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A World of Difference MW 7 Ex 3

A World of Difference Reminiscing about teachers both bad and good, I am transported back to my Junior High School, Grade 8 to be specific. I experienced my worst teacher ever and one of my best teacher ever in the … Continue reading

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lesson exercise 1

LESSON 7 EXERCISE 1 (Part 1) Make an updated list of the most important events you’ll be writing about. 1) The 2nd day and the deer hunt. 2) Anniversaries 3) The day I cooked liver and onions 4) ) walk … Continue reading

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LESSON 7, Exercise 1, part 2 and Optional (critiques welcomed)

Exercise 1 (Part 2) Were you changed by the events in your memoir? What was the most important way in which you changed during the time period you’ll be writing about? ************** Yes, I was changed by the events I … Continue reading

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Creative Writing : Lesson 7

Exercise 1 (Part 1): Updated list of most important events 1. Adulthood and social impact. 2. Tertiary studies and my career. 3. Sport and its influence 4. Stability 5. My marriage 6. Financial stability 7. Future challenges. Life has a … Continue reading

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O means only that she’s growin Old

O means only that she’s growing Old Anna turned 40 the year I was born. She had given birth to six children in eight years. She had buried her first born son just days before his fourth birthday. When he … Continue reading

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1 = 2: A Life Lesson

At exactly eight o’clock Mr. BG, our high school final year Math teacher walked into the class. We watched him go through his routine. You know the one of removing his jacket and hanging it neatly over the back of … Continue reading

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My Favorite Teacher

Mr. Banchi took to the front of the room, as he had done for many years, reading a classic to us Of Mice and Men. Some of us listened intently, while most of us squirmed in our seats, I was … Continue reading

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There is no sleezy dwarf

“Dopey, Sleepy,” Kenny paused. “Sleezy,” he finished with a smirk. A ripple of subdued laughter passed through the room. The judge raised one eyebrow. “I’m sorry Miller High School. Sleezy was NOT one of Disney’s Seven Dwarfes. Would another team … Continue reading

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Bad Choices

Bad Choices All I wanted was to get my children’s baseball bat from the courtyard of the apartment complex, but Cheryl, my former best friend couldn’t ignore the fact that I was still alive. “Where are you kids?” she yelled … Continue reading

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