Want exclusive freebies for grades ? Click here! By the time the end of the school year arrives, I am digging down deep in my bag of tricks and searching my resources for new ideas to engage my students. Often, we have used our best activities and resources well before the final month of school. This post will give you some fresh end of year writing prompts just for that final month of school with ideas on how to make them more engaging for students who have checked out.
Analysis: The End Of Summer Complacency
Summer Sucks - Why Summer is Overrated And Why You Shouldn't Love It - Thrillist
The book Speak is written by Laurie Halse Anderson. This moving novel expresses the struggle a victim can experience after rape and or physical and mental abuse from family and friends. Also the harshness that can sometimes come along with high school and adapting to the type of group you want to fit in with. Throughout the book the author try to teach or at least make you think as the reader who you can really trust as friends and people in general. The main character in this book struggles. This adds to the theme of being outcast and isolated because the she has no one to really talk to.
A Journey Through the Eclipse Series: Yasujiro Ozu’s The End of Summer
The Kohayakawa family is thrown into distress when childlike father Manbei takes up with his old mistress, in one of Ozu's most deftly modulated blendings of comedy and tragedy. From , the year of his debut for Shochiku studios, to , when, a year before his death at age sixty, he made his final film, Ozu consistently explored the rhythms and tensions of a country trying to reconcile modern and traditional values, especially as played out in relations between the generations. Though he is best known for his sobering masterpiece Tokyo Story, the apex of his portrayals of the changing Japanese family, Ozu began his career in the thirties, in a more comedic, though still socially astute, mode, with such films as I Was Born, But.
They are the members of the team required to do tucks, or back flips, from one sideline to the other side of the end zone. This job entails having a line of cheerleaders all holding massive flags. Each flag has a different letter.