How have I changed…

As a reader…

Since I moved into Mr. MacKnight’s English class, I changed a lot, improved I think. I read a lot more than before now, and more varieties of book, think more through the books. Reading different varieties of book make me think a lot, some serious, some just imaginary, but the most [...]

Journal Entry: The Book of Dead Days

Title: The Book of Dead Days

Author: Marcus Sedgwick

Pages read: 273

The Dead Days is the period of time that lies between Christmas and New year eve. The story set in Europe during the 18th century, about an orphan without a name or so called the Boy. The story talks about all sort [...]

Journal Entry: The White Giraffe

Title: The White Giraffe

Author: Lauren St. John

Pages: 181

Have you ever thought about a white giraffe? Does it really exist? The story brings us into a different world of wild life in Africa. Martine Allen is a girl living in a very normal family in the cities, but the day she turns [...]

Journal Entry: The Camel Bookmobile

Title: The Camel Bookmobile

Author: Masha Hamilton

Pages: 336

Have you ever heard of a camel bookmobile? It is a moving library in the middle of the desert, helping poor kids that might never ever saw a book before to learn from reading, every single book of the bookmobile is carried by camel, so [...]

Journal Entry: The Widower

Title: The Widower

Author: Ray Kluun

Pages: 294

This is the after story of Dan and Carmen, after Carmen died, Dan went back to the complicate  life with women and alcohol, leaving his daughter Luna. Some of the days, he even wakes up not knowing the person/people sleeping beside him. He went deeper and deeper [...]

Journal Entry: Love Life

Title: Love Life

Author: Ray Kluun

Pages: 355

This is a very sad story that made me cry. Dan and his wife Carmen are having the best part of their life, they are young, rich, good-looking, satisfied in their work and love life, and they have a 3-year-old cute little daughter. Their life seem [...]

Personal Response: Names and Faces Project

Names and faces is a project we did to know more about people that is around us but we never really notice/know about. Our group interviewed the swimming coach, Xiao Jian Ping. The most enjoying part of this project is that we get to work in groups, I worked with Betty, Ina, and Rachel, [...]

Journal Entry: The Titan's Curse

Title: The Titan’s Curse

Author: Rick Riordan

Pages: 312

This is another exciting adventure brought by Percy Jackson, this time his friend Annabeth and the goddess of hunt, Artemis is in trouble, and the son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson start on a new journey to save them, even though he wasn’t really invited at [...]

Journal Entry: The Last Olympian

Title: The Last Olympian

Author: Rick Riordan

Pages: 381

This is the last book of the adventure of Percy Jackson; it is so exciting that you cannot put down the book until you finished it. The story bring us to the very last fight, between the Titan king, Kronos, and the half-blood son of [...]

Journal Entry: The Battle of the Labyrinth

Title: The Battle of the Labyrinth

Author: Rick Riordan

Pages: 361

This is the fourth book of Percy Jackson’s adventure, this time it lead us to the amazing world of labyrinth, in this world, everyone will get lost, a world of mysteries and mists. Percy found a path from the labyrinth leading right into [...]

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Have a look at our Names & Faces project, where we introduce members of the SSIS support staff to the school community.

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