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9/12/2014
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We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
9/11/2014
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--Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States.
9/10/2014
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Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.
9/9/2014
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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. --That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
9/8/2014
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When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
9/5/2014
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When Nag saw Rikki-tikki-tavi, Nag was upset. Rikki-tikki-tavi crushed Nagaina's eggs quickly, so that they could not hatch. The mongoose is a feirce animal that can be tamed, but mongooses can’t be brought into the U.S. without a permit from the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife.
9/4/2014
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Nag the cobra is worried because he knows that a mongoose can kill a cobra. Regardless, he didn’t say anything to his wife, Nagaina. All cobras who live in gardens must be on their guard for a mongoose.
9/3/2014
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Rikki-tikki-tavi is a courageous mongoose who fought two deadly cobras and saved an English family living in colonial India. Rikki-tikki-tavi will not quit until he kills both snakes.
9/2/2014
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Rips only friend was his dog he was as henpecked as his master. Rip Van Winkle an unsuccessful farmer became famous for his adventures.
8/29/2014
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Rip van winkle hated work. His wife wanted him to earn a living. Rip should of listened to his wife because the money would of helped his family.
8/28/2014
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The magical feeling of this story comes from its source a old folk tale handed down through the ages. Washington Irving became famous in Europe. He also became famous in America.
8/27/2014
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The story Rip Van Winkle takes place in the catskill mountains in new york. These mountains are high, and there steep cliffs are beautiful.
8/26/2014
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The children moved through the bright sunlight. “All summer in a day” shows how the setting affects people. This is like other stories.
8/25/2014
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Margot learned about Venus but she was wanting to go back to Earth. “The sun is much better than sun lamps” the children shouted.
8/22/2014
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The other children didn’t say nothing nice to Margot. Because they were mean. The children believe it or not locked Margot in a closet.
8/21/2014
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It was the most happiest day in Margot’s life. The children dont except Margot because she remembers what the sun was like.
8/20/2014
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In the story “All Summer in a Day,” the children on venus had never seen the sun. “I think the sun is a amazing flower” Margot said to them.
8/19/2014
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Running as fast as they can the kidnappers head out of town. The Ransom of Red Chief is a funny story even though kidnapping are not a funny subject.
8/18/2014
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The boy is a brat he sits on Bills chest and tries to cut off his scalp. The kidnappers have to pay to get rid of Red Chief. They pay $250.
8/15/2014
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Bill said Hey, little boy! Would you like to have a bag of candy and a nice ride? The boy hit bill in the eye with a piece of brick.
8/14/2014
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They be planning to ask for two thousand dollars in ransom. Bill and him had about 600 dollars between the two of them.
8/13/2014
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In “The Ransom of Red Cheif,” Bill Driscoll and the narrator took Red Cheif down to the south. they wanted his father to pay a large ransom
8/12/2014
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Would you like to visit the Caribbean. It is a real friendly vacation spot.
8/11/2014
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4 islands show the influence of French culture. Everything about the Caribbean islands are interesting.
8/8/2014
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Our plane landed in Barbados at 510 P.M., and we were very tired. Wow The flowers on the island were nice.
8/7/2014
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There is hardly no rain on the Caribbean island of Curaçao. It was Bob’s and Barry’s idea to research the Dominican Republic.
8/6/2014
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the Caribbean Islands are a colorful mosaic of many cultures   Hispanics make up a large part of the population of cuba and Puerto rico.
8/5/2014
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The teacher considered providing an essay for the students to write on the first few days of school.  The students did not realize that their behavior could change the assignment.
8/4/2014
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Every day, sentences will be posted here that require edits or revisions. Each student will copy the sentences as posted, then use editing marks to correct the errors. Sentences will be turned in on the last day of the week for a grade.