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Langston Hughes

Despite the common knowledge that Langston Hughes was an African American poet who wrote about the American Dream, many people do not know background of his life. His mother and father separated after he was born, which caused his mother … Continue reading

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Serpents in The Bible and Other Literature

As demonstrated in the Bible, many allusions to serpents throughout all types of literature are directly related to the devil and to sin. While Adam and Eve were in the Garden of Eden, Eve was deceived by a serpent and … Continue reading

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The Humor from Darkness

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Satirical Twain Gun Culture Infographic

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Four Pictures Dramatizing the Father-Son Plot

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Treasure Map

For my project on Huckleberry Finn I decided to make a treasure map that starts and guides you through the quotes I chose containing the word “tracks”with arrows that lead to the final quote that I included.  All of the … Continue reading

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A #PBL Summons to #CAISCT Colleagues for “Doing” UGRR History

Join CAIS learners (teachers and students) in this Project-Based Learning investigation of Connecticut’s complex history of the Underground Railroad. While teachers will be collaborating and sharing best practices for effective project-based learning environments (rubrics, assessments, etc), students will be “doing” … Continue reading

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Let’s Use This Great Infographic To Help Us Create an Excellent Post

Let’s have everyone enjoy this infographic as a reminder to revise one’s blog post very carefully. We can put the posts in the “Shakespeare” category and set the tag, “She’s The Man.” Moreover, let’s have everyone research our Twitter site, … Continue reading

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E.E. Cummings’s Experimentation with Form

E.E. Cummings was an innovative and groundbreaking poet who disregarded the traditional boundaries of poetry. His extremely modern style differentiated him from his contemporaries. Veering away from rhyming patterns and typical verse structure, he even experimented with concrete poetry. He … Continue reading

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