Do High Schools Give Too Much Homework?

Tammie, a teenager in high school, comes home from a long six hours of school, and is already overwhelmed. For homework today she has to solve twenty problems for geometry, read three chapters for English and answer study guide questions, complete a biology web quest, study for her history chapter test tomorrow, and write out ten sentences for Spanish that will be graded as a...
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Psychoanalysis in Van Gogh's, "The Night Cafe"

Many things in Vincent van Gogh’s life such as his emotions, life experiences, and other innovators throughout his lifetime, greatly influenced his art pieces.Being an artist in the Post-Impressionist time period meant competition and proving one’s worth; therefore, Van Gogh did just that in painting “The Night Cafe.” It has become known by researchers that this was influence...
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Minorities in the War

World War II was a brutal global war between the Allied Powers (Great Britain, France, Soviet Union, and the United States) and the Axis Powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan). The war began in 1939 due to the determination of the Nazi Germany to take over all of Europe in order to spread fascism. The Allied powers joined the war in order to fight for an end to fascism and for t...
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Climate Change: A Carbon-Rich Problem

Atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide has been increasing since the Industrial Revolution, and the earth’s temperature is rising along with it. The rising temperature is harming the environment by melting ice and making winters warmer. The main reason we haven’t switched to clean energy to avoid this warming is because the switch would be expensive and time consuming. ...
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Women in a Changing World

My written task which is of course in the format of an essay will answer the question “If the text had been written in a different time for a different audience, how and why it might differ?” My written task will be based on a dialogue said by Claire, a badminton player. It will consist of diary entries from one man and one woman from the year 1870 and the year 2012. These...
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2 Everest Adeventures

It’s dangerous. “Whats dangerous you may be asking, well the answer is climbing Everest . In Peak by Roland Smith and High Exposere by David Breachers that’s exactly what they do . These books have many similarities and differences (like most books covering the same idea) . For example both these stories are about climbing Everest . In addition, High Exposere was made i...
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Effects of Poverty on Children

Children living in poverty are often faced with certain challenges, whereas people who grow up in a financially stable environment, are not confronted with those problems. More affluent children are fortunate to have what they need with little to no worry about losing it. On the other hand, many poor children have little resources provided to them and grow up in an unsafe en...
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Chimeraism Thesis

Chimeraism is rarely spoken of in everyday life, but is well studied in the world of science. A Chimera can be identified by a number of examples: HH (human-human) Chimeraism (surgically implanting pluripotent stem cells from another person, inside a patient), HNH (human-nonhuman) Chimeraism (putting human DNA in a mouse oocytes), and NHH (nonhuman-human) Chimeraism (human st...
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Madness

Writer’s memo In my piece of writing I talk about what gets me mad, and how I would like to see a change and how you can help solve the issue. Also in my piece of writing I want the reader to put themselves in my shoes and relate to what I am trying to say in my writing. Grammatical error and punctuation is a big part of what I am trying to get back, And advice for r...
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Clear Up the Issue, Not Our Trees

Six billion. That one number demonstrates the potential of ongoing destruction and challenges our morality. No, it doesn’t refer to the current human population. According to the 2005 report from Rainforest Action Network, six billion trees are cut down every year. Twenty-nine million each day. Deforestation is a real threat to this planet. We are stripping away the greenery,...
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