(photo credit: Ioanna Mar)
“My mother looks good.” This does not mean that she has good eyesight; it means that she appears healthy.
(This example from the Purdue OWL– see link below)
See more of the evolution of Betty Crocker here.
Today’s assignment: Read this section at Purdue Owl — here.
Write four original sentences correctly using the words: good, well, bad, and badly.
Extra credit: Write four more original sentences correctly using the words: sure, surely, near, and nearly.
How about Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck?
More movies ideas from AFI here.
1. Pick a movie to watch tonight.
2. Explore Final Draft. (An easy-to-use screenplay formatting program.) The Final Draft official site is here.
More poems and fantastic poetry analysis tools from University of Virginia: here.
More at Goodreads.
Today’s assignment: Write a poem.
End of Semester evaluations can be a helpful tool to both students and teachers.
Here is one example:
(Diane Follet) More examples of evaluations here at Muhlenberg.edu.
Today’s Assignment: Check out this vintage Congressional Cookbook!
Norman Rockwell: Thanksgiving
Many famous authors, such as Dickens and Wordsworth, are known to have been great walkers.
Another great walker and climber was John Muir: a great naturalist and conservationist.
(John Muir from the Sierra Club)
More wonderful John Muir quotes at Goodreads.
1. Take a walk. Research the national parks in your area.
2. Write an inspirational essay on what you have seen on your walk.
Complete the following diagram and write an essay explaining your findings.
Illustrator Spotlight: John Steven Gurney
See more from this talented illustrator at John Steven Gurney.
You can also buy this book at Amazon.
Select a seasonal poem or song.
Create at least one illustration to accompany your selection.
Thanks to John Steven Gurney (and Scholastic).
Available at EWTN here.
Look at the study questions from the C.S. Lewis Institute website here.
Avoid negative temptations.
(Image from Ruth Ann)
I know. You love them and you hate them. I’m talking about those Keep Calm posters and cat memes.
Well, I say, “Hey! If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.”
Have fun with posters, thought canvas, and meme generator at: keepcalm-o-matic.