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Students will create a commencement address to reflect on what their high school experience means. This address may also be forward looking.  Students will first explore a variety of high school and college commencement...
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Resources: 1.Videos to Accompany Transcripts for Close Readings A. David McCullough Jr. "You Are Not Special" B. Nick Kocher "Don't Be An Individual" C. Sandra Bullock D. Charlie Day 2. GraduationWisdom resources: “How to Write a Graduation Speech” Possible Themes Four Ways...
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The Stranger and the New York Four How the Seinfeld Finale Appropriated the Camus Classic   For nine seasons Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer drifted through existence devoid of purpose until the series finale where they were...
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Greek Drama: Hubris, Irony Symbolism and the Unities Students will explore the play Aristotle considered the perfect drama looking at its structure, its use of irony, hubris and symbolism.  Students will prepare for Oedipus Rex...
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Standards: L5: Demonstrate an understanding of figurative language techniques, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. W1D: Write arguments to support claim(s) in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and...
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Standards: (Met through Posting and Commenting) W6:  Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information. SL5: Make...