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Girl Power!

The other day, my 13-yr-old cheerleader daughter beat a 15-yr-old boy in a push-up contest. It wasn’t something she set out to do. It seems, however, that in the last few minutes of world history class, some of the boys decided to rib her a little. “Do you know how to do a push-up?” one […]

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Narratives

“Today,” I told my freshmen class, “you will start work on the easiest type of essay there is to write–because it is all about you!” Thus began my lesson on autobiographical narrative essays, accompanied by groans from the various corners of the classroom. Autobiographical narrative essays are all about personal experiences which lead to the […]

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