characters. Book: Lockwood & Co The Hollow Boy. Settings in the novel: London streets, Office, Archives Settings in the novel How this has affected the plot and characters London […]

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Short Story Structure

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/19/teen-fiction-ill-clean-my_n_1530129.html Beginning(Exposition): I am exposed to a kid who loathes moments when his/her parents give a huge lecture about things. He/she also dislikes cleaning his/her bedroom. Rising Action: The kids “best friends” invite him/her to the cheese factory. The kids parents give him/her lectures on how you shouldn’t go with people you don’t know but […]

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90 Second Newbery Script

HOLES BY LOUIS SACHAR Script / screenwriters:  William, Ela, Kevin, Joanne, and Vivian CHARACTERS: STANLEY (CAVEMAN) 25 lines– William POLICE 1 line– Vivian ELYA (great-great-grandfather) 7 lines– David MADAME ZERONI 6 lines– Ela ZERO (HECTOR ZERONI) 11 lines– Philip MR. SIR  4 lines– Eric MR. PENSANSKI 1 line– Kevin THE WARDEN 2 lines– Vivian MYRA […]

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The Old King

In the kingdom of peace and joy, stood a man, royal and brave. Many villains he had slain, to protect his loved ones from suffering pain. Yet how old and elderly he is, waiting for history to proceed. But how admirable is his wisdom and intelligence, how I wish I could portray him down.

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Life as a Syrian Boy

Life is hard in Syria especially northern cities attacked by crucial terrorism group ISIS. These are contents from a dairy written by a regular Syrian boy named Sima. He was ten at the time experiencing poverty and conflict with terror activities of ISIS. This dairy was later discovered by an ISB student, which later led […]

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The Girl Who Soar Over Fairyland Book Review

  The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two by Catherynne M. Valente refers to September, a 14-year-old girl, who departs from her usual routine and goes to Fairyland motivated by missing her Fairyland friends. Through total chaos, September regains “her car” and treks to the moon. At the moon, September […]

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