“Just because I liked something at one point in time doesn’t mean
Read the quote above, then write a letter to yourself about who you are now: things you like/dislike, your idiosyncrasies, what sets you off, what saddens you, music you like, television shows and movies you like, favorite foods, people, hang outs, religious thoughts, political beliefs, things to do, places to go, regrets, heartaches, joys, aspirations, goals, career plans--anything you think of that can define who you are right now. Be honest. You'll be the only person to read it. I will check for it to make sure you did the assignment, but what you write will be personal and for your eyes only. WRITE IT ON PAPER AND BE PREPARED TO TURN IT IN ON MONDAY.
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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