English II

Grade: 99.57% A For English II, I used part of the Calvert curriculum and supplemented it with my own writing assignments to make it more demanding. I liked that Calvert allows me to, with my mother and advisor's approval, swap out certain reading and assignments for work that will challenge me more. I also like... Continue Reading →

A paragraph about my favorite food

An assignment for College Prep Writing for High School Macaroni and cheese, a delectable crowd-pleaser, has claimed the spot at the top of my favorites list. This easy-to-make dish does not require many ingredients or time-consuming preparation. I also enjoy adding toppings to it, including breadcrumbs, various seasonings, or even fried tofu. Being a well-known... Continue Reading →

Summaries of sources

Americans as Concerned as Ever About Global Warming: Secondary Source Summary: The Gallup news article “Americans as Concerned as Ever About Global Warming” discusses how Americans' views on global warming have changed throughout the years. The article states that viewpoints on global warming stayed about the same in 2017 and 2018, and that ⅔ of... Continue Reading →

Annapolis: The Food, the Water, the Fun!

College Preparation Writing for High School -- Semester I May 11, 2020 Are you looking for an awe-inspiring destination to add to your bucket list?  Look no further than the city of Annapolis, Maryland.  This capital city is a very popular travel destination well known for a multitude of activities and adventures.  Not surprisingly, Annapolis... Continue Reading →

A Personal Narrative About My First Concert

An assignment for Mastering the Five-Paragraph Essay class             Last summer, I joined a School of Rock band. I’ve always loved performing. It was my second band, and I was really excited for it. I’ve had many concerts with my first band, so I was extremely eager for more performances. No one else wanted to... Continue Reading →

Candy Canes in the Caribbean

It’s the holidays! Is a “white Christmas” not your idea of a good time? Does pulling on boots and shoveling snow deplete your holiday spirit? Then it might be time to seek out a tropical destination like Beaches Turks and Caicos. Picture this: You step onto your airplane amid the snow and sleet, and you... Continue Reading →

My Big Fat Swim Partner

It’s the New Year! And even in the Sunshine State, people are dealing with chilly temperatures. So you might not get excited to step your toes into the cold waters of Crystal River in Florida. But do it! Slip on one of the wetsuits provided by Manatee Fun Tours (www.manateefun.com) because they payoff is well... Continue Reading →

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