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Lesson: Harrison Bergeron

After reading the nonfiction book,The Road to Serfdom write what you have learned about what some thinkers believe will happen in a world of central planning. Now you will analyze the potential consequences of central planning in a fictional setting. The story of Harrison Bergeron involves a world where, in the United States everyone is equal.Continue reading “Lesson: Harrison Bergeron”

Deep Dive: Body Paragraphs.

Whenever you write an essay the meat of info is in the body paragraph. A trick I like to do is write the body paragraph before even writing the introduction. This is what you are going to do as you revise your essay on Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1). Below is a linkContinue reading “Deep Dive: Body Paragraphs.”

Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1)

Here are some examples to help get started: To communicate better with others. To get paid more. To succeed at the PSAT. To get a better jobs. (actors, teachers, lawyers) To sound professional. To be taken seriously. To express yourself better. To have a better understanding.(books, movies, music) With the ideas given above write downContinue reading “Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1)”

Voters Bill of Rights Study Guide

Answer the questions based on the worksheet that was read. Give me two examples of a person who can and a person who can not vote. What are the two options given incase of a mistake being made on your ballot? Who do you have the right to contact for fraudulent election activity? Where canContinue reading “Voters Bill of Rights Study Guide”

Self Introduction Activity

In order to be successful for job interview you have to be able to successfully answer the Self Introduction question “Tell me about yourself?”. The following is an activity you could use for your self introduction if you have no job experience or are only a teenager. Self Introduction Name. Grade/ Name of School. SomethingContinue reading “Self Introduction Activity”

The Odd1s Out: The First Sequel Review

Use the following reviews of the Odds1stOut book to help you as you practice writing your own book report. 9th grade level Odds1sout: The First Sequel, consists of stories of James’ Rallison’s life and random facts. For instance, Rallison describes his first dog – and second dog- with an entertaining amount of detail, while mixingContinue reading “The Odd1s Out: The First Sequel Review”

Get Started with Reading at the LAPL Library

Here are a list of things you can do to start taking advantage of our LAPL Library Resources! If you would like other resources for books, check out this article. For information about all library electronic resources, check out this guide. Sign up for a library card. It is easy to get a library cardContinue reading “Get Started with Reading at the LAPL Library”

Overview of Class Expectations and Grading for APA 8th/9th Grade English

Hello everyone! I am delighted to have met you all on this first week at school here at Aspire Pacific Academy. Here is a review of the class expectations and grading guidelines for the class for your reference. Classroom Expectations Come to class on time and prepared with at least paper and a pencil/pen. AContinue reading “Overview of Class Expectations and Grading for APA 8th/9th Grade English”