Have you ever practiced so hard at something it lead to success? In the story Marble Champ by Gary Soto Lupe practices all throughout the story and it lead her to success. For example, she practices marbles, also she has success in school. This never would have happened if she never found out about marbles. It all started of when she was a very shy girl but great at school, but she was no good at any sports.
Is there ever a time that a movie is the same as the book? Well not in The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin which the GLMS sixth grade students read and watched. But in most movies based of of books a lot of key details are left out. The students tried to figure out who murdered Sam Westing. The Westing Game movie and novel contain many similarities and differences that are worth noting.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower, a Fascinating Book and Movie “So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.” (2). The book, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, written by Stephen Chbosky, has a very bumpy storyline featuring a teenager named Charlie. Charlie starts out his freshman year with no friends, but he eventually he meets Sam and Patrick, two seniors at his school. Stephen Chbosky uses many different rhetorical devices to foreshadow tramas that occured in Charlie’s early childhood.
Though there is some touchy subjects and moments in the book, I would still recommend it. In the book, the main character Alexi has gone thorough a lot. Surviving high school is enough to make one girl go crazy, and yet she has dealt with so much more. Spoiler alert, Alexi was raped, not just by anyone, but by her older sisters fiance. This causes her to constantly scratch the back of her neck as she counts the slits in the air vents.
Crank is part one of three book installment written by Ellen Hopkins. In the beginning of the novel we meet Kristina a straight A, clean cut, 16 year old girl. But while visiting her drug addicted father during the summer before her junior year Kristina meets the “monster” and she also meets Bree, her dangerous alter ego, within no time Kristina lets Bree completely take over. Bree is Kristina’s chic, smooth-talking persona that has one major flaw… she has a serious craving for any and every drug. So pretty soon Bree’s desperate desire for the high flying monster is all two girls can think about.
while she was in the tournament. In the text it said, “She beat her first opponent easily, and felt sorry for the girl because she didn’t have anyone to cheer for her. Lupe invited the girl, whose name was Rachel, to stay with them.” This illustrates a great act of kindness. Lupe was rewarded with a new friend by the end of the story because she reached out. When Lupe was nervous about facing the girl in finals, Rachel encouraged her that she could do it.
The Author Margaret Peterson Haddix in the book Found had these letters in the beginning. And in the book she shows what these letters symbolize. The characters, Jonah, Chip, and JB, see these letters as different symbols throughout the book and act differently to the letters. The letters is taken in at three different points of view. Jonah's meaning of the letters are, that these letters are pranks because “now they are in middle school and that's what middle schoolers do.” pg.
Gaby Rodriguez spent her senior year with a fake pregnant belly on her body. She was told her entire life that she was going to end up just like the rest of her family: pregnant as a teen in high school. Defying all stereotypes, and working hard to disprove them, she used her year-long senior project to change everyone’s minds. The Pregnancy Project by Gaby Rodriguez is a realistic, eye-opening story that all teenagers should read. One of the things that makes it such a good book is the rawness you feel the whole time.
The Franks: Hidden For Two Years For writing this essay, I was sparked by my continuous interest for the Holocaust and how the Frank family got through these terrible experiences. When I was in the 4th grade, we researched who was a part of the hiding and did projects on the whole story and I instantly wanted to know more. It interested me how a normal group of people could be this courageous and daring during a time where everything is collapsing in their lives. My goal for this essay is to inform you on how the hiding of the Frank family is a very significant part of our history that should be remembered for centuries. Life Before Hiding The Frank family consisted of four members, Otto, Edith, Margot, and Anne.
The reward for the film rights was a payment of $10,000 with an added $200 a week salary for becoming a screenwriter. Yezierska met with many other writers who had become famous a result of publishing book and selling the film rights. For the first time in her life she had a faucet that had both cold and hot water compared to one by multiple families on Hester Street. During the months she experienced stardom, she did not write or publish any major stories, instead finding the feeling inauthentic. Only months after her instantaneous rise to fame, she became overwhelmed by the situation and decided to decline a $100,000 contract, returning to New
Ole Miss Rebels Crush McNeese State University Cowgirls Junior, Lexi Thompson, led the Rebels to a three set victory with 25 kills and 22 digs against McNeese State University today at one at The Pavilion. The match ultimately came down to maximizing errors. The Cowgirls were unable to score more kills than the Rebels due to errors, putting the Rebels ahead with the win. Ole Miss Volleyball Head Coach, Stephen McRoberts, said “I was really proud of our team. We didn’t really have a whole lot of weaknesses... We, overall, played really steady, and I think that was our strength overall.” The first set started off with Senior setter, Aubrey Edie’s jump float serve, that was unable to earn the rebels the first point.
It is clear that keeping a secret for a whole school year would be a challenge, and the characters, setting, and theme all contribute to the success of the novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. Melinda moved on from the challenge of not speaking and finally spoke up in the end and that made everything in her life change for the better. The novel continues to be popular because of the message to speak up when nothing is going your way. Melinda got raped and did not tell anyone about this terrifying memory until the end of the school year. She lived a rough life through her first year of high school.
(insert quote) Veteran Tamika Catchings enjoyed a solid performance in her final all star game, eight points, ten rebounds, six assists. Catchings surpassed Lisa Leslie for first on the all time All Star Game scoring list with 108 points. Catchings deferred to her teammates and her defensive prowess when asked what the record meant to her. “We have scorers everywhere, and that’s what people choose to focus on sometimes. But you also need those players who are willing to do whatever it takes to help their team win, and that’s what I want to be too,” Said Catchings in her post game press conference.
Of course on episode one, there will be a lot of girls doing what they can to win over Ben Higgins. One girl brings her pony and it even stays all night. Lauren Russell will say that she has been stalking Ben for two months on social media, so hopefully that goes over okay. JoJo Fletcher shows up with her unicorn head on, but at least was smart enough to take it off before the night was over. A girl named Lace even has the nerve to kiss Ben the first time that she met him, but she won 't last long this season.
This semester I took ENG 104, Creative Writing at the Maui College. In this assignment, we needed to research different types of screenplays and select the one that best matches with what kind of story we wanted to write. I decided to do a TV screenplay for a TV series. It was about a town murder and three teenagers(the main characters) are trying to figure out who did it and clearing their own names since the town thinks they did it. This assignment addresses Information Skills because this class is all about researching different kinds of writings and poetry.