Annotated Bibliographies

An absolutely gross assignment that goes along with research papers in a lot of classrooms. Annotated bibliographies are meant to make sure that the student is reading the sources they will be using and check for understanding of that reading. And yes, they work to that end. As I worked on one for a class … Continue reading Annotated Bibliographies

Skyrim: Remastered

Yesterday the remastered version of Skyrim was released. And I have been not so patiently waiting for this moment for quite some time. Until the moment I started actually playing I didn't realize just how excited I was for this game. I had it marked on my calendar and pre-ordered and all that jazz but … Continue reading Skyrim: Remastered

Imitation

In class this week we took a look at Gwendolyn Brooks' poem We Real Cool. We talked about the different components of it and what made it the poem as it is. We brought up the alliteration, the simple syllables, short action verbs, and personal pronouns that characterize the poem. It's a fairly simple poem that … Continue reading Imitation