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The Great?…Blog Post

    A while ago we talked about Alexander the Great. We can tell that Alexander really was important because of the obsession everyone in the ancient world had with him. All of Alexander’s generals tried to fill his shoes after … Continue reading

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7/8 Nightly Listening Assignment

9 Things We Learned About Phones From a Teenager  This is from 2015 so it might be a little dated but its a decent starting point to discuss how you all use technology and what has changed in the two … Continue reading

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Outline of a Letter

Below is an outline of what a letter to your elected representative should look like. Don’t forget your rough draft is due on Monday. Its worth 25 pts.   Salutation (E.g. Senator Toomey, Representative Doyle, Governor Wolfe) Paragraph 1 – … Continue reading

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7/8 Nightly Viewing/Listening Assignment 4.26.17

All the following links will take you to some information regarding education and its costs. Tech Not Taxes – This is a little dated but still interesting. Free College is a Really a Thing – In some places at least. Listen to the audio … Continue reading

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7/8 Nightly Listening/Viewing Assignment 4.19.17

The War on Drugs – Take a look at the chart at the top of this page. What does it tell us? Skim through the article. How does the article explain the numbers and trends on the chart.   How … Continue reading

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7/8 Nightly Reading/Viewing Assignment 4.18.17

Syria the World’s Nightmare – Reporting from and about Syria. Be sure to click on the first bit of audio (At Home in Aleppo) then choose at least one of the other segment to listen to. Think about Thucydides as … Continue reading

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Mythical Thinking

  Mythology is the set of stories and legends cultures use to explain the un-explainable (supernatural) and communicate deep truths. Humankind has created myths since the depths of prehistory and predates the conceptions of science or reason. As a window … Continue reading

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