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Student Haiku

Here are a few of the student poems from our study of Haiku that I selected to share with you.  These poems capture the 7 elements of haiku and include lots of sensory description, as well as some alliteration and personification! 77 more words

Student Writing

Invite a Brother

Here’s another story from Changing Every Day. When you finish reading, take the quiz to test your understanding!:

Naming

Sarah Sito

Many people believe that a person’s name has an important influence on their life.

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Student Writing

When and How Should Your Students Use the Writing Center?

Originally posted on The Writing Campus

Alisa Russell, George Mason University

Whenever we assign writing assignments in our classrooms, we often peripherally acknowledge that the Writing Center is a viable option for our students to work with a tutor toward improvement. 130 more words

Racism and the Power of Language: A Review of Claudia Rankine's Citizen

Citizen is Jamaican poet and playwright, Claudia Rankine’s fifth volume of poetry. Published in 2014, Citizen was a a finalist for the National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle awards, where it was nominated in two categories, poetry and criticism, the first time since the awards were created forty years ago that a single book has been nominated in more than one category. 910 more words

Introducing Iniskim!

The BHS library would like to introduce you to our first ever online literary magazine…Iniskim! We’d like to invite you to check it out and share it on your favorite social media. 26 more words

Teaching Resources

Conformity and Mindlessness; Foreigners sin Morals. The Juxtaposition of Political Fears in "The Strain."

Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain is a complex and interweaving multi-narrative story centered in 21st century New York City during the inception of what promises to be a worldwide pandemic. 840 more words

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Sociological Imagination- Private vs. Public Issues

The term sociological imagination was introduced by an American sociologist by the name of C. Wright Mills in 1959 to describe the type of insight offered by the discipline of sociology. 774 more words