Category Archive: Class Agenda

Oct 08

Patin’s Punkin Patch

Spooky Cajun ghost story about two boys’ misadventures in a haunted pumpkin patch one Halloween. Source: Patin’s Punkin Patch

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Sep 01

Wake Me Up When September Ends by Green Day

Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong wrote this song about his father, who died of cancer on September 1, 1982. At his father’s funeral, Billie cried, ran home and locked himself in his room. When his mother got home and knocked on the door to Billie’s room, Billie simply said, “Wake me up when …

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Jan 19

What is an Objective Summary?

Objective means “not influenced by personal feelings or interpretation.” A summary is a short statement that gives the main points or ideas of something. So an objective summary is a short statement or paragraph that tells what something is about but does not include irrelevant details or your opinions. HINT: An objective summary should not …

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Dec 01

The Origins of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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