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"Educated" by Tara Westover [Review]
Random House 2018, 352 Pages Toward the end of her harrowing memoir Educated ,Tara Westover writes, "I am not the child my father raised, but he is the father who raised her." This use of third person to refer to herself encapsulates the life Westover recou...
"Educated" by Tara Westover [Review]
"Educated" by Tara Westover [Review]
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Getting Along or Why Can't We be Friends? #SOL18
This past March we added a new animal to our fur family. Hero, whom I've written about here and here , slinks through the house, laying claim to all spaces. She's a little bit of a squatter. Still, our dogs, Puck and Snug, a Westie Terrier mix and Schnauzer...
Getting Along or Why Can't We be Friends? #SOL18
Getting Along or Why Can't We be Friends? #SOL18
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Poetry Potpourri Featuring a Student Poet #PoetryFriday
This week Poetry Friday is hosted by Rebecca Herzog at Sloth Reads . Poetry Friday is sponsored by the  Kidlitosphere   community. "The Ironer" by Pablo Picasso Image via WikiArt In my AP Lit and Comp class we spend much time studying poetry. I'm of the Arc...
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Teaching in the Upside Down #SOL18
Image via Google search. Labeled free for reuse. On the popular show "Stranger Things," viewers encounter THE UPSIDE DOWN, an unknown, parallel world shrouded in mystery. THRILLIST describes this shadowy world as like our own but distorted by time and space...
Teaching in the Upside Down #SOL18
Teaching in the Upside Down #SOL18
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Our Moms and Mary Karr's "Tropic of Squalor" #PoetryFriday
This week Poetry Friday is hosted by Jama's Alphabet Soup. Mary Karr, the writer best known for her biting memoir The Liar's Club and how to book The Art of Memoir, released a new poetry collection this week. I'm not sure why, but I preordered this collecti...
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My Existential Crisis: Waiting #SOL18
Tuesday is SOLSC on the Two Writing Teacher's blog. Thank you TWT team for creating and sustaining this writing community. We always find something, eh Didi, to give us the impression we exist. Estragon in Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett. I first read W...
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Witnessing Guernica [Ekphrastic] #NPM #PoemaDay #NaPoWrMo18 Day 31
Picasso's "Guernica" (1937) hangs in the Rena Sophia Museum in Madrid, Spain. Last year I checked off a bucket list item by visiting the Rena Sophia Museum in Madrid, Spain and seeing Pablo Picasso's anti-war painting Guernica . I wrote about this moving ex...
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