Reading, Writing & Making (sense)

Mr Reed's English Class & Highlight Lab- U School

Earn Collaborative Discussion Competencies

Annotate any of the following poems from students at Kensington CAPA http://genius.com/Joshua-ortiz-raised-by-annotated http://genius.com/Samara-burgos-i-was-raised-by-annotated http://genius.com/Lisamarie-mendez-raised-by-annotated/

Highlight Wicked Problem Surveys

I created a flyer with links to Wicked Problems Surveys for students Highlight Lab research and presentation projects. Thanks for filling out a survey or two!

ENG 1 : Finish Strong

When I was growing up, my parents told me, 'Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.' I tell my daughters, 'Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job. Thomas Friedman


Students need to complete the playlist for the Reality TV Argumentative Reading, and Writing Unit. And complete as many competencies as possible.

Reality TV Argumentative Essay the Good, Bad and Ugly

Students have read and responded to non-fiction texts (print / non-print) about Reality TV. This week students will gather evidence from texts, consider multiple perspectives on a topic, develop a nuanced claim, and write an argumentative essay about the positive or negative effects of Reality TV.

Awesome Sauce

Awesome Sauce & Kudos to Israel J for finishing strong. He has been catching up with missing work; completing performance task for Homework during the weekend.


Follow @BreakBoundarie and USchool's #LOVEDREAMDO hashtag on Twitter to see some of the amazing works students are doing.


This is time for you to Go Hard and Complete any missing assignments. Talk to me if you need some help.

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