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Secondary – September 4

Richard Wright was born on this date in 1908. Explain why you think an author should or should not censor his or her own stories if they reinforce a negative stereotype about that writer’s demographic group.

Secondary – September 3

The new USA and Great Britain signed the Treaty of Paris on this date in 1783, officially ending the American Revolutionary War. Describe what you most look forward to when you think about your independence.

Secondary – August 30

John Gunther, author of Death Be Not Proud, was born on this date in 1901. If you knew you had only a few months left to live, what would you try to accomplish first?

Secondary – August 29

“No man’s knowledge here can go beyond his experience.” -English philosopher John Locke, born on this date in 1632. Explain why you agree or disagree with Locke’s statement.

Secondary – August 28

“The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.” -Canadian author and man of letters Robertson Davies, born this date in 1913. Describe what makes you laugh and why.

Secondary – August 27

“Perhaps that suspicion of fraud enhances the flavor.” -CS Forester, born on this date in 1899. Explain why you agree or disagree with the idea that something that’s against the rules is more interesting than something that isn’t.

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