Sunday, January 7, 2018

One Word

       This year in goal, our teacher tried out a new project called one word, our job for this project was to come up with one word that you over all want to achieve this year.  My one word for this year is Positivity. This word immediately came to mind when this project was brought up. I thought of this because I am a pretty negative person and struggle with positivity, right when I am presented with something all of the bad things about it start going through my head instead of the good things about it. In 2018 I really want to work on this and become a more positive person.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

To Kill a Mockingbird Blog Post

The Movie to Kill a Mockingbird does not even come close to comparing to the book. I mean there are similarities and differences. Such as the book and movie both have the same storylines and the movie has the most important parts of it but it also left out some of the best parts. It left out one of the mockingbird references, the line "One down, two to go." and much more that may not be important to some people but the movie kind of felt incomplete because of some of the lines weren't in there. At least for me, the movie did not at all compare to my expectations it was still good but I just don't think it's possible to make a movie that would affect someone the same way the book did. If I could change the movie, the main thing I would change would be, adding in more of the important lines/people that a lot of people remember, such as including the other mockingbird line, including Aunt Alexandra etc. Everything in the movie was kind of how I imagined it in the book, minus the way the characters looked. Everyone looked completely different than I imagined.

Friday, October 20, 2017

DWA Publishing 1st Quarter

People should never be...
            People should never be mean. Let's face it no one is perfect, and no one has ever been nice 24/7. We are all guilty of being mean sometimes, including me. The main thing I really can't stand though is when people are mean all the time, for no reason what so ever. I mean you could just be sitting there minding your business when Becky comes up to you and calls you ugly or something. Those are the kind of people this DWA is turned towards because I honestly can't stand people like Becky. It's human nature to be mean sometimes I mean we can't really help it. People like Becky though need to learn how to be nicer people, Ok Becky?

Would you rather have a job you hate that pays a lot or a job you love that could only get you by?
           I would have both, at first I would get a job that I hate and paid a lot. I would do this first because then I could buy a house and all necessities and then after about 5-10 years of this awful job, I would switch to a job I enjoy and doesn't pay a lot. I would do this because then I would have money and only have to suffer for 5-10 years and also have a job that I love.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Words of Wisdom

The thing I took away from this project is how different everyone is. I didn't really think about it when we were writing down the quotes, but now that I go back and reflect on it I realize it. The reason there is such a variety of quotes is because everyone experiences and goes through different things in life. I really enjoyed this project because I got to see everyone's view on life.

Friday, March 17, 2017

History Day Reflection

     My partner for history day was Mallory we did an exhibit, and our project was, Standing Up Against Hitler: The Few, The Brave. My favorite part of our project was making the board, it was fun to design what it was going to look like, and then see how it turned out in real life. The two most interesting things I learned about were the things that lead to their deaths, and what made them want to do what they did. This was interesting to learn about because they all had a different story and you could see that they didn't just treat Jew's bad they treated anyone that got in their way bad.
     The most difficult part of this project was writing about the people, because you had in your mind everything you wanted to write but you couldn't write it the way you wanted because of the word count. It was also difficult because we had to include quotes and you would have to find a good spot for a quote and try to find a way to make it flow. I improved as a learner, I learned that even if you think something is "good enough" it never is and there is always a way to improve it. I learned this due to when I was working on the board I would be like that's "good enough" it's fine, but then my parents would suggest something, or mallory would and because I kept working on it and adding stuff it made the board 10x better. Between now and history day I would like to improve the papers about my people, I feel like I could add more quotes and information to them and make them better than they are.
     I am most proud of our board, because we kept working on it and if there was something that was just ok we found a way to improve it. Our project related to the theme because the people we researched stood up to someone so powerful and that could do anything to them. They also found their own unique way to make the situation better and take a stand in history.

Monday, October 3, 2016


When I first heard we were doing shakespeare I was thinking that it was going to be kind of boring.I have always thought that he was just a guys who wrote old timey books.   Then you said that we were going to see his first folio and I was like ok this might be kind of fun, but then you said it wasn't the play and that we were going to actually see the first folio written out. I kind of was thinking well this is going to be boring because I don't like tours I would rather walk around and read everything and see it for myself. Once we got there though and after the tour when we got to look around it was really fun because we looked at everything up close. When we watched Taming of the Shrew I really liked it! Over all I have learned lots of things and have learned more than he is just a guy that writes books, I learned that we have all seen some type or form of a shakespeare book and there are lots of interesting things about him!
I think Kate was tamed because towards the end she acted calmer and when she gave her speech I felt like she really meant it.I really liked this movie because it was a funny love story and wasn't a boring gushy love story like we are used to.
I think the insults and death scenes helped us because we got to get used to how they spoke and it was really interesting to hear the insults. Also the death scenes helped because we got to act out what happened. Both of these helped because we kind of got to learn more about the things that went on in the books and plays, and since we did it ourselves we understood it more.
I think his first folio is very important because it is very rare. It is also the only time all of them were written down in one place. Which is pretty cool!
In conclusion, I learned a lot and liked getting to learn some new things I didn't know before!