This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Write a heartfelt poem about breast cancer, survival or a loved one who either survived or succumbed to breast cancer without using the words breast or cancer.
Mixed Ink is our class blog, the window into our souls. It was designed to improve students' writing, critical thinking and communication skills by giving them a platform to provide meaningful content based on their interpretation of what they see.
Although the students receive a grade based on a rubric for completing this assignment, they are not graded on complexity of thought. This is a place where students of all levels can freely, confidently and creatively express themselves and their opinions in a nonjudgmental platform. They are required to respond to and critique each other, but degradation, slander, lewdness, etc., will not be tolerated.
All subjects are vital to learning, but English/Language Arts is the bridge of communication. So
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