Shakespeare was born on April 23 1564 in an small town called Stratford-on-Avon. Shakespeare is very famous today. He was not so well known in his day.
Rhyme is a type of repetition. This is interesting to a listener. Because of all the repetition “Annabel Lee” has a musical sound.
The poet had gave Annabel Lee their love forever. The speaker is sad after losing his love.
After the poet and Annabel Lee had fallen in love. Then she died. The angels envied both she and the poet.
The first line of the poem “Annabel Lee” is “it was many and many a year ago.” Annabel Lee was loved by the speaker very much.
Edgar Allan Poe is the author of the poem annabel lee. Poe 1809–1849 was born in Boston and had a hard life.
Bess loves the highwayman. She is the landlord’s green eyed daughter. She waits anxious for him every night.
The two main characters in the poem, the outlaw and Bess. People here the highwayman riding through the night. This is a regular occurrence.
The highwaymen, who people feared, waited on the side of the road. The highwayman in this poem is a dashing romantic figure.
Noyes poem The Highwayman is about an outlaw and his love. The fact that England had been annoyed by outlaws might have influenced his writing.
What I want to say is that Alfred Noyes is a man who was a writer who wrote alot of poems and articles. Legendary figures from English history were written about by Noyes.
The poem tells we readers that we should forget the sad days and that we readers should go on with life. Longfellow is considered by many people to be one of America’s best poets.
In the poem they had some sad lines. The blacksmith is kind and decent and also has courage.
The blacksmith work from morning until night he never take a break. After working all day, a rest was what the blacksmith had earned.
The blacksmith is more stronger then the other people in the town. The poem starts with the words “under a spreading chestnut tree.”
The poem The Village Blacksmith made Henry Wadsworth Longfellow famous. This here poem is real long, but it is easy to read.
Of the two children, Annie was the fastest runner. Although everyone were tired, the man continued the chase.
It was december and the streets were very slippery. Mikey and her had nowhere to go because Edgerton Ave was a dead end.
Annie wore timberline boots on account of the fact that they were waterproof. Because they were exhausted, the kids ran all the way down Edgerton Avenue.
Annie was seven years old the boys were a little older. The kids rushed through the streets like we thought they would.
Annie Dillard wrote An American Childhood so readers could learn why she became a writer. Do you think you could of written an essay like this about your childhood?
The first part of my story outline looked like this:
I. facts about Barrio Boy
“Well, I don’t know if I want to be a teacher” said Ernesto.
Ernesto enjoyed his studies. And he liked his teachers. Learning english, as well as getting used to a new country, take time.
Ito can read a sentence the teacher exclaimed! The korean, italian, and polish first graders all had similar moments of glory.
Friends in the barrio explained the school rules. Miss Hopley sat at a roll top desk and smiled wholeheartedly.
“Who is going to a new school?” the teacher asked. “It is me,” Ernesto wrote in the composition. Mrs Dodson, a neighbor, told Ernesto how to find the lincoln school.
Thurber drew cartoons until the 1950’s for many issues of the magazine. The magazine be famous for its cartoons biographies and stories.
In addition to writing Thurber drew cartoons for the magazine. His cartoons showed sad looking animals. They also showed oversized wives with undersized husbands.
Harold Ross founded The New Yorker in 1925. Thurber joined the magazine in 1927 and wrote for them for many years.
Thurber attended Ohio State University and then worked as a code clerk for the state department. He moved to New York City in 1926 and became a reporter for the Evening Post.
James Thurber was born december 8 1894 in Columbus, Ohio. He lost sight in one eye. A friend shot him with a BB gun.
Mother thinked that Father was dying. Thurber turned on the light. He unlocked the door. He goes to the attic.
I’m all right Briggs yelled. The dog an animal that never liked Briggs jumped him.
Thurbers’ bed suddenly fell with a tremendous crash. The bed had always tipped over. The family was screaming, running, and they started to shout.
Old Aunt Melissa who could whistle like a man thought she would die on South High Street. Aunt Sarah Shoaf piled all her possessions outside her bedroom door. She did this in a nervous way.
The night the bed fell is a funny story about James Thurber’s family. Each of his relatives were strange.
Dicken’s most famous books are as follows Nicholas Nickelby, Bleak House, Great Expectations, and A Tale of Two Cities. I like A Tale of Two Cities the best my sister likes Bleak House.
The Pickwick Papers his first novel made Dickens famous. Dickens speaked all over the world on lecture tours.
The first writings were published by Dickens in 1833. His pen name was Boz a name he liked very much.
He started school when he was 9 but his education ended early. Charles had to work in a sweatshop. He did not have a chance to return to school.
Charles Dickens was born on February 7 1812 in Portsmouth England. He spent most of his childhood in london and kent, the settings for many of his books.
The ghosts showed Scrooge his past present and future. This play had good characters, and it had a good plot, and also the ending was good.
Scrooges selfishness made him forget the meaning of christmas. Seeing that his life is filled with greed Scrooge changes his ways.
In the movie version, they had some great scenes. Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol one of the most famous stories ever written in the 1840’s.
Juan and Maria disliked Scrooge in the beginning of the story but they liked him better toward the end. Each of the three ghosts had their part to play.
The setting for A Christmas Carol is London England. The play has the following main characters Jacob Marley, Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, and the ghosts.
Their friends homes are gone to by children for parties. They eat tamales, which are cornmeal pancakes filled with stuff.
The children leave grass for the camels in shoe boxes. They put the shoe boxes under they’re beds. The Kings bring gifts to children which believe in them.
In Puerto Rico tradition says that the Three Kings rided their camels to the childrens homes. The Three Kings gave fabulous presents to the children. Who had been good.
The holiday celabrates the story of the Three Kings— Melchior, Balthazar, and Gaspar. On the twelth day after Christmas the Three Kings was guided by a star to travel to bethlehem.
In puerto rico and other spanish speaking countries, some people celebrate Three Kings’ Day. The holiday takes place on January, 6.
We the People...
Edit and correct the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States of America
Neither the mongoose nor the cobra are found roaming freely in North America. The mongoose is a feirce animal it can be tamed.
Cobras live in: Africa, Southern Asia, and the East Indies. Mongeese can kill mice rats and snakes.
Because a mongoose is less than two feet long you might expect it to lose in a fight with a cobra. Cobras can grow as long as up to 6 feet in length.
A mongoose can be brought into the united states only for educational medicinal or scientific purposes. A mongoose is helpful in killing poisonous snakes however a mongoose is harmful to many birds.
When Nag saw Rikki-tikki-tavi, he was upset. He crushed Nagainas eggs quick, so that they couldn’t hatch.
Irregardless, he didn’t say nothing to his wife, Nagaina. All cobras who live in gardens must be on his or her guard for a mongoose.
Rikki-tikki-tavi willn’t quit until he kills both snakes. Nag the cobra is worried because he knows that a mongoose can kill a cobra.
Rikki-tikki-tavi is a courageous mongoose who fighted two deadly cobras. Rikki-tikki-tavi saved an english family living in colonial India.
Rip went into the mountains. To get away from his wife. We all knowed Rip would get a big surprise but what a surprise he got.
Rips only friend was his dog he was as henpecked as his master. Rip Van Winkle an unsuccessful farmer became famous for his adventures.
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.
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
The story Rip Van Winkle takes place in the catskill mountains in new york. These mountains are high, and there steep cliffs are beautiful.
The children moved through the bright sunlight. “All summer in a day” shows how the setting affects people. This is like other stories.
Margot learned about Venus but she was wanting to go back to Earth. “The sun is much better than sun lamps” the children shouted.
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.
It was the most happiest day in Margot’s life. The children dont except Margot because she remembers what the sun was like.
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.
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.
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.
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.
They be planning to ask for two thousand dollars in ransom. Bill and him had about 600 dollars between the two of them.
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
Would you like to visit the Caribbean. It is a real friendly vacation spot.
4 islands show the influence of French culture. Everything about the Caribbean islands are interesting.
Our plane landed in Barbados at 510 P.M., and we were very tired. Wow The flowers on the island were nice.
There is hardly no rain on the Caribbean island of Curaçao. It was Bob’s and Barry’s idea to research the Dominican Republic.
the Caribbean Islands are a colorful mosaic of many cultures Hispanics make up a large part of the population of cuba and Puerto rico.
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.