Golding’s Lord of the Flies

Golding’s Lord of the Flies

“Maybe,” he said hesitantly, “maybe there is a beast…. What I mean is, maybe it’s only us.” William Golding William Golding’s  Lord of the Flies Kenzaburo Oe’s  Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Reading...
Fictions with History

Fictions with History

Fictions in History Marketing Lessons for the Unwary An Expose of Deception At some level, we know that films and stories that are “Based on a True Story” or “Inspired by Real Events” are not accurate to historical events. What we consider less...
Informational Essay

Informational Essay

The Informational Essay: A Mini-RP Exploring a Social Trend Intro and Standards In 6th grade, you wrote a cause & effect essay; in 7th grade, one on history; and in 8th grade, the essay was a comparison and contrast: these were all informational-style essays. So...
Extended Project Portal

Extended Project Portal

HELA9 Extended Projects   Overview of directions for students working on the Extended Project 2016-2017 Why An Extended Project? Long-range planning, collaboration and leadership development, and authentic (often public) productions of projects are all solid...
The Novels of Harper Lee

The Novels of Harper Lee

“Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.” Harper Lee Reading Schedule A Harper Lee Biography Assignments and Resources (to follow) Harper Lee’s  To Kill a Mockingbird Go Set a Watchman An...