Monthly Archives: November 2011

I’m Watching….

Write from the point of view of the man standing in the door.  You should write in 1st person and talk about what you see, feel, hear, etc.  Be creative! Advertisements

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Merriam-Webster Word of the Day

#2 Kerfuffle Definition: disturbance; fuss Example: “‘Glee’ Cast Members React to GQ Kerfuffle” – Headline on WashingtonPost.com, October 21, 2010 About the word: Kerfuffle is the most recent coinage on this list, dating to 1946. It may be an alteration … Continue reading

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Merriam-Websters Top 10 Most “Liked” Words of the Day #1

Merriam-Webster has a Top 10 List.  I thought I would give you a new word every day to add to your already growing repertoire (look that up) of good strong words we have learned.  I will give you 5 points extra credit … Continue reading

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Save a Life – Use a Comma!

You know how I’m always on you about your punctuation?  Well guess what could happen if you DON’T use a comma!  A Zombie Apocalypse!  Check it out!

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Is Ignorance Bliss?

We have now read Flowers for Algernon and seen the movie Charly.  We watched Charlie’s transformation through some phenomenal acting by Cliff Robertson.  I wonder now how you feel about the surgery Charlie underwent.  Knowing what you know about the … Continue reading

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November 8, 2011 – A New Name?

Do you ever wish you could just change your name?  Be someone else?  Check out this journal topic!  

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