Category Archives: Advice

TED Talk: How to Make Stress Your Friend

For educational purposes only…


TED Talk: A Life Lesson from a Volunteer Firefighter

For educational purposes only…

Thursday’s Video Journal

Watch the following video and then answer the question below:

Question: What can we learn from this news story?

(Note: This is now the end of Week 3. So, by now, you should know what kind of information to include in your writing – without any hints.)

Video: The agony of trying to unsubscribe

Morning Students:

SPEECH CLASS: Here is another example of a speaker using effective methods to hold the audience’s attention. Listen & watch to this video, and then answer the questions you were given.

Here are today’s notes about the introduction and conclusion of a research essay – and also the proper way (and incorrect way) to quote from passages.





6/13/18 Lesson

Morning Students:

Here’s the first part of your test. What would you do? #WWYD. Enjoy!

Here’s some error correction practice. (Note: the focus is correcting the errors; for this exercise, sometimes you will need to add words while other times you will need to re-write the entire sentence.)