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Friar Lawrence and the Deaths of Romeo and Juliet
Who is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? by Kayla Leong 811 In William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet , the two main characters, Romeo and Juliet, die near the end of the play. Friar Lawrence is responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Julie...
Who is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? by Kayla Leong 811 In William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, the two main characters, Romeo and Juliet, die near the end of the play. Friar Lawrence is responsibl...
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Your Love is Sweet
By Louis Celi, Kayla Leong, Una Smithsimon, and Grant Zuver 811 Shall I compare thee to a bowl of fruit Thou art dearer and far more delightful. Clementines, nectarines, pears are so cute, For you, my love, I’m so very grateful. Fruit overflows with beauty,...
By Louis Celi, Kayla Leong, Una Smithsimon, and Grant Zuver 811 Shall I compare thee to a bowl of fruit Thou art dearer and far more delightful. Clementines, nectarines, pears are so cute, For you, my love, I’m so very ...
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Martin Espada Essay
Kayla Leong  811                                   Martin Espada Essay Three of Martin Espada’s poems “Revolutionary Spanish Lesson”, “The New Bathroom Policy at English High School”, and “Two Mexicanos Lynched in Santa Cruz, California, May 3, 1877” all sh...
Kayla Leong  811                                  Martin Espada Essay Three of Martin Espada’s poems “Revolutionary Spanish Lesson”, “The New Bathroom Policy at English High School”, and “Two Mexicanos Lynched in Santa Cr...
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Response to: Smoke Signals, by Alessandra Potenza
How does this book help you think about social issues you care about or causes you are committed to?       The UpFront article "Smoke Signals" by Alessandra Potenza is about how electronic cigarettes are becoming more and more popular among young people, an...
How does this book help you think about social issues you care about or causes you are committed to?      The UpFront article "Smoke Signals" by Alessandra Potenza is about how electronic cigarettes are becoming more and mo...
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Reading Through a Lens of Justice and Fairness
In the beginning of the book Wonder by RJ Palacio, the main character Augie was born with some major birth defects. Even after multiple surgeries, Augie doesn't look like an ordinary boy. He is allowed to be very different as he adjusts to being in school f...
In the beginning of the book Wonder by RJ Palacio, the main character Augie was born with some major birth defects. Even after multiple surgeries, Augie doesn't look like an ordinary boy. He is allowed to be very different as...
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Response: Hitting the Snooze Button
The UpFront article, "Hitting the Snooze Button", by Jan Hoffman is about the benefits of schools having later start times. "New research suggests that later high school starts have widespread benefits...They found that the later a school's start time, the ...
The UpFront article, "Hitting the Snooze Button", by Jan Hoffman is about the benefits of schools having later start times. "New research suggests that later high school starts have widespread benefits...They found that the l...
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Should a Hated Word be Banned?
Kayla Leong   811 Censorship is a very controversial topic today. People can challenge anything to be censored. When something is censored, the public will have a hard time accessing it. The article "Should a Hated Word be Banned?" by Jodi Rudoren for UpFro...
Kayla Leong   811 Censorship is a very controversial topic today. People can challenge anything to be censored. When something is censored, the public will have a hard time accessing it. The article "Should a Hated Word be ...
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Sonnet about Sonnets
Sonnets are 14 lines, short maybe long Three quatrains plus a couplet completes it. If you do it right it sounds likes a song Although sometimes it might sound weird, a bit. Sonnets are in iambric petameter Almost like a drum, like a beating heart. In the p...
Sonnets are 14 lines, short maybe long Three quatrains plus a couplet completes it. If you do it right it sounds likes a song Although sometimes it might sound weird, a bit. Sonnets are in iambric petameter Almost like a drum...
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5 Things You Need to Know About the Supreme Court
The text "5 Things You Need to Know About the Supreme Court" makes me think deeper about humanity.        The UpFront article taught me about. It showed me how trusted the nine justices are, because they only rule controversial social cases. Compared to mos...
The text "5 Things You Need to Know About the Supreme Court" makes me think deeper about humanity.        The UpFront article taught me about. It showed me how trusted the nine justices are, because they only rule controver...
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The Sneetches by Dr. Suess
How does this text deal with individuals and groups? Are the people acting alone and in competition with one another , or does the text help us imagine people working together?      In the story The Sneetches  by Dr. Suess, there are two groups: the Star-Be...
How does this text deal with individuals and groups? Are the people acting alone and in competition with one another , or does the text help us imagine people working together?      In the story The Sneetches by Dr. Suess, ...
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Reading and Writing for Social Justice
Same Love by Macklemore and Mary Lambert (a
section) When I was in the 3rd grade I thought that I
was gay Cause I could draw,
my uncle was And I kept my room
straight … For those who like the same sex had the characteristics The right-wing
conservatives thi...
Same Love by Macklemore and Mary Lambert (a section) When I was in the 3rd grade I thought that I was gay Cause I could draw, my uncle was And I kept my room straight… For those who like the same sex had the characteristi...
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