A Letter from an Upper-Class Citizen in the 17th Century

Dearest Bonnie,  It has been ever so long since our last correspondence, my darling friend. So much has occurred since we last had tea in the summer house.   Just one week before my fourteenth birthday, my poor grandfather Abner was stricken and passed away from smallpox.  My mother’s eyes have been emptied of tears and only redness remains.  Although his passing wrung our hearts […]

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Animal Farm Guided Inquiry 2019 DOL 1

What conditions are needed for revolution to occur? Based on your readings so far, what is the single most significant factor leading the animals to revolution?  A revolution is when a group of likeminded people band together to overthrow a form of injust government or social order, in favor of a new system. The conditions needed for revolution […]

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In-Depth Update #4

This week, I finished my knitting unit. I ended off this journey by making fingerless gloves for my dad, using a combination of the knit stitch and the purl stitch. The purl stitch is very similar to the knit stitch; it is essentially an upside down version of the other. At first, it was difficult to learn a new pattern, but after repeating row after […]

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In Depth Update #3

During the last few weeks I have spent my time researching for my final knitting project and planning my future sewing projects. I have been able to delve deeper into my research since I am slightly ahead of schedule. I have decided to expand my horizons in knitting for my next project by using new patterns […]

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