Try to Make the World A Little Less Cruel

“It's not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It's our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.” ― L.R. Knost


Becoming a Person of Substance

"Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." -- Eleanor Roosevelt

Attend Zumeff Film Festival

Your assignment this week is to attend the ZUMEFF Film Festival Tuesday or Wednesday, watch at least one film, and do a research paper of 250 words on it. Survey five people about the film. Here are some possible questions you can ask. You can also think of your own questions. Report the results of... Continue Reading →

Basic Writing Standards

Here are some of the basic standards I’m looking for when I grade your writing. This is A or B writing. Grades lower than B do not meet these standards. Snappy title or headline sparks curiosity of reader. Capitalize first letters of words in the title or headlines, except for small words (a, and the).... Continue Reading →

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