Month: November 2014

Writing Prompt for 1/6

Hey there, for those of you in my 1/6 class, here is the prompt for tomorrow: Argument Writing: Think of a topic or issue that you know and care about, and issue around which you have strong feelings. Tomorrow, you…

Homework

Hey there, For homework, please read The Children’s Story. Answer the following in your Humanities on-going document. Define allegory: Define conformity: Define indoctrination: What is the main idea of The Children’s Story? How is it an allegory? Give two examples of…

Getting to Know Stalin Better

Happy Thursday! Part of our mission recently has been to get to know Stalin. Who was this man? How evil was he? Was he evil? Why are opinions so divided? Part of the difficulty is that Russia rose to great…

Speech Topics and Such

Happy Friday, I have decided to open up the speech topics. You may choose to persuade us about anything you like–not just about Stalin or Russia. If you need help, check here: 200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing The extra great…

Thesis Crafting

Happy Wednesday, Today we’ll be working on our thesis statements. Once you have one that you’re happy with, you may begin plugging information into this template: Persuasive Speech Template We’ll also look at chapters 5 and 6 in the Stalin…

Homework for November 11th

Re-read chapters 1-4 in the Stalin book and craft a thesis statement related to one of the topics. For example: A secret police, such as the tsar’s Okhrana, is necessary in maintaining a civil society. For Russia, the costs of…