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Tom Robbins: The Letter "Z"
(Theme: Play)

Read the Short essay "The Letter "Z"


ASSIGNMENT: Blog 2-3 of your favorite parts/lines and explain why

IN CLASS: TIMED WRITE

Tom Junod "The Terrible Boy"


For Further Interest:

10 Great Article by Tom Junod

ASSIGNMENT: Make one post to our TURNITIN forum and comment on two other's selections.




Eli Saslow: 2014 Pulitzer winner for Explanatory Reporting
(Theme: Expression)

March 17, 2013
Hungering for a new month to begin
April 24, 2013
'I'm not ready to sign up for this yet'
July 7, 2013
Driving away hunger
September 25, 2013
Rep. Steve Southerland believes in hard work. And that's what he got.
November 10, 2013
Too much of too little
December 16, 2013
Dec. 7th-Dec. 8th: the months seems a bit longer for a DC woman
January 21, 2014
Cover letter for entry
Each week you will have to make 1 TurnitIn Post and two responses. These should be more than a simple agreement with the ideas or statements. They should not be attacking or hurtful.