Quote Analysis

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.” – Dalai Lama XI  What does this quote mean to you? Who is the Dalai Lama?  Do a little research and summarize who the Dalai Lama is. After completing your research, why would a person like the Dalai Lama say something like this?   To…

PSSA’s

The PSSAs are next week.  Write a blog expressing your feelings about the PSSAs and standardized testing.  What do you predict will be a strength for you this year? What do you predict will be a weakness for you this year? First of all if you don’t know what the acronym “PSSA” stands for, it…

Rap and Poetry… Are They The Same ?

Is rap a form of poetry?  Why or why not? Support your answer with evidence. I believe that rap is considered a form of poetry, because there is a lot of rhyming involved in rapping music. For example, here is a rap by NF called “Let You Down”. Yeah, don’t talk down to me That’s…

The Good Times

To prepare for the next Performance Task, I am asking you to write a review on a vacation destination you have recently been on.  Your review can be either good or bad.  Please rate your experience, providing as many details as possible!  Persuade us to either visit your wonderful location or avoid it at all…

What About Money ?

Economics, what is it ? Well, from what I know economics is a lot of things. There is supply and demand, socialism, capitalism, goods, services and much more. Today I am going to be talking about some of the really big things in economics… supply and demand, goods and services and needs and wants. Supply…

My Death

Prompt :What will your obituary say about you? Include a description of you, so that we can picture you in our mind.  Use sensory language: see, taste, touch, smell, hear. In my obituary I would obviously describe my death, I would also give a description of myself. It would say ” On 3-5-2100 Abby F. died. She…

Summer Memories

Write about a memorable summer camp or summer experience.   Summer. What a great word to hear, especially when you are in between the ages of  7-17. For us it means summer break. Swimming in the pool, laying in the hot sun, making sand castles, going to the park, a lot of fun stuff like…

Happy New Year!!

A lot of people like to make resolutions in the New Year (ways to improve themselves).  What is your New Year’s Resolution?  What is something that you would like to see happen in the year 2018? I know this post is a little late, but my New Year’s resolution for 2018 is to be more…

Eleven

After reading the passage, Eleven, explain why the author does not like being age 11.  If you could choose any age to be, what would it be and why?   In the passage Eleven, the author doesn’t like being the age of eleven, because she states that you are all of the ages. One two, three, four,…

Woman For President ?

Do you think a woman will be President of the United States in the near future? Support your argument with examples.   I think that in 2020, the next presidential election, there will at least be a woman running for president. I very much hope that whatever woman runs for president will get elected. I…