The Dreaded Run On Sentence! On your first papers, I noted an unfortunate number of Commas Splices and Run On Sentences. You need to understand that a sentence is a group of words with a subject and a verb that conveys a complete thought. That is ONE complete thought, not two, not three, not an … Continue reading That’s my sentence, I wrote it it’s good!
Write for The New York Times The New York Times is holding a contest for student writers. This is your chance to write for the big times! So, if you've ever wanted someone other than your teachers to read your writing, now is your chance! "Between now and Nov. 24, 2015, [The New York Times] … Continue reading Calling All Critics
As everyone knows education is always underfunded, and my school is no exception. We do the best with what we have, but our schedule changed this year, and where I formerly only had a maximum of 30 students who would read a novel at one time, I now have 64. This means that we need … Continue reading We Want to Read The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Here is your opportunity to do extra credit this six weeks! It's the easiest it has ever been! There's more than one way to get excited about books. Many books are translated to the Big Screen! Right now, everyone is anxiously waiting for the film version of Andy Weir's The Martian, and we all … Continue reading CP English I Extra Credit: Books on the Big Screen