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According to a National Geographic study, redheads are at risk of becoming extinct.


In Lois Lowry’s The Giver, the author writes on page 98: The Giver chuckled, suddenly. “We’ve never completely mastered Sameness. I suppose the genetic scientists are still hard at work trying to work the kinks out. Hair [red] like Fiona’s must drive them crazy.” Although redheads reportedly represent only 2% of the world’s population, in […]

Examining “Poetry in The Hobbit” with Mya


When I watch this talk with Mya, I am reminded of the importance of asking the right questions: What is Quinn’s argument about Tolkien? How does she support her claim? What is her purpose? What does she want her readers to realize about Tolkien and his craft? All the things we discussed the day before […]

Annotating Text – Madisen


If some one is trying to annotate a text they have to: Read and reread the text and scan through the text quickly the first time, just to get a sense of its contents. Then they have to start annotating, circling or underlining important, interesting or surprising passages. If I had to explain this process […]

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International Day of the GIrl Summit

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“Day of the Girl Summit”


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