” You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view . . . until you climb into his skin and walk around in it. 365 more words

I wanted you to see something about her – I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand.

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10X1a and 10Y1a - Character and Voice Resources in Google Drive and CW reminder


Due to choir/ wind band/ geography trips etc. there have been quite a few missed lessons over the past few weeks.

10Y1a – You have missed some work on poetry – I have put most of my lessons onto Google Drive.  116 more words

AQA English Literature

Nerd Alert

My friend (read soul sister) Lauren and I leave for New York in seven sleeps. We spoke this morning and I think Lauren summed it up perfectly, “excited and scared.” We really are doing  New York on a budget and I have been googling free events etcetera. 442 more words


Re-Read # 6: To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a modern classic of American literature. It is the story of Scout Finch’s childhood and her coming of age as her hometown becomes embroiled in the trial of a black man accused of raping a white woman. 388 more words

Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee

As we all know, Harper Lee is the author of the famous novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Maybe not all of you were aware of this, but the American writer didn’t release another book again and furthermore, she promised not to do so ever! 306 more words


To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee - Review

This is a classic book written in the 1960’s, that depicts the lifestyle and the time period of the 30’s in the United States. There’s an emphasis on the prevalent issue of racial discrimination and inequality throughout the novel, as the case of Tom Robinson ensues. 823 more words