Comparing books and films: The Outsiders

‘The Outsiders’ is a book written by S.E. Hinton when she was 17. This book was also published into a film. After I watched the movie, I noticed some of the pros and cons of a book and a film. Although I preferred the book…

Responding to ‘The Way We Fall’ by Megan Crewe

A found poem is a poem that is created with words or phrases from other peoples literature with a bit of change in the spacing and lines. I think found poems are used to promote books or give small hints of the story of a…

Text for Change : Poem vs. Ads

This unit we are learning about pathos and persuasive techniques. For our project, we made a screen cast about how language can change emotions and we compared a poem and ad to do a comparison and contrast. Here is the screen cast :

Responding to “Fault in Our Stars” by John Green

Part 1: The book “Fault in Our Stars”  is about the love story of two teenagers with cancer, Hazel Grace and Augustus Waters. At first before Hazel meets Augustus, she is always thinking of when she is going to die and she always wants to…