The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian should be taught at DHS. It teaches a person about reality and about the struggles of the world, yes it uses profanity and sexual, but it shows what can happen to a teenager and showing them what could happen to them. The absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian is a wonderful and fantastic book. Reardan, the all white school Junior transfers to, is about 23 miles off the reservation. This means he either has to hitchhike or walk because his family can’t afford the money for gas, that could be someone in a teen in Douglas community.
Looking for Alaska is a young adult novel written by John Green. The book is split into two major parts, before and after. Miles ¨Pudge¨ Halter is a high school student who wants to move to a boarding school in Birmingham, Alabama which his father went to. Pudge is a shy, introvert with an intriguing talent of remembering the last words of dead people. He immediately connects with his roommate Chip ¨Colonel¨ Martin.
Afterward, I asked my uncle if he could teach me the game of basketball and he replied back saying yes. Suddenly, I started to get real go at the sport, so I decide to show my gym coach my special skill. After showing him what I could do, he pull me to the side and asked, “Would I like to play for his AUU team?” I answered, “Yes”. Next thing I realized I was playing every Friday at Westwood community center. Actually after a few
Ender’s Game by: “Orson Scott Card.” The conflict that I found most interesting in Ender’s Game was, Ender v’s Ender. Ender had many problems, one of his main problems was he did not want to kill anyone. Ender was a great leader, but being a great leader had its consequences. The whole conflict would affect Ender in how well he will do in battle school. Ender never wanted to kill anyone.
On the reservation, people look at Junior as some tall, stupid, average Native American fulfilling his fate to be average. The average Native American on the reservation has grown up on there their whole life and will never leave. Junior really appreciates the value of education so when Junior’s teacher Mr.P talks to Junior about leaving the rez school to then go to then Reardan high school Junior takes the opportunity. During the first couple of day Junior feels as though hw doesn’t belong. “Reardan was the opposite.
Rowdy was his best friend when he went to Wellpinit. When he moved to Reardan Rowdy didn’t like him because he left the Indians for the White people. Another thing that kept Junior going was basketball. He used to play with Rowdy but now that he is in Reardan he is forced to make new friends and try to be on a new team. Reardan had many good players.
Jackson) returns to his old high school in Richmond, California, to get the basketball team into shape. With tough rules and academic discipline, he succeeds in setting the players on a winning streak. But when their grades start to suffer, Carter locks them out of the gym and shuts down their championship season. When he is criticized by the players and their parents, he sticks to his guns, determined that they excel in class as well as on the court”. Chief Editor, Max Gonzalez said, “Coach Carter is an excellent movie.
The fictional character to which I most relate is Miles “Pudge” Halter from Looking For Alaska. Miles comes from what he viewed as a boring background. He has a vague yet impelling vision that he wants to seek a “great perhaps”, so he transfers to Culver Creek boarding school starting his junior year in high school. Filled with stories of adventures and fun from his dad’s high school days, Miles is thrust into life at the school. Tending to muse over life, death, and romance, Miles is fascinated with personal quirks.
John’s first day of school started off rough for him. All he wants to do is play basketball and once the season starts he thinks he’ll fit in better. He needed to stay on top of school and was studying at a starbucks. A girl came in and he thought she was very attractive, he went up to her and started a conversation. He asked her to hang out somewhere else some other time.
He had to remain focused on his grades in order to play high school basketball. During his sophomore year at Anderson High School, Shawn became better at basketball and wanted to try out for the team. He made the team and met a new friend on the basketball team, and they became really close friends. When practice started Shawn did not have adequate basketball shoes until his coach supplied him with a new pair. Shawn didn 't have the resources for new clothes and shoes, so he had got a job.