Cento Poem

My Life

My Life, is like a marble rock,

I found it, and it got into my soul,

I kept it myself, kept into my soul,

An empty soul, like space;

I named that space, My Life.

The trees flare briefly like,

The candles on a cake,

As the sun went down [...]

How have I changed as a reader and writer?

By the very first time I came to English A class, I was very nervous, I know that from the very beginning my english was horrible. By the very first day of class, honestly, when Mr.Macknight was talking through the whole class, I couldn’t even understand what we have to do! By the end of that [...]

Journal Entry- The Lightning Thief

The Lightning Thief

Rick Riordan

105 pages

Percy was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball and skateboarding. Well not really, he actually didn’t know that he is a half-blood, the son of a Greek God. In the first part of the book, Percy didn’t have any clue that his father is [...]

Names and Faces- Personal Response

It was fun how we had to choose our own groups and choosing which ai yi were interviewing. In our group, we chose to interview the uniform ai yi. She is the one we go to when we need our uniforms, when we need to buy a new one or exchange our uniforms. But [...]

Independent Reading- Blue Dahlia

In Southfield, Michigan Stella Rothchild was making a nice dinner for her children and as a celebration for her husband, Kevin  to finally come home. But strangely in the same evening there were a thunderstorm, Stella started became nervous and gets this weird imaginations, everything random pictures came to her mind, asking herself what [...]

Love Poetry

I studied some poems before but not about love. I studied poetry based on nature, life, etc. So, I never expect that love poetry can mean something deeply. I learned more about Love poetry, how they sound, and how should it be written.

I learned that it is different if you are in love, [...]

Portia's Speech

A lot of people says Portia’s speech is much easier to memorize since its short, and I agree. It’s not that I chose Portia’s speech since its short and easy to memorize but I like how Portia acting like a guy being really smart. Performing in front of the class is a difficult thing, [...]

Independent Reading- A Series of Unfortunate Events

The Wide Window ( book of third)

Lemony Snicket

215 pages

In the second book, the book ended where Dr. Montgomery died because of his reptile collection, after that the orphanage kids was sent to another guardian, Aunt Josephine. Although, she is a kind old woman, she is also frightened by many things. After [...]

Independent Reading- A Series of Unfortunate Events

The Reptile Room (book of the second)

Lemony Snicket

191 page

This book is a second tale about the orphans, the same characters as the first book. The book starts where the kids or the orphans are having their new guardian, Dr. Montgomery. According to the orphans, Dr. Montgomery is more friendlier than their [...]

Independent Reading- The Alison Rules

The Alison Rules

Catherine Clark

264 pages

In the story, Alison’s mother died, by that time she is trying to deal all the pain so she is sticking in all the rules. Until Patrick moves to town, she changed, she learned a lot of stuff, stuff about life. Even though, Alison sill has rules, [...]

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