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Extra Credit
The House on Mango Street
Mythology
To Kill A Mockingbird

 Use your imagination! You may submit up to two extra credit assignments per quarter. 10 points is added to your lowest homework or quiz grade.

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Passion, Inspiration, Journey!  Write about your personal experience concerning the issue of banned books.  Have you ever been denied acess to a book because it was not allowed in your school?   Have you ever read a book that was banned?  As an author how would you feel if a book you wrote was banned.  If you need ideas see Mrs. Cohen in the High School Library!
 
Write a two page reflective piece using this picture as your inspiration!  

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Create a short story to match this picture.  It is two friends; two siblings against the world; two young people watching a sunset or sunrise?  Use characterization, setting and tone to describe your characters and the situation!~ ~Passion, Inspiration, Journey, Finally, what is the guiding force of this setting and what is the fate of these two young innocent children?
 
Two page reflective piece using this picture as your inspiration!  Provide your inspirational picture attached to your writing.