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Secondary – June 9

Think about the time a person made you the most angry you’ve ever been. Explain the reason for that person’s behavior in a way that would change your emotional reaction from anger to something more positive.

Primary – June 9

“Books fall open, you fall in. When you climb out again, you’re a bit larger than you used to be.” -Gregory Maguire, who was born on this date in 1954. Describe how the last book you read changed you.

Secondary – June 8

Francis Crick, who with his colleagues James Watson and Maurice Wilkins discovered the double-helix structure of DNA, was born on this date in 1916. Using observations of your family and friends, explain whether genetics or the environment play a greater role in a person’s development.

Primary – June 8

“Television is chewing gum for the eyes.” -Architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who was born on this date in 1867. Explain why you agree or disagree with his opinion.

Secondary – June 5

“Everybody is wrong about everything, just about all the time.” -Chuck Klosterman, born this date in 1972. Argue that Mr. Klosterman proves his point by being wrong.

Primary – June 5

Richard Scarry was born on this date in 1919. His most famous book asked, “What do people do all day?” Describe what you think you’ll do all day after you finish going to school.

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