Sunday, November 29, 2009

Feedback on This I Believe

This year was the second year we participated in This I Believe Goes Global. take some time to reflect on writing your own essay, on reading others' essays whether they were students in Ms. Spillane's class or students in our classes. Make sure to also comment on parents' essays and community participants. What did you take away from this experience? What surprised you? What suggestions do you have for improvement?

Conflict in The Odyssey

What is one conflict in Homer's The Odyssey? Make sure to state the name of the conflict specifically and why that is a conflict.

Main Idea in The Odyssey

In Homer's The Odyssey, what is the purpose of the author's work? What is Homer trying to tell our society today?

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Conflict in Inherit the Wind

What is one conflict in Inherit the Wind? Why is that a conflict?

Main Idea of Inherit the Wind

In Jerome Lawrence and Robert E Lee's Inherit the Wind, what is the purpose of the play? Why?

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

This We Believe... Or do we?

I am curious to know what all my fellow students think about the evolution chat each class had. I would like every ones input on this subject. What stance do you take on the issue? Do you agree or disagree? Is evolution challenging the system?

Monday, November 2, 2009

Thesis statements from 451

In Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 and "The Pedestrian" and Kurt Vonnegut's "Harrison Bergeron", what are the authors trying to forewarn to their audiences and why?

In a topic sentnece/ thesis statement, answer the following question.

Fahrenheit 451 136-165 Period 5

Fahrenheit 451 136-165 Period 2