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Secondary – December 4

“The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.” -Rainer Maria Rilke, born this date in 1875. Explain why you agree or disagree with Rilke.

Secondary – December 3

“Words, as is well known, are the great foes of reality.” -Joseph Conrad, born this date in 1857. Think of the worst thing you’ve ever done, and then describe it in words that make it seem as if it’s no big deal.

Secondary – December 2

If you could make a 30-second statement to every person in the world simultaneously, what would you say?

Secondary – December 1

On this date in 1955, Rosa Parks  was arrested when she refused to give up her city bus seat to a white man. Describe the law or rule today do you think is so wrong or unfair that people should refuse to comply with it, and what might happen if they did.

Secondary – November 30

“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” -Jonathan Swift, born on this date in 1667. Explain what this quote by the author of Gulliver’s Travels means to you.

Secondary – November 25

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” -Andrew Carnegie, born on this date in 1835. What wisdom can you take from Carnegie’s age?

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