The National Book Award list is always a good place to start. Here are the lists for 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016. The New York Times Bestseller List has a lot of great books that are trending. The website Goodreads hosts reader's choice awards every year. Here are the winners from 2019, 2018, and 2017. If … Continue reading Places to find a good book . . .
Memoir and fiction pieces from the class of 2021, Fremont High School.
FREMONT HIGH SCHOOL, PLAIN CITY, UT. 2018-2019. Please consider sharing your American Experience project in the comment section below. As we work together to construct a collective American identity, let it be one that recognizes us as individuals and values our experiences as part of the narrative. Who lives, who dies, who tells your story? … Continue reading YOUR AMERICAN EXPERIENCE FHS, 2018-2019
Welcome back to school, everyone! I'm very glad that you are in my class. We have a lot of hard work and learning ahead of us, and maybe a few fun and exciting things too. Please take your time to look around our class website, as we will be using it occasionally throughout this course. … Continue reading Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!
HIGHLAND HIGH SCHOOL, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. 2017-2018. Please consider sharing your American Experience project in the comment section below. As we work together to construct a collective American identity, let it be one that recognizes us as individuals and values our experiences as part of the narrative. Who lives, who dies, who tells your … Continue reading YOUR American Experience HHS 2017-2018
To All My Wonderful Students At Highland: I love you all so much. This year has been a great one for me because of you. There definitely highs and maybe a few lows-- and I apologize for what I'm realizing in retrospect might have been a whole lot of books and literary texts with sad endings-- … Continue reading My Dear Students
THIS POST IS FOR THE "NARRATIVE WRITING" AND "CRAFTING A SCENE" ASSIGNMENTS: NARRATIVE WRITING PART 1 Answer the following 2 questions about 2 of the narrative writing examples below: Write a short response to the narrative. What are some of the conventions of the narrative genre that you see in this piece of writing? … Continue reading Writing About An Experience (Narrative)
PART 1 Sample Research Paper American Pop Culture Sample Research Article/Essay NYT SAMPLE ESSAYS One of the essays is a sample student paper, and another is an article from The New York Times news website. Both are examples of researching a topic and using sources (SOURCES = OUTSIDE INFORMATION OR IDEAS) in conveying information and … Continue reading Using Sources in Your Writing
Native Son Reading Schedule Native Son by Richard Wright Term 4 Spring 2018 The novel is divided into three sections or books: “Fear,” “Flight,” and “Fate.” In order to make your reading assignments a bit more manageable, we have divided each book into two reading assignments. The page numbers below are for the 2005 Harper … Continue reading 2018 Native Son Reading Schedule