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"In Death Free At Last"

In Flying Lotus’ music video “Never Catch Me” the idea of death becomes the conception of freedom for these two siblings looking into their funeral. Through the various different facial expressions, body languages, and body movements incorporated in the scenes of the music video, the director conveys the false reality of being alive just because the body is breathing and well. 1,190 more words

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“The mules dived up again diving their legs stiff their stiff legs rolling slow and then Darl again and I hollering catch her darl catch her head her into the bank darl and Vernon wouldn’t help and then Darl dodged past the mules where he could he had her under the water coming in to the bank coming in slow because in the water she fought to stay under the water but Darl is strong and he was coming in slow and so I knew he had her because he came slow and I ran down into the water to help and I couldn’t stop hollering because Darl was strong and steady holding her under the water even if she did fight he would not let her go he was seeing me and he would hold her and it was all right now it was all right now it was all right ” (132-133)

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Tuesday, December 5: Outsiders Ch. 5 & Forming Interpretations

Goals: Read. Add one or two extended close reading responses.

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  • Congratulations to those who finished the instruction guide to happiness. Check NEO to see the scoring guide with your grade.
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Monday, December 4: Outsiders Ch. 4 & Analyzing Craft

Goals: Read. Add one or two extended close reading responses. Analyze Hinton’s craft.

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  • Congratulations to those who finished the instruction guide to happiness. Check NEO to see the scoring guide with your grade.
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Our Work with The Phantom Tollbooth Begins

Today we started our work with Norton Juster’s classic, The Phantom TollBooth. We did a lot of things to get us ready for this including careful observations of paintings by Salvador Dali  65 more words

How to Write Quality Questions for any Text

In the time since I promised to write this blog post, I listened to an interview with Gianandrea Noseda, the conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra in which he explained how he prepares pieces of music for performance.  914 more words

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