•Black Leopard, Red Wolf by: Marlon James •Washington Black by: Esi Edugyan •Drown by: Junot Diaz •A Lucky Man by: Jamel Brinkley — finished 2/13/19 •Dark At The Crossing by: Elliot Ackerman — finished 2/6/19 •Barren Island by: Carol Zoref
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From January, 2019
The Most Important Name On Your Jersey Is On The Front
Team comes before individual. Always. Period.
Thesis Statements Aren’t Complicated
Thesis statements are a key to academic writing.
Books I Read In 2018
Here are the books I have fully enjoyed reading in 2018! I hope I haven’t left any out! CLICK ON EACH BOOK AUTHOR/TITLE TO SEE MORE ON AMAZON. Agrawal, Ajay, Gans, Joshua, and Avi Goldfarb Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence Albright, Madeleine Fascism: A Warning Arsenault, Raymond Freedom Riders: 1961…
Justifying A Position Using A Passage As Evidence
In high school and college writing, students are often asked to write using evidence from texts they are reading during class. As part of that process, they are asked to justify a position using a piece or pieces of quoted evidence as backing of that position. There are several segments that must be formed in…
The One Million Dollar Class
So this is where it begins. I get this email from a student who was in my class about eight years ago. In the email, the student states that she finished her aeronautical engineering degree and is employed now at Boeing. She’s not writing, though, just to tell me she works at Boeing. Pretty quickly,…