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How Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Botched Voldemort's Death

Fun fact: I really like Harry Potter. Less fun fact: This post is really long. Also a fact: this post is more about Rowling’s work than it is about David Yates’s film, sorry. 4,217 more words


Next-in-Reading #27: Matched

Title: Matched
Author: Ally Condie
Year: 2011
Dutton Juvenile

“That’s how I know they are dreams. Because the simple and plain and everyday things are the ones that we can never have.” … 486 more words

Joelyn Alexandra

Scarlet Ibis Essay: Mini Lesson Idea and Evernote Conferencing Update

Got a good start today on the Scarlet Ibis essays.

Most students seemed to finish most of the introduction writing/layout.

Lots of students asked about how to start with a general statement. 235 more words

7th Grade

Next-in-Reading #26: Seconds

Title: Seconds
Author: Bryan Lee O’Malley
Year: 2014
Ballatine Books

“All this having her cake and eating it to and also not having her cake and never eating it was… confusing?” … 455 more words

Joelyn Alexandra

Illuminating the Whiteness: Race in Poetry

To read Martha Collins, you need three things before settling down to tackle her collection, White Papers. First, you’ll want a comfy chair to recline in, because the time it takes to fully appreciate her style may begin to weigh against your tailbone. 1,580 more words

Literary Analysis

AS English Literature: Week of 9/2

This week we will continue our study of the General Prologue to Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. In addition to the assigned readings, you will need to complete a visual representation of three separate pilgrims based on their descriptions in the General Prologue. 38 more words

Literary Analysis

Next-in-Reading #25: Biophilia

Title: Biophilia
Author: Wena Poon
Year: 2006
BookSurge Publishing

“Note to self: never get slapped twice by a polar bear. Especially a Nagy polar bear. 478 more words

Joelyn Alexandra