Although I had already read and blogged about my 4th quarter independent reading book, I recently read another story that made me laugh, cry, and question a lot. The Fault in our Stars by John Green is a story about a 16 year old cancer patient named Hazel who falls madly in love with a boy named Augustus. Augustus has been cancer free for a little while, and the chances are good that he'll never get it again. From…Continue
For my fourth quarter reading book, I chose the story Ordinary People by Judith Guest. Called a book for all ages, Ordinary People really captures the lives of a seemingly perfect family to show that everybody has their own problems and struggles. This fantastic book switches of between the perspective of Conrad, a troubled teenage boy, and his father who is facing problems with his marriage and worrying about his son.
Conrad seems like the typical teenage boy.…Continue
For my 3rd quarter reading book, I picked up Working by Studs Terkel, and I loved it! When Ms. Berdick announced the show for Group Interp, I was very interested and wanted to know as much as I could for my audition. I found Working in the library, and was so worried about reading it. The book is huge! At first, I read only a couple of interviews just to get the feel of it before I auditioned. Once auditions were over though, I ended up reading the rest of them. It’s filled with a…Continue
Many English kids know that if your teacher is wonderful and fantastic, you’ll be coming down to the auditorium Wednesday and Thursday to see Group Interpretation and Contest Play! What I’ve noticed though, is that a lot of students at Fremd don’t actually know what this is, or why you get to miss class for it. I mean, you get to miss a couple of periods, so nobody questions why you’re headed to Kolze auditorium; I can’t blame you, I know I wouldn’t either!
I’m sure a lot of you know,…Continue