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The Fault in Our Stars

I ended up reading this book because of my sophomores.  Several had read it and were currently writing a paper on it, so I figured it was worth a go if it got such wide-eyed enthusiasm as I was seeing.  1,169 more words


Saturn 2.0 (1st eight books with Prefaces)

SATURN 2 (pdf) collects my first eight print books with Prefaces. Many thanks to all my editors and readers.

Wanderers They Knew Not Where (41).

… and how the little one of all, whose sports had hitherto broken the decorum of the scene, understood the prayer for her playmate, and burst into clamorous grief. 6 more words

Gallery Of Illustrations

TKAM Small Group Discussion #2, 4/18 (American Literature)

Today’s Learning Target:

I will demonstrate understanding of TKAM by discussing chapters 5-13, sharing my role responsibility with my group, asking and answering Bloom’s Qs, discussing themes found on my bookmark and handout, and anything else my groups finds important. 117 more words

American Literature

Gunn, Bohemians and Cole

I’ve read a few books this month without the time to reflect on them here, so some disconnected thoughts on what I’ve read lately.

During a Twitter conversation in which I confessed to abandoning Gunn’s latest novel… 325 more words


Breaking Bad: Season 2:1-4: It's the reverse of what's claimed

A glamorized photo image of a drawing of our two heroes — becoming a father-and-son pair in the second season

Dear friends and readers,

I’ve now begun the second season of… 1,562 more words

20th Century Culture

Independent Work Day, 4/17 (American Literature)

Today’s Learning Target:

I will use today’s class period to get ready for tomorrow’s small group discussion by reading To Kill a Mockingbird, writing Bloom’s questions, and/or working on my role responsibility. 62 more words

American Literature