Saturday, November 15, 2008

Dude, you are so bromantic.

Post your thoughts about the article and its issues here.

Monday, November 10, 2008

No Child Left Behind

Read the essay in Chapter 6 called "No Child Left Behind". The author does not take any side on the issue she is writing about. Write one paragraph that you could use as a conclusion that DOES take a side.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Why Vote?

Please post your comments here.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Profile Introduction

Please post the introductory paragraphs of your profile pieces here.

Saturday, October 11, 2008


Post your eavesdropping news stories here as comments.

Monday, October 6, 2008


Write a two to five paragraph profile of the woman you researched from the Annie Leibovitz book. Make her interesting using a combination of personal observations, facts, personal and private information. 

Monday, September 29, 2008

Alec Baldwin: Why Him?

Based on the article by Ian Parker, what type of person is Alec Baldwin? How does the writer use dialogue to convey this? What other things does the writer do to SHOW you what kind of person Alec Baldwin is without telling you? What techniques do you think this writer uses effectively that you can use in your own writing?